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Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium



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


Pupil Premium Strategy


Pupil Premium is funding given to schools to help to support disadvantaged students, and to help to close the gap in attainment between these students and their peers. It is allocated to schools for every student who has been registered for free school meals at any point in the last six years, and for Children Looked After and children of Service Personnel. The Government believes that the PPG is the best way to address the current underlying inequalities between these children and their wealthier peers by ensuring that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the pupils who need it most.


During the academic year 2022-2023 Montem Academy received £315,000 in Pupil Premium. We looked at projects that we found to have previously had impact on pupil outcomes and also introduced a number of new initiatives.


During the academic year 2023-2024, Montem Academy will receive £295,000 in Pupil Premium Funding.


Our Aims


At Montem Academy, we strongly believe that high quality first teaching is paramount to the achievement of all pupils.

Our aim is to ensure that disadvantaged pupils are provided with every opportunity to achieve as well as their peers and to reach age related expectations.


Pupil Premium Grant funding will be used to provide provision for:


  • Small group teaching with specialist teachers

  • One to one interventions focusing on the specific barriers and gaps of each child
  • After school booster clubs
  • Enrichment sessions
  • Personal Development sessions and clubs
  • Raising aspirations activities and trips
  • Creating positive learning  partnerships with parents


Pupil Premium Eligibility


All pupils in Reception, years 1 and 2 now receive a free school lunch, however it is very important that those children eligible for Pupil Premium funding claim this additional support by letting the school office know that the family receive the following support;


  • income Support
  • income Based Jobseekers Allowance
  • an income-related employment and support allowance
  • support under part V1 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • the Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • child Tax Credit, provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenue & Customs) that does not exceed £16,190



Disadvantage Pupils Phonics


YEAR 1School Results
Percentage exceeding the expected standard                            77%


Disadvantage Multiplication Tables Check


YEAR 4 Schools Results
Mean Average Score                                                                     21.1


Disadvantage Pupils SATs results 2022/2023


Percentage achieving the expected standard or above80%
Percentage exceeding the expected standard30%
Percentage achieving the expected standard or above82%
Percentage exceeding the expected standard26%
Percentage achieving the expected standard or above91%
Percentage exceeding the expected standard39%
Percentage achieving the expected standard or above85%
Percentage exceeding the expected standard56%
Percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard or above73%
Percentage of pupils exceeding the expected standard18%