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The Norman

Pupil Premium Report to Parents 2012-13

Overview of the school

Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) received

Total number of pupils on roll


Total number of pupils eligible for PPG


Amount of PPG received per pupil


Total amount of PPG received


Nature of support  2012/2013

The Pupil Premium funding has been allocated in the following ways:

  • Purchase Read Write Inc. Phonics Scheme
  • Read Write Inc Training for 3 teachers
  • Read Write Inc Training for TAs
  • Providing \Intervention Activities
  • Providing temporary TA support for particular child

Curriculum focus of PPG spending 2012/13

Objectives in spending PPG:

  1. To ensure a concrete understanding of mathematical concepts.
  2. To develop a greater understanding of the application of mathematical concepts.
  3. To develop an enthusiasm for and engagement with writing.
  4. To develop phonic understanding of children to assist in reading.
  5. To develop effective feedback system so children know what they need to do next to move on.
  6. To enable children to deal with some of their underlying emotional difficulties to enable their learning.

Measuring the impact of PPG spending

For our Free School Meal children at KS2:

Achievement in Reading was satisfactory: 80% achieving level 4+ with 80% of pupils making 2 levels of progress from KS1. 20% had a statement and were working below level 3. 

 Achievement in Writing was satisfactory: 20% of children achieved level 4 and all making 2 levels of progress since KS1.

Achievement in maths was good: 60% achieved level 4 or above and 80% of children made 2 levels of progress from KS1. 20% had a statement and work below level 3.

In GPS, 80% scored level 3 and 20% does not work at required level.

Progress for FSM children through the year 2012 -2013:

In Reading 88% of children made at least 2 sub levels of progress. In Writing 63% made at least 2 sub levels of progress.  In Maths 88% made 3 sub levels of progress.