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Flying Bull

Pupil Premium

Report for use of the Pupil Premium at The Flying Bull Academy 

At The Flying Bull Academy, we aim to ensure;

  • that teaching and learning opportunities meet the needs of all of our pupils.
  • that appropriate provision is made for pupils who belong to vulnerable groups. Termly Pupil Progress meetings enable the identification of underachieving pupils and planning to address their needs.

The Pupil Premium is funding provided to schools which is in addition to main school funding. It is for schools to decide how the Pupil Premium is spent, since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils within their individual responsibility.

If you have any questions about Pupil Premium or the way that the funding is used, please telephone or come in to speak to the headteacher.

In making provision for underachieving pupils, we recognise that not all pupils who receive free school meals will be underachieving. We also recognise that not all pupils who are underachieving are registered or qualify for free school meals. We reserve the right to allocate the Pupil Premium funding to support any pupil or groups of pupils the school has legitimately identified as underachieving.

Pupil Premium funding will be allocated following a needs analysis which will identify priority year groups, vulnerable groups or individuals, therefore not all children receiving free school meals will be in receipt of pupil premium interventions at one time.

Pupil Premium Strategy 2016/2017

Click here to read the Pupil Premium Strategy for 2016/2017 

Pupil Premium Strategy 2016/2017

Please click here to see a report on how we spent our Pupil Premium allocation for 2016/2017 and its impact.

Pupil Premium 2015/2016

How many pupils?

We currently have 262 pupils who qualify for the Pupil Premium. This is 62% of the school population.

How much funding did we receive?

We have been allocated £325,000

How are we planning to use the funding?

  • Extra teacher in Year 6
  • Extra teacher in Year 2 – smaller groups in the morning and working with booster groups and Reading Recovery in the afternoon
  • Extra teachers in Years 1, 4 and 5 giving targeted support
  • Coaching in Maths teaching for all teachers
  • Speech and Language Therapist in 3 days a week
  • Educational Psychologist in 2 days a week
  • Extra Teaching Assistant support in Year R
  • Full time Attendance Support Worker
  • Continued Every Child A Reader (ECAR) accreditation and training
  • Fischer Family Trust Intervention training and support
  • Better Reading Programme Intervention training and support
  • Two 0.6 teachers to allow Pupil Conferencing
  • Number Counts Teacher Training
  • Lunchtime and After School Booster groups with Year 6 teachers
  • Extra member of Learning and Pastoral Team working with children who have barriers to learning