Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium (PP) is money that the government allocates to schools on the basis of Free School Meal returns, Looked After Children, Special Guardianship Children, Child Arrangement Order, Children Adopted from Care and Nursery aged children when parents are in receipt of certain government benefits (see list below) ; it is intended to be used to help narrow the achievement gap. Nationally, pupils eligible for pupil premium funding do not achieve as well as those pupils who are not eligible. At Winscombe we strive to ensure all pupils achieve their potential.

More information can be found on the government website.

Sports Premium

Schools have a central role to play in supporting all children and young people to live healthy active lives. This is particularly true of primary school where the foundations of positive and enjoyable participation in regular physical activity should be established. Schools receive PE and sport premium funding based on the number of children. We use the funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of PE, sport and physical activity they provide. This means what we use the PE and sport premium to:

build capacity and capability within the school to ensure that improvements made now are sustainable and will benefit pupils joining the school in future years
develop or add to the PE, sport and physical activity that your school provides

Key indicators

We use the PE and sport premium to secure improvements in the following 5 key indicators:

  • Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
  • Engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity
  • The profile of PE and sport is raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement
  • Broader experience of a range of sports and physical activities offered to all pupils
  • Increased participation in competitive sport

Please read the information below which gives details of our PE and Sport Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.