The pupil premium is additional income for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers. Mayflower Primary School receives funding to support;
Each child registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years children in Local Authority Care
Children with parents in the armed forces
The DfE has given our school the freedom to use the Pupil Premium as we see fit, based upon our knowledge of our pupil needs.
At Mayflower, we celebrate success and are committed to ensuring every child fulfils their potential, regardless of their economic circumstances. We strongly believe that deprivation is not a barrier to academic success and have high aspirations and ambitions for all our children. We recognise that our children come from varied backgrounds, therefore in order to achieve equity, some children may need additional support to compensate for home circumstances and realise their full potential.
We use the PPG to help us achieve the following aspirations:
Our PPG eligible children achieve higher rates of progress on average than non-PPG eligible children nationally.
There is no significant gap in achievement between PPG eligible children and their peers.
Where any gap exists, it is closed over time, through targeted support.
Read more about our Pupil Premium allocation, and what the impact of the spending has been, in the report to parents below: