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St Cuthbert's Catholic School

St Margaret Mary Catholic Primary School

Pupil Premium

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



The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers. The summary of St Margaret Mary Catholic Primary School's use of this funding can be viewed below.

Our Pupil Premium Mission Statement


  1. Ensure all teachers have high expectations for all pupils, especially those known to be eligible for FSM, and be aware of expected rates of progress
  2. Know the vulnerabilities of all FSM pupils and potential barriers to learning whilst regularly reviewing progress by…
  3. Assessing and tracking the progress of pupils known to be eligible for FSM, and link tracking data with attendance and punctuality data and look for any patterns
  4. Know whether FSM pupils also fall into other vulnerable groups, for example: SEN, EAL
  5. Use evidence from data to make decisions about future provision
  6. Make appropriate modifications to high quality whole class teaching, including guided work, to suit individuals
  7. Ensure pupils have opportunities to apply and consolidate learning in a range of contexts in whole class teaching
  8. Share with colleagues successful practice which raises attainment of vulnerable pupils
  9. Evaluate the impact of the quality of provisions for FSM pupils through pupil voice, work scrutiny and observations
  10. Share information about pupil progress with parents/carers; explain and discuss any additional provision being offered and encourage parents to support their child/ren to achieve their aspirations