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School Grant Information

Summary of Grant spending Plans for 2021/22


Pupil Deprivation Grant & Education Improvement Grant 2021/22

The school has received a total Pupil Deprivation Grant of £226,550 and Education Improvement Grant of £71,692 for the financial year 2021/22 and will use this funding to undertake the following activities:

  • Attendance Project to support improved/maintained attendance with particular focus on eFSM pupils and those who are post COVID persistent absentees.
  • Literacy and Numeracy Intervention for Key Stage 3 pupils.
  • Additional teacher deployed to provide targeted literacy and numeracy support to KS3 pupils.
  • Deployment of Inclusion Team to work with vulnerable pupils, their families and the pastoral team to provide the best possible inclusion support and reduce the number of fixed term exclusions.
  • Learning Coaches to provide wellbeing support to pupils across Key Stages 3 & 4 to improve pupils engagement and ‘close the gap’
  • Implementation of SMID system for the analysis of pupil/school data to ensure continuing improvement in performance at Key Stage 4.
  • Implementation of the Accelerated Reader Programme with pupils in Years 7 & 8.

Professional Learning Grant 2021/22

The school has received a total Professional Learning Grant of £34,812 to undertake the following activities in support of the Professional Learning of our staff:

  • Provision of a timetabled Professional Learning lesson for all teachers each fortnight with a focus on whole school priorities and improving pedagogy.


Recruit, Recover, Raise Standards (ALPS) Grant 2021/22

The school has received a total ALPs Grant of £75,871 to undertake the following activities to support pupils to ‘catch up’ after COVID:

  • Implementation and development of one to one form tutor mentoring sessions with specific focus on RADY pupils, and support pupil recovery from the pandemic.


The schools’ use of the grants is regularly scrutinised by the Governing Body, supported by advice from EAS and monitored by the Local Authority.

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