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Healing Primary School

Pupil Premium : September 2016

Funding for 2015 - 16 = £38,840 deprivation funding and £11,400 and LAC funding

For 2015-16

12 children were in receipt of FSM (January 16) 

9 children show on our ‘ever 6 list’- (ever having been eligible for free school meals)

6 children are in the care of the Local Authority

4 children are adopted from Local Authority care

1 child shows on our list of children with parents in the armed forces

We have used this money to employ 2 Teaching Assistant for 25 hours each to support and work with children as required with the remit of Narrowing Gaps and accelerating progress. These staff work directly with PP children at least 3 times a week to support academic progress and pastoral needs 


Additional teacher time. From September 2014 we  employed an additional teacher in KS2 to reduce class sizes to further impact on pupil progress and attainment.



We have also bought hand held technology to support access to the curriculum and enhance their learning at home.

LAC,Post LAC and FSM children in KS2 are offered a laptop to use at home. 





To impact specifically in progress with reading and attention we have bought in an ICT solution(Lego)


We also subsidise (50%)  extra-curricular, music tuition and enrichment opportunities for our PP children. All pupils in receipt of pupil premium took part in all educational activities, including the Year 6 residential visit at a subsidised  (50%) rate


Lac and Post LAC Children in KS2 will offered free school meals.


Pupil Premium Impact 2015-16

The proportion of pupils eligible for free school meals (FSM) at Healing Primary during 2015-16 was 7.6% compared to the national average of 26.6%. This puts the school in the lowest FSM band nationally.

Attainment at Year 1 : Phonics Screening Check



Number achieving expected standard

% school

% national

All pupils


24 boys  26 girls




disadvantaged children











Attainment and Progress data at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 for 2015-16 comparing Pupil Premium children with non-pupil premium children is attached below.