Catch Up Premium Funding
The government announced additional funding to support children and young people to catch up lost time after school closure. This is especially important for the most vulnerable and disadvantaged backgrounds.
Schools use this funding for specific activities to support their pupils to catch up for lost teaching over the previous months, in line with the curriculum expectations for the next academic year.
While schools can use their funding in a way that suits their cohort and circumstances, they are expected to use this funding for specific activities which will help pupils catch up on missed education.
Our Catch-Up Premium Plan can be found here:
Pupil Premium Report – September 2020
The Pupil Premium is additional funding given to schools so that they can support particular groups of pupils who are known to be at risk of underachievement and to close the attainment gap between them and their peers. The Pupil Premium is allocated to schools for pupils, in Years R to 11, who are known to be eligible for free school meals (FSM) or who have been eligible for FSM in the past six years (Ever 6). Pupil Premium is also allocated for children who have been looked after by the local authority (CLA) continuously for more than six months.
For the financial year 2020/21 the Pupil Premium has been set at £1,345 per pupil.
A premium (£310) is also paid for children whose parents are currently in the Armed Forces or anyone who was eligible for the premium since the January 2015 census.
More information about the Pupil Premium is available on the Department for Education
Esh Church of England (Aided) Primary School is a small rural school with four classes (3 are mixed age classes). Currently we have 98 children on roll (as of September 2019).
- In the financial year 2020/2021 – the school will receive £
- In the financial year 2019/2020- the school received £28, 240
- In the financial year 2018/2019 – the school received £20, 660
Each individual child entitled to Pupil Premium has a bespoke and tailored plan to ensure best value is delivered. Pupil Premium is not just used for individual support. It is an enabler not only for individual progress but for broader activities ensuring class integration and promotion of community culture within school.
Mr Park (Headteacher) and Gareth Ayre (Pupil Premium Governor)
Number on roll
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This includes information on how we spent our allocation in 2018-2019 and the impact this had on the children.
Next Pupil Premium Review due – April 2020.
Updates will be added during the course of the academic year.
Review of 2019-2020 and Strategic Planning Meeting for 2020 – 2021 held on Monday 12th October 2020 with Mrs Marshall (PE Co-ordinator) and Mr Park (Headteacher).
PE and Sport Premium is a Government funded initiative that provided substantial primary school sport funding. This funding was jointly provided by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport, and saw money going directly to primary schools to spend on improving the quality of, and participation in, sport and PE for all their children.
The government has continued its funding for Primary PE and School Sport into 2020-2021; meaning primary schools will be able to put in place longer term plans to improve provision.
The allocation for Esh Church of England (Aided) Primary School for the academic year 2019-2020 was £16,940. This academic year 2020-21 the allocation is also £16, 940.
ALL pupils leaving primary school should be physically literate and with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy, active lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.
The premium must be used to fund additional and sustainable improvements to the provision of PE and sport to encourage the development of healthy, active lifestyles.
It is expected that schools will see an improvement against the following 5 key indicators
- The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – the Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that all children and young people aged 5 to 18 engage in at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day, of which 30 minutes should be in school.
- The profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement
- Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
- Broader experience of a range of sport and activities offered to all pupils
- Increased participation in competitive sport
Spending of sports funding is ring fenced and areas of allowable expenditure are:
- Hiring specialist PE teachers or qualified sports coaches to work with in primary schools to increase confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
- Paying for professional development opportunities for teachers in PE and sport
- Providing cover to release primary teachers for professional development in PE
- Increased participation in competitive sport – running sports competitions or increasing pupils’ participation in school games
- Supporting and engaging the least active children through new or additional clubs
- The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – kick-starting healthy active lifestyles
- Offering a broader experience of a range of sports and activities to all pupils (within curricular time as well as providing places for pupils in after school sports clubs)
- Buying quality assured professional development modules or materials for PE and sport
The following plans show how the premium is being allocated in our school:
- Esh CE 2020-2021 Sport Premium Plan
- Esh CE 2019-20 Sport Premium Plan evaluation
- Esh CE 2019-20 Sport Premium Plan
- Esh CofE Sports Premium Plan 2018-2019
- Esh CofE Sports Premium Evaluation Plan 2017-2018
- Esh CofE PE Premium Plan 2017-2018
Each year, schools are required to publish information about swimming for their Year 6 cohort.
Swimming Information 2020
Swimming data unavailable for 2020 due to Covid-19 restrictions.
Swimming Information 2019
Percentage of children who can:
- Swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres – 100%
- Use a range of strokes effectively – 100%
- Perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations – 100%