Funding and Impact- Pupil Premium and Yr7 catch up
Pupil Premium is funding that schools receive that is in in addition to the school budget. The funding is to support the raising of attainment for the most vulnerable pupils with the aim of closing the gap between themselves and their peers.
Schools are free to decide how to manage this funding. Pupil Premium is not an individual budget allocated to a family for their child’s education. The Governing Body makes the decision on how Pupil Premium should be targeted to ensure efficient and effective outcomes for children who are eligible
Schools must publish details on how the funding allocation :
- will be spent for the current year
- was spent in the previous academic year
- has made a difference to the attainment of disadvantaged pupils
Secondary schools receive pupil premium funding for each child from Year 7 to
West Lancashire Community High School’s objectives for pupil premium funding to support :
- Social and emotional development and maturity of pupils
- Behaviour and attendance of pupils
- Holistic development of pupils
- Provide opportunities for socialisation with peers outside of the school day
The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives schools additional funding to support year 7 pupils who did not achieve at least level 4 in reading or maths at the end of key stage 2 (KS2).
The statement of how the current and previous year's allocation of funding is spent and its impact, please see document below.