Moorsley Road, Hetton le Hole, Houghton le Spring

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Pupil Premium


The Pupil Premium is funding allocated to schools to work with pupils who have been registered for free school meals at any point in the last six years; have been looked after continuously for more than six months or; are from families with a parent serving in the armed forces.

The Governors have agreed to spend the Pupil Premium allocation across the school on staffing and resources that will have an impact on raising achievement, particularly for those children who are entitled to Free School Meals and those who are ‘Looked After’.


2016/2017 Pupil Premium Allocation:  £86,460


Pupil Premium funding is being used as follows:

To provide three additional full-time Teaching Support Assistants and one part-time SEN Support Assistant - to enable targeted support for groups of learners through supporting quality first teaching in the classroom and providing targeted intervention in English and mathematics to pupils identified as not making expected progress and/or below age-related expectations  £65,00.00       
To purchase high quality intervention programmes to accelerate the progress of targeted pupils. £5,000.00
To enable staff to access CPD opportunities to support high quality teaching and learning
To purchase teaching resources, to support high quality teaching and learning.
To enhance the quality of pupils' learning opportunities and experiences through subsidising educational visits and after-school clubs. £4,460.00

2015/2016 Pupil Premium

2017/2018 Pupil Premium Allocation: £79, 200

Pupil Premium Allocation

2018-2019 Pupil Premium Allocation: £88,440

Pupil Premium Strategy Statement