The Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and diminish the difference between disadvantaged pupils and their peers.
Pupil premium funding is available to both mainstream and non-mainstream schools, such as special schools and pupil referral units. To see our PPG strategy for the coming academic year please see the document below.
Pupil Premium is given for children whose family income is low or for other specific reasons (see below). If you think your child may be eligible to receive this extra funding, please contact Mrs Gemmell in confidence.
Schools receive the following funding for each child registered as eligible for free school meals, now or at any point in the last 6 years:
£1,300 for primary-aged pupils or
£1,900 for each looked-after pupil who:
Pupil Premium grant has been used to build skills and expertise to provide ongoing nurture provision and resources; additional teaching assistant support; teaching time to reduce class sizes; one to one tuition and small booster groups; pay for pupils to attend school activities/clubs and residentials; and for assessment of needs. Further specific information is provided in the Pupil Premium Strategy below.
The funds have supported our disadvantaged pupils to make improved progress in their learning and has ensured that they are have been able to participate fully in all activities. A more detailed explanation as to how this money has been spent and the impact of this spending is provided in the Pupil Premium Strategy.
All children aged 3 to 18 at Derbyshire nurseries or schools can get a free meal if they qualify.
A pot of money from the Government to help children 'catch-up' after having time off school due to COVID-19.
Sports premium is ring-fenced money which is paid to all maintained schools on an annual basis. The premium must be used to fund additional and sustainable improvements to the provision of PE and sport, for the benefit of primary-aged pupils. It is intended that this funding should be used to encourage the development of healthy, active lifestyles for all.
The school received the following funding allocation per academic year (ACYR):
Sports Premium Income
During the academic years 2019-20, 2020-2021 & 2021-2022 no staff hours were assigned to official union duties hours.
Publication of individual salaries
There are no individuals employed by Bamford Primary School with earnings from school in excess of £100,000. This statement covers academic years 2022-23 (and all previous years). No staff member will earn in excess of £100,000 during the current academic year (2023-2024).