Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure

Schools receive extra funding through Pupil Premium for every child registered as eligible for free school meals (FSM) at any point within six years and any children who have been in care for six months.

As we recognise that not all pupils who are academically or socially disadvantaged are registered for free school meals, we reserve the right to allocate Pupil Premium funding to support any pupil, or group of pupils, identified by the school as being at a significant disadvantage.

This page explains how much we receive and how we are using it to benefit pupils at Water Mill.

PP Strategy 2018-19

EYFS – 2 disadvantaged children made a good level of development and their average points were above non disadvantaged and 46% better than National figures.

Y2 2016- In the phonics check the 9 disadvantaged children had a higher proportion working at the threshold than non- disadvantaged.

In SAT’s the proportion of disadvantaged pupils at the expected standard in Reading Writing and Maths were higher than National figures

Y6 in 2016 – 16 / 28 – 57.1% of children were entitled to Pupil Premium. A great deal higher than our school average. They were below National figures in expected standard but a higher proportion achieved greater depth in Writing. This class had a wide range of starting points including a high number of level 1’s. Looking at their progress in 2015-16 they made 2.8 points progress in Reading

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