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Pupil Premium 2017-2018


Brooklands has a strong record with working with children who qualify for Pupil Premium. Over the past 4 years Brooklands has won a number of awards.  Brooklands has been recognised as a London Gold School as a result of the very high attainment of our Pupil Premium children and in 2015 we won a DFE award for the work we have done with our Pupil Premium children.

Pupil Premium children who attend Brooklands often make better progress and attain higher than the average for non pupil premium children nationally. This shows what a great start they get.

The government provides schools with funding to target disadvantaged and underlying inequalities that some children experience in life.

At Brooklands school we use the money to ensure that our vulnerable children achieved the best support possible. One of the measures for assessing the impact of this funding is to look at those children who currently claim free school meals (FSM) or have claimed FSM at some point during their primary school life.


How have we used our 2016-2017 Pupil Premium?

Brooklands's Pupil Premium allocation for 2016-2017 was £50,160 - this accounted for 20% of our school intake.


Additional staff provided phonics teaching across the school, this supported readers of a lower ability and helped to close learning gaps.


  • At times children required individual or small group work to help with learning. These groups received targeted support and we believe beginning these at an early age helped to ensure that all children were able to achieve, with a particular focus on narrowing the gap in Literacy and Maths. We employ a charity group called Beanstalk to assist in reading development of some pupil premium children.
  • Our year 6 children were taught aspects of the KS3 Maths curriculum in small group tutoring sessions
  • Early Years intervention, with a particular focus on Phonics. This is one of the reasons why we have always had 100% of Pupil Premium children passing the Phonics check by the time they leave year 2.
  • Use of ICT to support Learning and purchase of equipment/ resources to meet specific needs
  • Explicit and systematic phonics teaching.
  • Investment into high impact curriculum events that raise the aspiration and expectations of all children.
  • Inclusion support worker planned and supported interventions including Pupil Premium Children throughout the school.
  • Subsidised after school provision was given to increase the uptake of pupil premium children.
  • Additional support from the Speech and Language Therapist


What was the impact of the Pupil Premium?

Children who receive the Pupil Premium at Brooklands Primary School perform exceptionally well and make better than expected progress. In fact pupil premium children at Brooklands make better progress than the national average for children who do not receive the pupil premium.

See the table below. This table shows the percentage of our children who made the expected progress and the percentage of children who exceeded the expected progress. It also shows how our children did compared to the average for non-disadvantaged children across the country.



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Due to the progress that the children at Brooklands made, the percentage of children who attained a working at expected or exceeding expected national results was better that the national average for children who are not pupil premium; in English and the Maths was based upon children with very specific needs.

This table shows the progress scores at end of key stage 2 assessments

Due to the steady progress that the children at Brooklands made, the percentage of children who attained Expected and Greater depth  was better that the national average for children who are not pupil premium; in nearly every subject!

This table shows the percentage attaining expected and greater depth in the 2017 end of key stage 2 assessments


Brooklands Pupil Premium 2017

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By the end of Key stage two our pupil premium children are all achieving the expected progress and out-performing the expected level for Non Pupil Premium children.  


2017-2018 Allocation

£59,080   Pupil Premium Funding (estimate)


How will we spend the money?

Our main objectives for the children who qualify for Pupil Premium are for them to do as well academically as children that do not qualify for Pupil Premium. We are also looking to extend their understanding of the wider world by offering them opportunities that they may not get at home.

Our Pupil Premium spend is based on high-impact, research-based recommendations from the Education Endowment Foundation and The Sutton Trust. Due to the fantastic success of the spending over the past few years we will spend the money in a similar fashion. The money will be spent on:

Desired outcome


Evidence and Rationale


All children receive first quality teaching.


Vulnerable groups of children receive targeted support.


Other Approaches


Additional support from speech and language therapist.

Children are seen quicker for assessment and programmes can be started earlier.


Extended Day provision

We will subsidise places for pupil premium and vulnerable families for breakfast club that helps to support the punctuality of these children and ensure they start the day fully fed.


LEXIA phonics intervention

To support the teaching of phonics and ensure that children receive the additional support in phonics ready for application into writing.


Financial support for school trips; support for voluntary contributions.

This will enable more children to be able to access school trips.



Smaller group focus on narrowing the gap in English, spelling and Maths, TAs to support group work.

TAs will support smaller group work to help improve data in all areas.


Extra-Curricular Activities

We will continue to subsidise cost of clubs to enable pupil premium children to access clubs


Additional Ed Psych input.

To ensure that pupils with SEND are seen quicker and recommendations able to be put in place at the earliest opportunity to support their access to the curriculum.


My Concern

Staff will be able to log concerns about individual children on an electronic data base. This will enable DSL’s to ensure early help is offered to the most vulnerable families at the earliest possible opportunity.


Learning Mentor

The school employ a learning mentors who work with children across the school. We have a high proportion of children with emotional needs and non-academic needs and members of staff will spend a lot of time ensuring that the children are able to get the help that they need.


Total budgeted cost: