The pupil premium is a government initiative that targets extra money towards pupils from deprived backgrounds.

Research shows that pupils from deprived backgrounds underachieve compared to their peers. The pupil premium is provided to enable these pupils to be supported to reach their potential.

Pupil premium priorities 2021-2022

At Badock’s Wood, the priorities for our pupil premium spending are targeted interventions focusing on those curriculum objectives that pupils in receipt of the funding need to work on next – providing free-of-charge school visits and residentials and supporting with learning outside the curriculum.

We have found that these three areas help to remove the main barriers to educational achievement faced by our pupils who receive the funding.

Measuring impact

We measure the impact of pupil premium funding by carefully tracking the attainment and progress data of the children who receive it. Throughout the year there is a cycle of pupil progress meetings between phase leaders and class teachers. During these meetings, there is discussion about the progress and attainment of each child receiving pupil premium.

The effectiveness of the interventions funded by pupil premium is looked at in detail and actions are drawn up to help accelerate progress. This cycle ensures that children receiving the pupil premium are carefully monitored so that the funding can be used in the most effective way.

For analysis of how the 2020-2021 pupil premium funding was spent and how the 2021-2022 Pupil Premium has been allocated please view the pupil premium strategy statement below.


CATCH UP PREMIUM EVALUATIoN 2020 – 2021 and STRATEGY 2021 – 2022


Disadvantaged Pupils Pupil Premium Per Child
Pupils in Year Groups (Reception to Year 6) recorded as Ever 6 Free School Meals (FSM) as well as eligible children with no recourse to public funds (NRPF) pupils in these year groups£1,345
Pupils in Year 7 to Year 11 as Ever 6 as well as eligible NRPF pupils in these year groups£955
Looked after children (LAC) defined in the Children Act 1989 as one who is in the care of, or provided with accommodation by, an English local authority£2,345
Children who have ceased to be looked after by a local authority in England and Wales because of adoption, a special guardianship order, or child arrangements order (previously known as a residence order)£2,2345
Service ChildrenService premium per pupil
Pupils in Year Reception to Year 11 recorded as Ever 6 service child or in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence£310


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