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Pupil Premium

Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.


Pupil Premium 2017-18
The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers. Schools receive funding for any child who has been in receipt of free school meals in the last 6 years, are in local authority care or who have been adopted from care.


In the year 2017-18, Galley Hill will receive £106,204 and currently has 23% of pupils who are eligible for the pupil premium grant.


Galley Hill Primary School and Nursery adopts a number of strategies and provides a range of opportunities to develop links with home, build aspiration, accelerate progress and therefore raise attainment of disadvantaged children. These include specialist tuition and an enriching curriculum along with their peers. There is careful provision mapping for children eligible for the pupil premium grant (PPG). Our stategy for the spending of our pupil premium grant in 2017-18 can be found here.


Pupil Premium 2016-2017

In the year 2016-17, Galley Hill received £114,426 and had 26% of pupils eligible for the pupil premium grant.


The review of our strategy can be found here.



Pupil Premium 2015-16


In the year 2015-16 Galley Hill received £129,411.70.

The following are a range of activities and interventions that the pupil premium has funded or helped to fund in the academic year 2015/16.



Description / Intended Outcomes


1:1 and small group TA led interventions

Bespoke programmes of work to meet the needs of children in receipt of PPG with a particular focus on accelerating and maintaining progress in English and Mathematics.

Children in receipt of PPG make progress in line with their peers. They attain higher than disadvantaged children nationally.

1:1 and small group Teacher led interventions

High quality focused work from the class teacher to support children in meeting their targets with a particular focus on Reading, Writing and Mathematics in Year 6.

Children in receipt of PPG make progress in line with their peers. They attain higher than disadvantaged children nationally.

Specialist provision for children with additional needs

Support from specially trained support and teaching staff and specialist resources to ensure the individual needs of pupils in receipt of Pupil Premium are met.

Children with additional needs attend school regularly and are making progress.

Family Support Worker

Family Support Worker employed by the school to work alongside families to meet their needs in order to increase parental engagement, build positive attitudes towards school and reduce barriers to learning for the children.

Families supported by the FSW engage with school and positive relationships have been built. This has improved attendance and outcomes for the children.

Counselling in Schools

1:1 and small group arts therapy for identified children to support their emotional wellbeing and mental health and to build self-esteem and resilience. 

Targeted pupils increasingly ready to learn and have visibly more confidence in school.

Provision planning, support and monitoring

Targeting support to need, coordination of resources, supporting those delivering interventions and monitoring the impact.

Pupils have pastoral and academic needs met through provision.

Enrichment Activities

Activities that enhance the curriculum, to ensure that children are able to participate and to give children the opportunity to experience new and challenging activities. This has included a variety of workshops, school trips, wider opportunities music, life skills, cultural opportunities etc.

Pupils have a greater range of life experiences on which to draw on. They have developed confidence through experiencing extra-curricular activities alongside their peers.

English and Maths Development Activities

Extra-curricular activities with the purpose of extending and enhancing basic skills in English and Mathematics, including speaking and listening, fine motor skills and developing a love of reading.

Children in receipt of PPG make progress in line with their peers. They attain higher than disadvantaged children nationally.

Parents’ Workshops

To provide the time and space for parents to work alongside their children and to experience how they learn.

Parents have an increased understanding of how and what their children are learning at school and are more confident at supporting them at home.


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