St Aelred’s Aims for Pupil Premium Children
At St Aelred’s we are committed to helping every child and their family achieve their very best.
Through creating well-sourced and high quality learning environments and through valuing ‘Parents and carers as Partners’, we continually strive to actively promote the progress and attainment of all our groups of pupils, regardless of need. This drive to reach every child and their family is evident in our increasingly bespoke and wide range of tailored approaches.
What is Pupil Premium?
The pupil premium is a sum of money given to schools each year by the Government to improve the attainment of disadvantaged children.
This is based on research showing that children from low income families may perform less well at school than their peers. Often, children who are entitled to pupil premium face challenges such as poor language and communication skills, less family support, lack of confidence and issues with attendance and punctuality. The pupil premium is intended to directly benefit the children who are eligible, helping to narrow the gap between them and their classmates.