Pupil Premium

What is the Pupil Premium?
The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011 and is additional funding that the government gives to schools for each pupil on roll where they are deemed to be disadvantaged.
Click here to view the Department of Education information on Pupil Premium funding.

Who receives the Pupil Premium?
Pupil Premium is allocated to pupils in school year groups from Reception to Year 11 from low-income families who are registered for FSM, or who have been registered for FSM at any point in the last six years, together with children that have been in care continuously for 6 months or more. Children that have been adopted from care are now also eligible for this funding.
How much are the Pupil Premium Grants worth?
The Pupil Premium grant per child is £1320 for Ever 6 pupils (children who have been in receipt of free school meals within the last 6 years)

The Pupil Premium Plus grant per child is £2,300 (previously £1,900) for children who have been adopted from care

Please note, children who are currently being 'Looked After' receive separate funding.

In 2018 - 2019 Foulds received a Pupil Premium of £39,180

Pupil Premium at Foulds 
Here is a breakdown of our plans to spend our Pupil Premium money for 2018-2019 and the impact of the funding.

Foulds School action plan for Pupil Premium Funding this financial year 2018-2019

The main barriers to educational achievement currently at Foulds school

• English as an Additional Language (EAL)

• Additional Special Educational Needs o Impaired cognitive abilities o Difficulties with speech and language

• Early Trauma

• Difficulties arising from Attachment disorder

• Self – esteem and resilience

How the school will measure the impact of the pupil premium

• Pupil premium progress meetings held termly with class teachers, SENCo, headteacher and deputy headteacher.

• Analysis of School Pupil Tracker data

• Fortnightly book looks with a focus on pupil premium children

• Regular monitoring and tracking of interventions including the use of baselines and evaluations.

• Case studies on selected pupil premium children

Foulds school received a pupil premium grant of: £39,180

Annual Expenditure 2018-2019




Achievement of pupils

To raise attainment through small group and one to one intervention

• Support staff carry out small group and one to one interventions across the week.

Interventions total 17 hours each week.

• Class teachers carry out small group and one to one interventions across the week

• Additional class teacher support to work with PP children in small groups and one to one.

TA interventions:

£5,005 termly

(Annually £15,015)

CT Release Time

£5150 termly

(Annually £15,450)

Additional Educational Psychology support and Speech and Language support

• Clear strategies identified for better ways to support individual children.

• Involvement with specialist professionals to ensure that the needs of the child are met.


SENCO hours to address pupil premium needs

• SENCO to attend to review pupil premium within the school week.



Cost + Actions


Social and



To provide support for children who are experiencing social and emotional barriers to learning

Learning mentor to run the following interventions to support pupil premium children with social and emotional barriers to learning.

• Lego therapy

• Social Skills

• One to One sessions


To develop confidence and resilience and friendship skills for girls in KS2 through art and craft activities

To run KS2 boys social skills  group


Swimming sessions

i• To fund swimming lessons for Pupil premium children


2018 - 2019 projected spend £39,253