Pupil Premium Funding at Southgate School

Pupil Premium Strategy 2020-21

Schools receive Pupil Premium for pupils who have been eligible for Free School Meals in the last 6 years, for Children who are Looked After (CLA) and pupils who are Post-CLA, such as those who have left care through being adopted.  The aim of Pupil Premium is to raise the attainment of eligible pupils and to close the attainment gap between these pupils and others at the school.

In the January 2020 census, a total of 54.84% of all pupils on roll at Southgate School were eligible for Pupil Premium and 45.80% of all pupils were eligible for the ever-6 FSM deprivation Pupil Premium.

Southgate School is estimated to receive £89,285 in Pupil Premium funding in the 2020-21 academic year.

Identified gaps and barriers faced by eligible pupils

  1. Greater complexity and levels of need
  2. Lower progess in Reading (-11%)
  3. Not exceeding expectations
  4. Being Post Loooked After

Pupil Premium Strategy 2020-21

Pupil Premium Review 2019-20

In January 2019 census, a total of 56.7% of pupils on roll at Southgate School were eligible for Pupil Premium and Southgate School received £87,454 in Pupil Premium funding.

How Pupil Premium was spent in 2019-20

  1. Providing specialist skills to support greater complexity of need and SEMH need
  2. Developing the role of the Family Support Worker
  3. Improving the provision of reading
  4. Identifying pupils eligible for Pupil Premium on Priority Pupil Action Plans and allocating a budget
  5. Increased focus on pupils who are Post Looked after (£16,100)

Pupil Premium Review 2019-20