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Pupil Premium expenditure 2019- 2020

Pupil premium grant expenditure – November 2019

Overview of the school

 Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) received
Total number of pupils on roll 235
Total number of pupils eligible for PPG 126 (53.6%)
Total amount of PPG received: £174,615.00


Progress and performance data for Pupil Premium Pupils

(Pupils eligible for free school meals/Ever6 or in local authority care for at least six months)

July 2019
% of pupils attaining on or above age appropriate levels in reading 57%
% of pupils attaining on or above age appropriate levels in writing 62%
% of pupils attaining on or above age appropriate levels in maths 71%


Class PP in Class No in Class %
Diamond 12 20 60
Emerald 4 20 20
Garnet 12 20 60
Jade 9 19 47.3
Pearl 12 20 60
Ruby 10 17 58.8
Aquamarine 7 19 36.8
Peridot 10 21 47.6
Sapphire 14 20 70
Topaz 14 21 66.6
Opal 12 20 60
Turquoise 10 18 55.5
Total 126 235 53.6%


What is Pupil Premium?

The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011 and is allocated to schools to work with pupils who have been registered for free school meals at any point in the last six years (known as ‘Ever 6 FSM’).Schools also receive funding for children who have been looked after continuously for more than six months, and children of service personnel. The service premium is designed to address the emotional and social well-being of these pupils.

Why has it been introduced?

The Government believes that the Pupil Premium, which is additional to main school funding, is the best way to address the current underlying inequalities between children eligible for free school meals (FSM) and their peers by ensuring that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the pupils who need it most.


Objectives in spending PPG:

The Idaci Index, which highlights areas of deprivation shows our school indicator is 0.342 which, compared nationally, is high and indeed from a local perspective the area our school serves is one of the most deprived in Medway.

The school has above national average of students on the SEN Register at 57.4%. Students who are FSM are 34%.

The income for 2019/20 is approximately £174,615.00. This has been allocated across a number of initiatives to support the health, well-being, development and academic support identified for individuals and groups of students. To find out how the Phoenix Junior Academy is managing the pupil premium, received from the Government, please open the link below:



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2019-20 Grant Expenditure 12/11/2019 12:38 pm

2019-20 PP Apendices 11/11/2019 9:44 am