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St Ann's R.C. Primary School

Pupil Premium

PUPIL PREMIUM GRANT 2022 / 2023 Strategy

The Pupil Premium Grant (P.P.G.) is for pupils registered as eligible for Free School Meals in Reception to Year 6 in Primary Schools.

Pupil Premium is additional funding and it is used by St. Ann’s to support children and help them reach their full potential.

St. Ann’s offer extra help for children in a number of different areas in school.  We fund members of staff and after school activities together with extra curriculum support.


The date of the next pupil premium strategy review meeting is January 2024.


Pupil Premium Allocation 22/23 £118,030

The number of children eligible for Pupil Premium at St Ann’s is currently 86. Each child entitled to the pupil premium funding has access to a range of opportunities in school to support both academic and social development. Please see below for more information.


Area of Spending


Reason why

Learning mentor/pastoral support



Removal of barriers to learning, particularly for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. 

To create a positive school atmosphere through interventions to promote positive behaviour.

One third of SENCO salary


Identification of needs of vulnerable pupils, creating strategies that meet their needs.  Supporting children through small group teaching.  Requesting outside support to improve children’s mental health and access to the curriculum.

Teaching Assistant Salary


To support disadvantaged children in class, identify needs, work with the class teacher.  Teaching Assistant’s have a high impact on children’s learning and progress.

Sports Coach additional


Provide extra curricular activities which involve vulnerable and disadvantaged pupils.  Improving their involvement in sport and improving their health and fitness.

Sports Club Fees


Removal of fees for extra curricular clubs giving vulnerable children free access to all clubs throughout the school year.

French & Spanish lessons


Specialist language teacher delivering high quality French lessons to the less able children.  Free access to all.

Specialist Teaching Assistant delivering high quality Spanish lessons to the more and less abled children.  Free access to all.

Music Lessons


Specialist Music Teacher delivering high quality music lessons to the most vulnerable children.  Free access to all

EWO / Ed Psych, Behaviour Support, Speech and Language Interventions


Support for vulnerable children to access one to one sessions.  All vulnerable children with behaviour problems receive one-to-one support who have difficulty accessing the curriculum because of speech and language barriers receive group sessions.

Intervention classes


Throughout the school.  Identification of those children who have particular barriers to learning attend these sessions with a qualified teacher.