In these 3 blogs, school leaders explain how they use pupil premium funding to improve the educational outcomes of disadvantaged pupils in their schools.
Pupil premium & PE premium
Morden Mount Primary School is a mixed community school with pupils aged 3 to 11, located in Greenwich, London. Kemisola Okhani, Deputy Headteacher shares her experience using tutoring to further support pupils in their learning.
Clare Greene, an executive headteacher in the South West of England and evidence lead in education for West Somerset Research School, tells us her tips about how to effectively manage a school budget including Pupil Premium funding. The challenges Maximising …
"This is a great opportunity for our new year 7 students to make friends, meet staff and find their way around the building."
Associate Principal Vicky Pinkney shares how her school will make the most of their exciting summer school plans to support pupils’ transition into secondary school.
I was really excited when I heard about the idea of summer schools, as I knew how much it would support pupils with the transition to secondary school. I hope this opportunity gives us a chance to give them a bit of optimism and excitement for the future!
Deputy Head Elaine Williams explains how her school have made use of the government-funded National Tutoring Programme to target individual pupil needs, making sure that the children whose learning has been most disrupted by lockdown get the support they need.
With all children now back in classrooms, Deputy Head Andrew Beavis describes how lockdown has developed his school's blended learning approach and how their remote education model continues to support students now they're in school.
Matt Rutter is Assistant Headteacher at Upton-by-Chester High School. He describes his experience of accessing tuition for his pupils through the National Tutoring Programme and the benefits of providing this extra support to pupils.
Amy Wood, Principal of Mossbourne Riverside Academy in East London, shares one example of a student who faced every conceivable barrier to remote education and was at serious risk of falling far behind without the support her academy provided.
Primary headteacher, Kate Jefferson, describes the steps her Trust has taken to continue remote learning and how she’s preparing for the challenges to welcome pupils back to school.