Pupil Premium Policy and Expenditure

At E-ACT Blackley Academy we have high aspirations and ambitions for our children and we believe that no child should be left behind.

A very high proportion of free school meals (FSM) children means that our pupil premium money has represented a significant proportion of our budget and we have planned our spending carefully to ensure that it has been spent to maximum effect.

Blackley Academy has the following key principles in relation to the expenditure of
pupil premium funds:

  • Expectations are high for all pupils. We do not equate deprivation and challenge with low ability.
  • Not all pupils who qualify for FSM are socially disadvantaged and not all socially
    disadvantaged pupils qualify or are registered for FSM. We therefore focus on the needs and levels of all pupils.
  • All teaching and learning strategies are designed to meet the needs of individuals
    and groups. Additional support is integrated into the teaching programme.
  • Research, trialling and self-evaluation are used in order to allocate the funding to
    activities that are most likely to have an impact on achievement.
  • In providing support we will not socially isolate pupils. Therefore it is likely that all
    groups receiving additional support will be a mix of FSM and non-FSM pupils.

Pupil Premium policy

The next Pupil Premium strategy review is due to take place in July 2019.

To find out more about how Blackley uses its Pupil Premium funding, please click on the links below:

Pupil Premium Planned Expenditure 2018-19

Pupil Premium impact 2017-18

Pupil Premium Expenditure 2016-17

Pupil Premium Impact 2016-17

Pupil Premium Expenditure 2015-16

Pupil Premium Impact 2015-16

 

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