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Pupil Premium

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 ‘diminishing the difference’ 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.

Free School Meal Application Form

If you require further information regarding the Pupil premium Allocation, please ask at the school office.  A copy of our Pupil Premium Policy and strategy 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: (See Full strategy Document in link below)

  • 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 opportunities
  • Securing extended opportunities within school* Securing tailored resources
  • Securing  Extended Services

Currently we have 57 children ( including ever 6) children eligible for Pupil Premium for 2023/24. The school has been allocated £73 420 for 2023/24.

For 2023/24 the funding will be used for:

  • Targeted support teaching and intervention from Teachers and Teaching Assistants
  • Targeted support for SEMH and Wellbeing
  • Specialised staff to support specific academic needs
  • Attendance Support
  • Social Inclusion
  • Digital Resources, teaching and learning

The Headteacher and pupil Premium Champion will report to the Governing Body on:

  • Yearly review of the strategy and policy
  •  Termly monitoring on outcomes
  • 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

2021/22 £67,805

2022/23 £67,505

2023/24 £73,420

* these allocations are subject to change based on pupil numbers eligible at the time of the school census

Policy and strategy to be reviewed and updated Autumn

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