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School Grant Information

Summary of Spend Plan for the Pupil Deprivation Grant 2019-2020

The school has received a total Pupil Deprivation Grant of £274,223 and Education Improvement Grant of £76,855 for the financial year 2019/20 and will use this funding to undertake the following activities:

  • Additional teacher deployed to provide targeted literacy and numeracy support to Key Stage 3 pupils.
  • Attendance Project to improve whole school attendance with particular emphasis on vulnerable pupils including eFSM.
  • Associate staff to provide Basic Skills Support and dedicated English and Maths Support.
  • Deployment of Inclusion Team to work with vulnerable pupils and their families and reduce the number of fixed term exclusions for these groups.
  • Learning Coaches to provide wellbeing support to pupils across Key Stages 3 & 4 to improve pupils’ engagement.
  • Cluster transition work with primary schools to support transition of Year 6 pupils with specific focus on the wellbeing of eFSM pupils.
  • Sound Programme for Key Stage 3 pupils to increase reading ages.

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


Professional Learning Grant 2019-2020

The school has received a total Professional Learning Grant of £42,237 to undertake the following activities in support of the Professional Learning of our staff:

  • Engagement with the Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Framework.
  • Engagement with Leadership Programme for senior and middle leadership.
  • Access to regional development programmes to improve Teaching and Learning.
  • Engagement with ALN activity to support the introduction of the revised code of practice.
  • Allocation of Professional Learning Lead for the school to support curriculum reform.
  • Middle leaders seconded to the senior leadership teach to develop their leadership skills.

Upcoming Events

Sept 1 - Teacher Planning and Preparation Day 1

Sept 2 - Teacher Planning and Preparation Day 2

Sept 3 - Year 7 return

Sept 4 - Year 7 Day 2

Sept 7 - Year 7 joined by Years 10 and 11

Sept 8 - Years 7,10 and 11 joined by Year 8

Sept 9 - Years 7, 8, 10 and 11 joined by Year 9



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