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Pupil Premium

The Pupil Premium is grant funding and is in addition to the Academy’s Delegated Budget. It is allocated to children from low-income families and children who have been looked after continually for more than six months.

Pupil Premium Funding is used to raise attainment, promote social skills, independent learning and positive behaviour in order to increase pupil progress.

At Hillside Academy we are directing the funding to support the following planned interventions:

  • After School Clubs
  • Assessment/Examination Preparation
  • Booster Classes
  • Breakfast Clubs
  • Extra-curricular activities
  • Enrichment activities
  • Literacy Programmes
  • Numeracy Programmes
  • One-to-One Tuition
  • Visits
  • Personalised Learning
  • Additional teacher
  • Increased LSA support
  • Reduced Class sizes

Pupil Premium Expenditure and Impact Reports / Money

Pupil Premium Expenditure and Impact 2013-14

Pupil Premium Expenditure and Impact 2014-15

Pupil Premium Money 2014-15


Pupil Premium-strategy-2017-2018

Hillside Academy Sports Premium 17_18

Pupil Premium Strategy 2018-2019

Hillside Academy Sports Premium 18_19

The Purpose of the Pupil Premium Grant

The Government believes that the Pupil Premium, which is additional to main school funding, is the best way to address the current underlying inequalities between children eligible for free school meals (FSM) and their peers by ensuring that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the pupils who need it most.

In most cases the pupil Premium is allocated to schools and is clearly identifiable. It is for the school to decide how the pupil premium is spent. However, schools will be held accountable for how they have used the additional funding to support pupils from low-income families. New measures will be included in the performance tables that will capture the achievement of the pupils covered by the Pupil Premium.

Pupil Premium Grant Funding Parent Leaflet