Ganton School

Premium Payments

Pupil Premium Allocation

The pupil premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.

Pupil premium funding is available to both mainstream and non-mainstream schools, such as special schools and pupil referral units.

Click on the links below to view our Pupil Premium report and further information :

Sports Premium
The government is providing additional funding of £150 million per annum from 2013 to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools.This funding – provided jointly by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport – will be allocated to primary school headteachers. This funding is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in schools.Purpose of funding Schools must spend the additional funding on improving their provision of PE and sport, but they will have the freedom to choose how they do this. Click on the link below to view our Sports Premium Information: 


Y7 Catch Up Premium Funding 2019-2020
During 2019-2020 Ganton School received £11,000 to support pupils in Y7 who did not meet their age related expectations in Y6. This money has been used to boost literacy and numeracy attainment in Y7 by increasing interventions in reading, fine motor and numeracy skills including the purchase of new Phonics and reading schemes, as well as further Lexia licensing.
Impact of Y7 Catch Up Premium Funding: 

Assessment data has been taken from the mid-year progress reviews as, due to COVID 19, no end of year data was submitted. However, analysis shows that shows that Quality First teaching and planned interventions where having a positive impact as only 3 of the 19 Y7 pupils were working below their projected target in maths, 2 in reading and only 1 in writing. Writing has seen the biggest percentage increase compared to last years cohort.

Maths Reading Writing
Below Projected Target 15% 10% 5%
At Projected Target 58% 53% 74%
Above Projected Target 26% 37% 21%


COVID 19 Catch up Premium 2020-2021

Due to the disruption to education caused by the Coronavirus, the government have pledged £1 billion of funding to support children and young people to catch up lost time after school closure.  Ganton School was allocated £38400 which we will spend as outlined in the statement bleow.