Oldfield Primary School | Oldfield Lane, Keighley, West Yorkshire BD22 0HZ


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Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium

What the Pupil Premium (PP) means to us and where did it come from?

All the children at Oldfield Primary school  who are currently on Free School Meals (FSM) or have at some time been on FSM will be registered on the Department for Educations (DfE) Ever 6 list in order to distribute additional funding to schools in the form of the PP. Government statistics show that children on the ever 6 register frequently have lower educational attainment than those that have never been eligible, so they introduced the PP in an aim to close this gap.

This funding drastically improves what we can offer our families both in education and family support. We pride ourselves in having the ability to provide additional support for children where needed in the form of grants for uniform, visits and additional resources in classes including one to one interventions and also for supporting the physical, social and health needs of pupils and their families where possible.

What do we use it for?

The Pupil Premium allows us to do a lot of things we would not otherwise have the funding to help with, and many people do not realise what this is for as it is generally used in so many different areas. Some examples are listed below:

  • Grants for visits to enhance our children’s experiences
  • Uniform assistance grants
  • One to one teaching from additional teaching staff, Higher Level Teaching Assistants, Teaching Assistants and specialised staff where needed
  • Additional resources for classrooms
  • Better facilities to provide our services in
  • Additional training for all our staff to support learning across school.
  • To provide  additional emotional support for pupils
  • To provide additional support with providing transport to school if for families who are struggling with attendance.
  • To ensure that Pupil Premium pupils have priority in clubs

How much do we get?

The government initially allocates the funding from the number of children on the school roll each January and then finalises these numbers towards the end of the summer term so all our reports are done in the Autumn when we know the final amounts and have time to calculate the total spending and impact it has had on the full academic year it relates to. The government started allocating £623 per eligible pupil in 2011-12 which is now £1320 per pupil. If any child is eligible for FSM, but they don’t apply because they feel they don’t need it or are embarrassed about doing so, we try to tell their family about the overall benefits not just for their child but for the whole school and its community.

The following information for the year 2017/18  is available in addition to the document below:

Percentage of pupil premium children attending Breakfast Club


Percentage of Pupils attending after school clubs


Percentage of Pupils taking up the offer of school uniform


Percentage of Pupils receiving subsidies for trips


Percentage of Pupils receiving Taxi support


Percentage of pupils accessing Schools Parent liaison offer

Percentage of pupils taking up the offer of additional , external 1-1 tuition

Percentage of pupils taking up the offer of addition ,in school, 1-1 tuition






Pupil Premium Attendance September 2017- June 2018

The attendance of our Pupil Premium children is currently 95%. If the attendance of any pupil falls below  90% the school has guidelines and a policy in place to ensure attendance improves. See our attendance policy in the policy section of our website.


Our most recent Pupil Premium document is below. Please click the link for previous years.