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Pupil Premium

Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.

The Pupil Premium is funding allocated to schools by the government for children in school from low income families who are known to be eligible for free school meals (FSM), and those who have been eligible at any point in the last six years, as well as children who have been registered as ‘looked after’, "post looked after children", adopted from care, leave care under "Special Guardianship Order" or "Child Arrangements Order."

Ormskirk C.E. Primary School Pupil Premium Grant for 2022 - 2023 is £91,150

We use our Pupil Premium funding to ensure these children make good academic progress in the following ways:

  • Providing interventions before school.
  • Employing staff at lunchtime to support children in positive play.
  • Employing teaching assistants to support children to address their specific needs and overcome barriers to learning. This is done in class and through programmes delivered individually or in small groups.
  • Reducing class sizes to improve Wave 1 high quality teaching opportunities for children.
  • Subsidising school visits, particularly residentials.
  • Supporting the cost of purchasing additional resources to improve children’s reading and writing attainment and progress.

Barriers to Educational Achievement 

  • wider world experiences. 
  • exposure to a range of environments. 

     > these can have an effect on general knowledge and vocabulary.


Overall across school there is a mixed picture of attainment for our Pupil Premium children.

Some cohorts show a high attainment for these children. School data shows that some of these children are making excellent progress in Maths and English. Girls generally outperform boys although this follows the National picture. Interventions are used to support children of all abilities. Progress for these children is measured through our internal Pupil Progress Trackers. 

School led tutoring grant

This is used for 1:1 and group intervention programmes before school or during the school day.

Next review date of our Pupil Premium Strategy will be September 2023