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Tiered Approach

The school operates a tiered approach to Pupil Premium Grant spending to ensure spending is both balanced and focussed. Spending priorities are as follows:

  • 1: Teaching
  • 2: Targeted academic support
  • 3: Wider strategies

Ensuring effective teaching in every classroom is the priority for Pupil Premium Grant spending. To achieve this, the school spends the Pupil Premium Grant in the following ways:

  • Professional development
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Supporting early career teachers

Evidence shows that targeted support has a positive impact and is a key component of effective Pupil Premium Grant use. The school spends the Pupuil Premium Grant on targeted support in the following ways:

  • Structured interventions
  • Small group tuition
  • One-to-one support

Wider strategies are used to overcome non-academic barriers to success. The school spends the Pupil Premium Grant on the following wider strategies:

  • Behaviour support
  • The breakfast club
  • Attendance initiatives