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Southery Academy – Pupil Premium

All members of staff, governors and teaching assistants accept responsibility for ‘socially disadvantaged’ pupils and are committed to meeting their pastoral, social and academic needs within the school environment.

Southery Primary School is committed to ‘Narrowing the Gap’ between vulnerable pupils and their peers. The pupil premium forms a vital part of this process. The governors reserve the right to allocate the pupil premium funding to support any pupils or groups of pupils the school has identified as being socially disadvantaged.

Provision will be made through:

  • Supporting pupils’ access to education.
  • Supporting pupils’ access to the curriculum
  • Supporting parents' with home learning
  • Alternative support and intervention where appropriate within the school environment.

It is the responsibility of the governors to explain pupil premium expenditure to parents and carers. The link governor for Pupil Premium meets with the Principal every half term, to discuss and review the Pupil premium plan and the impact. The school reports can be accessed below and will be updated annually.