Website Statement – Pupil Premium
At Willesborough Junior School, we have high aspirations for all our pupils. Staff are committed to ensuring that all children, regardless of their background, achieve well. At our school, we create an environment which enables us to develop the ‘whole’ child and we
aim to ‘diminish the gap’ for our disadvantaged pupils.
What is Pupil Premium?
Introduced in 2011, the pupil premium is a sum of money given to schools to improve the attainment of children who may be at a disadvantage. The government believe that this is the best way to tackle inequality and narrow the gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers. The pupil premium funding is intended to directly benefit those children who are eligible. This money is allocated to initiatives to ensure children reach their full potential, both academically and socially.
Pupil premium funding is given to schools for:
Our Principles of Pupil Premium Funding:
Willesborough’s Pupil Premium funding for the academic year 2016-2017 was £176,200. This year, we are in receipt of £171,941. As a school, we spend this money in different ways based on the barriers that have been identified and outlined in the school’s strategy statement (see below).
Please click the link below to see Willesborough Junior School's Strategy Statement for 2017/18.