Pupil Development Grant
Schools in Wales receive a grant from Welsh Government, Pupil Development Grant (PDG), specifically for the purpose of reducing the impact of poverty on educational achievement.
- The total number of pupils on school roll for September 2019 is 238
- The school's Free School Meal population is under 10%
- This is the same as the previous year
- The school undertakes the following activities in order to support pupils facing the challenges of poverty and deprivation
- Provision of literacy programmes for children with difficulties in this area
- Monitor and track the progress of all pupils including those entitled to Free School Meals as well as liaising with class teachers to ensure appropriate provision is in place where needed
- Provision of additional small reading group sessions for those who require this support
- Purchase ICT subscriptions to support numeracy learning in school and at home
- Staff training on using ICT to support the teaching and learning of literacy, numeracy and DCF
- Purchase ICT equipment to support the development of pupils' literacy, numeracy and DCF
- Training and support for staff in supporting children with emotional and behavioural needs
- The school's PDG and EIG Plans are regularly scrutinised by the Governing Body, supported by advice from the EAS and monitored by the Local Authority.
Professional Learning Grant
Professional Learning to Support Teachers Grant Plan 2018 – 2020
|Year||Allocation||Planned Spend||Overspend / Underspend|
|2018 / 2019||£3,657||£4,000||+£343|
Our Welsh word of the week
Pwy sy'n gwybod?
|Link to the National Mission||Planned Activity||Success Criteria||Funding||Activity||Cost|
High Quality Education Profession
|Professional Learning to enable all staff to engage with new professional standards for teaching, leadership and assisting teaching. Teachers to use the Excellence in Teaching and Leadership Framework as a tool to carry out self - assessment of their own teaching and learning against National Standards. Staff to work collaboratively carrying out research to develop innovative teaching and learning skills.
Staff to engage learners in research to ensure and to further develop pupil led learning.
|Al staff will be familiar with the National Standards. Effective collaboration will enable staff to support each other in enquiry based research developing teaching and learning skills to support our transformational curriculum.
Greater learner involvement in developing our curriculum will ensure learning is purposeful, relevant and exciting.
|High Quality Education Profession
|Leaders at all levels to attend appropriate PL to develop pedagogy and leadership skills:
·Professional Learning Lead EAS training and meetings
·Middle Leaders PL
·Staff to disseminate PL to all staff as appropriate
|Leaders at all levels will be skilled in:
·Engaging in research to inform practice
·Working collaboratively to develop innovative approaches to teaching and learning
·Reflecting critically on their own and their peers practice
·Identifying excellence in teaching and learning