Carr Head Primary

Our mission statement is to prepare the children of today to flourish in the world of tomorrow through nurturing mind, body and soul.

Pupil Premium 2016 - 17

In 2016-17 Carr Head will continue to use the Pupil Premium Grant in line with the school strategy to meet the needs of identified pupils in the coming year. The grant will be in the region of £62 000.

Main barriers to educational achievement:

  • Attendance and punctuality;
  • Emotional needs due to ongoing or historical events in the child's life;
  • Limited academic support from home.
Amount    Usage        


 £2, 000 
  • Providing enrichment opportunities - reduces financial burden and associated stress on the child and family;   
 £40, 450 
  • Additional support staff and teacher led intervention groups/ 1:1 support for phonics, reading, writing and mathematics - to accelerate progress and raise standards, narrowing the gap between their peers;

    EYFS -

    KS1 Phonics -

    KS1 Reading -

    KS1 Writing -

    KS1 Maths - 

    KS2 Reading - 

    KS2 Writing - 

    KS2 Maths - 

​Progress accelerated for identified pupils to bring this in line with their peers.

 £10, 850 
  • Nurture group (Friendship Room) support - to develop life skills and coping strategies, building social and emotional resilience. A happy child is a child capable of learning;
  Children have the strategies to manage their emotions effectively and safely within school. Incidents and severity of poor behaviour are reduced.
 £7, 600 
  • 1:1 counselling and play therapy sessions - bespoke support designed to enable the child to develop at a pace that meets their complex needs;
   Children have the strategies to manage their emotions effectively and safely within school.
 £1, 100 
  • Breakfast club - provides a calm, secure start to the school day. Provides a nutritious breakfast in an inclusive environment;
    Increased attendance and punctuality for children that attend Breakfast club. Impacts on their readiness to learn at the start of the day.
 £62 000 TOTAL