Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium Funding

In 2011-12 the Government launched its Pupil Premium funding. This money is sent to schools based on the numbers of pupils in the school who are eligible for Free School Meals (FSM).  It has been expanded to include all children who have been eligible for FSM within the last 6 years and we get extra again for our Forces families.

This money is allocated to initiatives to ensure pupils reach their full potential, both academically and socially. The impact of our pupil premium spend is to DIMINISH DIFFERENCES BETWEEN GROUPS.  Our pupil premium spend should ‘close’ and ‘eradicate’ the gap for FSM children.

We have a named Governor who has responsibility for ensuring we reach this aim: Mrs Sarah Greatrex, and she works with Miss Morris and the Full Governing Body. 

We continue to evaluate how we use the Pupil Premium funding, so that it continues to have an impact on our pupils.

In 2018-19 we will received £19,120 in our Pupil Premium Allocation. 

We have assessed ‘What Works Well’ from previous years and have studyed the Department for Education’s research and that of the Education Endowment Fund  and  have altered how we use the Pupil Premium to ensure it has the desired IMPACT. 

Please click on the documents below to see how we have chosen to allocate the Pupil Premium spend at Wimboldsley Primary School and the IMPACT that the money has had on our pupils.

The Pupil Premium Strategy is reviewed on a termly basis.  The Full Governing Body review Pupil Premium at their termly meetings.  They agree the strategy in the Autumn Term meeting and review the impact in the Summer Term meeting.  

If your child does not have Free School Meals, but may be eligible because of your family's income level, please contact the school office (in confidence) to register them.   Even if you do not wish for your child to have free school meals, this would mean the school could still claim Pupil Premium funding that may be used to help your child. 



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Wimboldsley Community Primary School

Nantwich Road, Wimboldsley, Cheshire

01606 832321