PDG Grant Spending Plan

Pupil Deprivation Grant 2023-2024

The school receives a total of £139,150

PDG Funding = £111,550

EYPDG Funding = £27,600

The purpose of the Pupil Development Grant is to improve the educational attainment of pupils from low income families and who are entitled to free school meals (FSM). Schools are expected to maximise the use of this funding by introducing sustainable strategies which will quickly lead to improved outcomes for pupils entitled to free school meals.

The following shows how the school plans to spend the PDG in the 2023-2024 academic year:

Target/Actions Cost Monitoring Success Criteria
Target 1:

The school will be planning interventions that focus on improving the attainment of pupils from deprived backgrounds, regularly monitoring pupils’ progress and evaluating the impact of the intervention.

1)To employ 3 LSA’s & Keyworker on a 0.8 basis to support targeted pupils in the Foundation Phase and Key Stage 2 with literacy and numeracy skills through:

  • A range of ALN interventions
  • Small group daily literacy and numeracy sessions with our pastoral & wellbeing keyworker
  • Language Link and Speechlink
  • Precision Monitoring
  • Small group numeracy support groups

Read, Write, Inc catch up groups and one to one tutoring

2) Employ 3 LSAs and a Keyworker to develop the emotional wellbeing of pupils through running:

  • Relationship Based Play sessions to support pupils’ with their social skills;
  • ELSA and Talkabout sessions to support the emotional literacy of our most vulnerable pupils;
  • Individual daily wellbeing 1:1 check ins with specific pupils;
  • Sensory circuits to help pupils regulate before starting lessons;
Total £90,212

Total £51,120

HT/DHT/ALNCO will meet in November 2023, February 2024, April 2024 and June 2024 to review progress of individual pupils Pupils attainment in RWI will improve with 80% of individuals reading and spelling within 6 months of their chronological age

90% of pupils who receive Speech and Language Link interventions will score within the average range at re-assessment

80% of Literacy and Numeracy related IDP targets will be met over the 2022-2023 academic year

Target 2:

To provide non-contact time for the ALNCO to lead and monitor the effectiveness of:

  • Individual interventions
  • PDG grant spending
  • Pupil progress
  • IDP Reviews and Person Centred Planning
  • 4+1 reviews for pupils accessing inclusive learning provision
Total £6,240