Pupil Premium – Statutory Information

Schools receive additional funding from the Department for Education (DfE) to support the needs of their most socio-economically deprived students. This additional funding is called the Pupil Premium Grant. The funding is used to implement a number of strategies to support Pupil Premium students, including:.

  • Tracking and monitoring the progress of PP students.
  • Literacy and Numeracy intervention.
  • Targeted GCSE intervention.
  • Lead Teaching staff.
  • Coaching & mentoring programmes to support metacognition and self-regulation.
  • Attendance monitoring and intervention.
  • Cultural and social activities.
  • Support for parents and carers.

The amount of Pupil Premium allocated to Sirius Academy West by the DfE is detailed in the table below:

DfE Financial Year (Ending 31st March): Amount per eligible students: Number of eligible students: Funding:
2015-16 £935 689 (49%) £643,748
2016-17 £935 669 (47%) £625,048
2017-18 £935 617 (43%) £576,895
2018-19 (indicative) £935 656 (42%) £615,328

Amounts are allocated per government financial year ending each 31st March, not in academic years. Please note, allocations are not made for pupils in the sixth form.

 

 

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