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Deprivation Funding, previously called Pupil Premium, is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.
Deprivation Funding is available to both mainstream and non-mainstream schools, such as special schools and pupil referral units. It is paid to schools according to the number of pupils who have been:
At Hope School we aim to provide the best and most suitable provision. The funding allows us to meet the needs of our pupils whilst providing individualised personal learning.
This school year 2016/17 we received £65,275 in Deprivation Funding. We have allocated the funding to provide additional staff specifically for interventions which meet the individual needs of our pupils in learning and personal development. In addition to this we also provide Speech and Language Therapists, Forest Schools (Outdoor learning) and a Pyschotherapist who provides individual and group therapy.
In the year 2015/16 we received £51240 in Deprivation funding. Although in previous years we have received 'top up' payments in excess of our initial allocation.
This funding is used to employ three dedicated support staff to deliver dedicated interventions to support the learning and achievement of our pupils.
In the year 2014/15 we received £61230 in Deprivation Funding . This was spent in supporting the learning and achievement of our pupils by providing dedicated intervention staff who delivered tailored interventions dictated by the needs of our pupils. The funding was also be used to subsidise school visits, provide transport to encourage attendance, provide uniform for pupils as necessary and provide ICT equipment to encourage independent reading and learning.
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