Pupil premium funding is based on the number of pupils registered for Free School Meals (FSM). This is additional funding.
This Financial Year 2017-2018 the school received £5,860
For the Financial Year 2016-2017 the school received £12,460
Pupil Premium Strategy
We currently have very few pupils eligible for Pupil Premium. The funding is based on historical data and therefore we have used the money to maintain our low pupil to adult ratio. This continues to aid the escalated progress of pupils’ achievement in Literacy and Numeracy.
We have also been able to employ a teaching assistant to provide intervention teaching for identified pupils requiring specific additional teaching.
Funding is also used to subsidise or fully pay for any contributions to trips, extra-curricular activities or extended school provision.
Children can have free school meals and are eligible for Pupil Premium if they receive any of the following:
If you think your child may be eligible for Free School Meals (irrelevant of the new Universal Infant Free School Meals scheme) please either contact the School Office on 01303 862375 (your call will be treated confidentially) or follow the link to the Kent County Council’s website.
Every child registered for FSM provides the school with additional funding to be used in the manner above.
The Government have committed to funding schools to support the provision of PE/Sport. Each school will receive £16,000 plus an additional £10 per pupil each year.
At Stowting this will mean around £16,098 a year. this is an increment of 50% on that originally budgeted for.
To gain best value and to maximise the impact for our children we use the money to:
Participation rates in extra curricular PE activities and pupil enjoyment and achievement of the subject is evidenced by competitive success, pupil voice and data showing that in excess of 92% of Key Stage Two pupil take part in extra curricular sports clubs provided by the school or in the community.