Review of expenditure:
The policy, allocation of funds (which we receive in our Budget on the 30 September) and impact of provision is reviewed every year immediately after Autumn half term, when pupils have been identified, funding allocated and provision put in place.
Pupil Premium is funding allocated to schools by the Government to support children and is awarded to pupils identified through the uptake of Free School Meals as a way to tackle inequalities in achievements for children who are disadvantaged. The funding we receive is based on pupils who have been registered for free school meals at any point in the last six years (known as Ever 6 FSM and not adopted from care, see paragraph 3 (31) of the Conditions of Grant - link provided below) and Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP). Any child recorded as Service Child. Looked After Children (LAC) Any child recorded as adopted from care (and Residence Order / Special Care) (Post LAC).
This can be either under a legal order or voluntary agreement with parents. Children may live with foster carers, in a residential home, with approved family and friends foster carers or remain at home with parents under a care order, depending on their circumstances. The Local Authority shares parental responsibility with parents where there is a legal order. Where it is a voluntary agreement, the parents retain full responsibility for their child. together with and is being used to address needs of those identified both pastorally and academically). Each school has the freedom to decide how to use the Pupil Premium, as they are best placed to assess what additional provisions should be made for the individual pupils at their school. Therefore, even if you do not wish your child to have a meal, school is entitled to these additional funds to further help your child too. Please click on the links below for further information.
Allocation, use and impact on attainment
The Secretary of State for Education laid down the following terms and conditions on which assistance is given in relation to the pupil premium grant (2016/2017 - 30 June 2016) (PPG) payable to schools and local authorities for the financial year beginning 1 April 2016.
PPG provides funding for two policies:-
supporting children and young people with parents in the regular armed forces
|Disadvantaged pupils||Pupil premium per pupil|
|Pupils in year groups reception to year 4 recorded as Ever 6 FSM||£1,320|
Looked-after children (LAC) defined in the Children Act 1989 as one who is in
the care of, or provided with accommodation by, an English local authority
Children who have ceased to be looked after by a local authority in England and
Wales because of adoption, a special guardianship order, a child arrangements order or a residence order.
Our school is situated in attractive and extensive well maintained grounds in a small housing estate, Lancaster Park, which is north of the town of Morpeth. The school first opened in 1972 and was formerly known as Wansbeck St Aidan Church of England Aided First School until it was renamed in 2001.Read More of the school welcome page