Shipston High School Pupil Premium Statement:
The Pupil Premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and to close the gaps between them and their peers.
PUPIL PREMIUM GRANT
The conditions of grant for pupil premium allocations in the 2017-18 financial year, published by the Department for Education (DfE) and the Education Funding Agency (EFA), explain that five categories of pupils are eligible for funding:
Type of disadvantaged pupil and Pupil premium per pupil 2017-18:
Pupils in year groups reception to year 6 recorded as ‘ever 6 free school meals (FSM)’ £1,320
Pupils in year groups 7 to 11 recorded as ‘ever 6 FSM’ £ 935
Looked after children (LAC) £1,900
Pupils recorded as ‘ever 6 service’ children, or in receipt of a child pension
from the Ministry of Defence £ 300
A school’s grant allocation is based on the number of eligible pupils recorded on the January 2017 census.
If you think you may be eligible for Free School Meals please contact Warwickshire County Council on 01926 359189
Further details can be found at: https://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/freeschoolmeals
Shipston High School uses this funding to ensure that disadvantaged pupils are supported in order to enable them to achieve to their potential. Each students’ individual needs are taken into account when deciding what form this support will take.
This support manifests itself in many different ways, some of which are outlined below:
• One to one, or small group teaching assistant support
• One to one, or small group revision sessions
• Study skills sessions
• Provision of relevant learning resources which may include: revision guides; art, DT supplies; printing/photocopying; study related equipment
• Cost of curriculum/field work trips
• Individual counselling from school counsellor
• Provision of careers advice (IAG) to any students highlighted as requiring further guidance
• Instrument lessons
• Extra-curricular trips
Shipston High School's GCSE results in 2017 demonstrated the effectiveness of this funding, with Disadvantaged pupils achieving a Progress 8 score of +0.28 which was the highest among the SWEP (South Warwickshire Education Partnership ) schools.
If you have questions regarding any areas of the Pupil Premium at Shipston High School, please contact Mr Andrew Larkin, Assistant Head Teacher.