Pupil Premium

Government Pupil Premium Funding is for eligible pupils to ensure that all children have equal opportunities to succeed. Schools are given £1,345 for each eligible disadvantaged pupil.  Following the UK Lockdowns in response to COVID 19, schools have also been granted 'Catch Up Funding' at £80 per pupil. Details of how the Pupil Premium and Catch Up funding will be spent to benefit all pupils is outlined in detail in the PDF link at the bottom of this webpage. 

At The Brigg...

  • 32% of our pupils are eligible for free school meals, or Pupil Premium.
  • 2% of our pupils are 'Looked After' or post looked after.
  • 0.5% of pupils in school are from Service Families.
  • We received £89,820 pupil premium / catch up funding in the financial year 2021-22.

Who is entitled to receive Pupil Premium Funding?

If you receive any of the following benefits, we may be able to claim funding for your child:

  • Income Support,
  • Income Based Jobseekers Allowance,
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance,
  • Support under Part vi of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999,
  • The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit,
  • Child Tax Credit with an annual income less than £16,190.
  • Families claiming Working Tax Credits may not be entitled.

If you think your child is eligible do contact the office on 01773 811317.  Any information you provide will be kept strictly confidential, and only certain school staff will know if your child is eligible. Thank you.

What is the impact? 

During the lockdowns, the gap between the achievement of our Pupil Premium children and other children widened. Staff worked very hard to reduce this and between the end of lockdown (March 2021) and the end of the acadmic year (July 2022), the gap had narrowed.  This was through additional support as well as our catch up programme, incuding;

  • small group support for the least able every day
  • increased adult to child ratio for our youngest children
  • increased specialist 1to1 support for those with speech and language needs 
  • additional small group tutoring in writing
  • increased social skill and nurture support for those with well-being needs
  • increased enhancement; clubs, trips, visits, visitors with subsidy for disadvantaged pupils
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