Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG) and education improvement grant (EIG) 2018/19


 The school has received a total Pupil Deprivation Grant of £ 142,600 and Educational Improvement Grant of £48,843 for the financial year 2018/19 and intends to undertake the following activities in order to support pupils facing challenges of poverty and deprivation:

  • Maintaining the Wellbeing Team to ensure students are well supported and that barriers to achievement are identified and addressed.
  • Maintaining the In/Ex provision that supports pupils on a one-to-one and small group basis in order to secure attainment
  • Development of Literacy and Numeracy skills to targeted pupils to secure improvement allowing them to access the curriculum and remove barriers to attainment.
  • Monitor Pupil Progress to identify and target appropriate intervention support
  • Provision of individual access testing and implementation of appropriate access arrangements to support achievement
  • Attendance and Punctuality monitoring to ensure pupils attendance is not a barrier to attainment.
  • Provision of extra-curricular homework and learning coach support to aide learning.
  • Maintaining the extra-curricular 'Axis' provision for vulnerable pupils.

The Schools use of the Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG) and Education Improvement Grant (EIG) is regularly scrutinised by the Governing Body, supported by advice from EAS and monitored by the local authority.