Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium Funding at Abbeyfield School

The Government recognises that students from families living in economic poverty tend to do less well in school. To combat this, they have introduced the Pupil Premium as additional funding to support these students in school. Children with parents in the Services are also in receipt of funding but we recognise their needs are distinct from students from a disadvantaged background. By disadvantaged, we mean students who receive Free School Meals (FSM); who previously received Free School Meals (Ever 6) and Children who are Looked After (LAC).

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At Abbeyfield School, we have an inclusive, ‘achievement for all’ ethos and aim to deliver high quality teaching and learning for ALL students. For as long as it is available, Abbeyfield will use this funding to put in place ambitious and aspirational plans aimed at ensuring that disadvantaged students make the best progress they possibly can.

Students from disadvantaged backgrounds are already making substantially improved progress at Abbeyfield, especially compared to national results for disadvantaged students.

Headline figures – Progress 2014-16

Year Abbeyfield disadv. GCSE English making Expected Progress National disadv. GCSE English making Expected Progress Gap between Abbeyfield and national Abbeyfield disadv. GCSE Maths making Expected Progress National disadv. GCSE Maths making Expected Progress Gap between Abbeyfield and national
2014 48% 58% +10% 53% (best) 44% (first) 48% +5%
2015 60% 57% +3% 68% 49% +19%
2016 67% tbc tbc 67% tbc tbc

 

Progress of Disadvantaged Students at Abbeyfield Compared to National 2014-16
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Progress of Disadvantaged Students at Abbeyfield Compared to National – Maths
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2017 Results



Read the plan for 17-18 here.

See projected spending for 17-18 here.

See spending and an evaluation of impact 16-17 here.

Read the School Disadvantaged Learner Policy here.

Mrs Carpenter, Assistant Head for Teaching and Learning has overall responsibility for Pupil Premium students and can be contacted with any queries contact us on the form below:

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