Pupil Premium Allocation and Impact

At Knowsley Village Community School all members of teaching staff, non-teaching staff and governors are committed to meeting the pastoral, social and academic needs within a whole school caring environment for all children.  At Knowsley Village Community Primary School our priority is ALL children and through Pupil Premium Funding we are committed to focusing on ‘narrowing the gap’ and improving pupils life chances for all.

Who is eligible for Free School Meals? (FSM )

A pupil is eligible if they receive any of the following:

  • Universal credit
  • Income Support
  • Income Based Job seekers allowance
  • Income related Employment and Support allowance
  • Child Tax Credit* please ask for more detail on this

The subsidy also includes children who are looked after and children of service families.

If you require further information regarding the Pupil premium Allocation, please ask at the school office.  A copy of our Pupil Premium Policy can be viewed by clicking on the link below which gives more detail on the breakdown of the allocation.

Pupil Premium Strategy

Our strategy is aimed at removing barriers  and securing support for the following areas:

  • Facilitating pupils’ access to education
  • Facilitating pupils’ access to the curriculum
  • Facilitating access to specialist support teaching
  • Facilitating social inclusion
  • Securing attainment and progress
  • Securing additional teaching and learning opportunities
  • Securing additional social and emotional opportunitie
  • Securing extended opportunities within school* Securing tailored resources
  • Securing  Extended Services

Currently we have 40 ( including ever 6) children eligible for Pupil Premium for 2016/17. We currently have no children looked after or children from service families. The school has been allocated £54,120 for 2016/17

For 2016/17 the funding will be used for:

  • Targeted support teaching and intervention from an outstanding teacher
  • Performing Arts and Music
  • Inclusion through sports  and children’s university
  • Extended specialised staff to support specific needs ( children with SEND and FSM)
  • TA delegated to support progress
  • Attendance Support
  • Social Inclusion
  • Digital Resources

The Headteacher will report to the Governing Body on:

  • Yearly review of the strategy and policy – Termly
  • Removal of barriers
  • Access to all educational opportunities
  • Implementation of provision
  • Impact on attainment and progress
  • Impact of funding on outcomes

Children’s outcomes will be tracked through the formative and summative assessment procedures and impact will be measured against  individual expected and more than expected progress and against all children, at Knowsley village and nationally.

Current and Historical Allocations

2012/13 £26,789

2013/14 £38,700

2014/15 £57,466

2015/16 £47,520

2016/17 £54,120

* these allocations are subject to change based on pupil numbers eligible


Impact of Pupil Premium

2014/15- FSM results

At the end of Key Stage 2

Writing attainment  level 4  83%

Reading attainment Level 4  100%

Maths attainment Level 4  92%

Level 4 attainment in reading writing maths 80%


2015/16- FSM results : 

At the end of Key Stage 2

Writing Expected level    FSM  80%        All  pupils   88%    National All Pupils 74%

Reading Expected level  FSM  60%         All pupils   72%    National all pupils 66%

Maths Expected level      FSM  70 %       All pupils    78%    National all pupils 70%


Pupil Premium Policy

Knowsley Village Primary School Strategy plan

Free Meal Applications and Pupil Premium – letter for SPEB