Pupil Premium Information
Laindon Park Primary School & Nursery
At Laindon Park we aim for all our pupils, regardless of their background or the challenges they face, to make good progress and achieve high attainment across all subject areas. The focus of our pupil premium strategy is to support disadvantaged pupils to achieve that goal, including progress for those who are already high attainers.
We will consider the challenges and barriers faced by the vulnerable pupils who attend our school, such as those who have a social worker and young carers. The activities we outlined in this statement intended to support their needs, regardless of whether they are disadvantaged or not.
High-quality teaching is at the heart of our approach, with a focus on areas in which disadvantaged pupils require the most support. This is proven to have the greatest impact on closing the disadvantage attainment gap and at the same time will benefit the non-disadvantaged pupils in our school.
Implicit in the intended outcomes detailed below, is the intention that non-disadvantaged pupils’ attainment will be sustained and improved alongside progress for their disadvantaged peers.
Our strategy is also integral to wider school improvement plans for education recovery, notably in its targeted support through the National Tutoring Programme for pupils whose education has been worst affected, including non-disadvantaged pupils.
Our approach will be responsive to common challenges and the individual needs of our pupils, rooted in robust diagnostic assessment and not assumptions about the impact of the disadvantage cohort. The approaches we have adopted complement each other to help pupils excel.
To ensure they are effective we will:
- ensure disadvantaged pupils are challenged in the work that they are set
- act early to intervene at the point need is identified
- adopt a whole school approach in which all staff take responsibility for disadvantaged pupils’ outcomes
- raise expectations of what they can achieve