Culloden Primary Academy expects to receive £328,680  in pupil premium for the period September 2018 to end March 2019. The allocation for April 2019 to end August 2019 has yet to be confirmed. The school plans to spend this, or has already spent this, as follows:

(NB where the chosen services/spend benefit all pupils, the funding contribution has been pro rata-ed to reflect the proportion of pupil premium students within the target population. Salary costs have been pro rata-ed to 7/12 to reflect cost to the end of March).

  • £30,000 to provide resources, training, development days and the leadership and management of synthetic phonics across EYFS and KS1. To enable a greater proportion of pupils to attain the expected reading standard at the end of EYFS, Y1 and KS1.
  • £20,000 on one to one reading tutoring for EYFS and KS1 pupils who need support in making the expected progress in synthetic phonics. To increase the proportion of pupils who pass the Y1 phonics assessment and expected reading standard at the end of KS1.
  • £40,000 on staffing to provide full time places to all pupils in the nursery for the entire academic year. To enable a greater proportion of pupils to attain the GLD by the end of Reception.
  • £30,000 to provide resources, training, development days, and the leadership and management of mathematics mastery (a highly structured mathematics scheme of work influenced by best practice from Singapore) across Y1-Y6. To enable a greater proportion of pupils to reach the expected and greater depth standard at the end of KS1 and KS2.
  • £20,000 to enable all pupils to participate in educational visits, regardless of socio economic need and income, as the visits constitute a key stimulus for developing writing, speaking and listening skills and reading attainment.
  • £27,000 to provide specialist speech and language therapy as an intervention for pupils with SEND and are disadvantaged.
  • £6,000 to provide additional educational psychologist sessions for pupils with SEND and are disadvantaged.
  • £25,000 to fund additional learning sessions for; nursery and reception pupils in August 2019, Y2 and Y6 pupils in April 2019 and Y6 Saturday school sessions from January 2019. To enable a greater proportion of pupils in YR to attain the GLD and in Y2 and Y6 a greater proportion of pupils attain the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics
  • £9,000 to enable all pupils in Y4, Y5 and Y6 to attend their residential educational visit regardless of family income, as the visits constitute a key stimulus for the PSHE curriculum and develops pupils writing, speaking and listening skills and reading attainment.
  • £24,000 to increase parent/carer involvement through the funding of a home school support worker, attendance adviser and other staff members, to ensure persistent absence is below the national average by the end of 2018/19.
  • £24,000 to fund a learning mentor to work with vulnerable pupils with low attendance to increase their resilience and participation and attendance at school.
  • £25,000 to provide an extended schools provision that enables all pupils to participate in a range of additional rich learning activities and support vulnerable families outside of normal school hours.
  • £5000 to subscribe to ‘Magic Breakfast’ a charity that provides resources, training and support for our breakfast club, increasing capacity and our offer to pupils from vulnerable families.
Last updated September 5, 2019