The pupil Premium is allocated to children who are currently known to be eligible for free school meals, whose parents are in the armed forces or for children that are in care.
Garforth Academy is proud of the impact that this funding has had on personal, social and emotional development and of course student attainment for these students.
Students in these groups at the Academy perform significantly better than the national average.
Some examples of how this funding has been used are listed below.
- Maths and English intervention
- Homework clubs
- 1 to 1 mentoring
- Pastoral support
- Learning support
- Provision of equipment and resources
- Off-site provision
- Breaktime supervision
- Holiday schools
- Counselling support
- Sports clubs
- Self-esteem groups
- Educational visits
- Transport and attendance support
The Academy is committed to developing this programme and continues to explore new and innovative ways of improving life chances for all students.