Pupil Premium Grant for 2013/14
|Total number of pupils on roll||1512|
|Approximate number of pupils eligible for PPG||505|
|Amount of PPG per pupil (2013/14)||£900|
Nature of Support
- We employed a Parent Student Support Adviser specifically to ensure that all families but particularly where there is disadvantage, have access to support and guidance.
- We employed Learning Mentors for each Year Group who also worked with students where there was disadvantage.
- We employed an Independent Advice & Guidance Counsellor whose specific focus is on students at risk of becoming NEET.
- Mayfield School subsidise school meals by an additional 51p per day per FSM student.
- Financial support made available to students from families whose circumstances are particularly challenging, so they can participate fully in the range of school activities and trips.
- We paid for music lessons for some students.
- We gave one to one tuition to students requiring extra help to fully access school’s literacy and numeracy strategies.
- We paid for items of equipment and clothing for some students.
- We held nurture groups for students who were targeted to work in smaller groups to enhance their skills and confidence and facilitate their transition to secondary school.
- Bright Sparks Breakfast Club – breakfast is free for FSM students
Curriculum focus of PPG spending 2013/14
Our focus has been offering support in Literacy and Numeracy.
Measuring the impact of PPG spending
Our tracking and monitoring systems are designed to ensure that all students attain to their potential and we place a particular focus on tracking the progress of our disadvantaged students.