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Paddock Wood Primary School

Paddock Wood Primary Academy

An academy of excellence and enjoyment at the heart of its community

    Pupil Premium

    Pupil Premium is a government grant given to all schools to help boost achievement for groups of children who might be considered as disadvantaged. The allocation is based on the number of children entitled to free school meals. The school is free to spend this premium in a way they think best supports the raising of achievement for the most vulnerable pupils.

    2019-2020 Grant: £146,520

    Planned Provision

    2019 – 2020



    End of Term 2

    End of Term 4

    End of Term 6

    1:1 tuition -

    (Toe-By-Toe, Speech Link and Language Link)

    To provide targeted interventions to pupils with assessed needs including high/very high risk of Dyslexia, poor language or poor speech scores.




    Teaching Assistant support

    To provide specific additional interventions to support pupils who are not on track to make expected progress in core subjects.




    Small group tutor sessions

    Specialist maths and reading teachers to work alongside Year 6 and to teach smaller groups where pupils have been identified and given targets to make at least expected progress.




    Reading Recovery teacher

    Specialist reading teacher to work alongside Year 1 and to teach identified pupils where support is needed to reach expected outcomes in phonics and comprehension of text.




    Numbers Count teacher

    Specialist maths teacher to deliver specific 1:1 and group interventions for identified pupils to make accelerated progress to reach expected levels.




    Inclusion Team

    Subsidised costs for the team which includes:

    • Inclusion support assistant
    • Parent Support Assistant (PSA)
    • SENCo
    • Specialist TA staff (assigned to specific interventions)




    After School Curriculum Clubs

    Free or subsidised activities available for all children.




    Breakfast Club

    Given free or at a subsidised cost for families in need of financial support.




    After School provision

    Given free or at a subsidised cost for families in need of financial support.




    School visits (free or subsidised costs where necessary)

    To enable all children to access enriching visits outside of the school which include:

    • Year 6 skiing
    • Year 6 residential trip to Paris (4 days)
    • Year 5 residential trip to Wales (3 days)
    • Year 4 mountain biking
    • Year 3 low ropes and team-building games
    • Year 2 forest schools activities




    School Uniform

    To provide uniform for disadvantaged pupils where necessary, in order that all children are dressed appropriately for school.