We ensure that teaching and learning opportunities meet the needs of all of our children.
We ensure that appropriate provision is made for children who belong to vulnerable groups, this includes ensuring that the needs of socially disadvantaged children are adequately assessed and addressed.
In making provision for socially disadvantaged children, we recognise that not all children who receive free school meals will be socially disadvantaged. We also recognise that not all children who are socially disadvantaged are registered or qualify for free school meals. We reserve the right to allocate the Pupil Premium Funding to support any child or group of children Hartley has legitimately identified as needing additional support to achieve improved outcomes in learning and/or well-being.
Pupil Premium Funding will be allocated following a needs analysis which will identify priority groups or individuals. Limited funding and resources means that not all children receiving free school meals will be in receipt of Pupil Premium interventions at one time.
The Senior Management Team will allocate Pupil Premium Funding in order to:
All our work through the Pupil Premium will be aimed at accelerating progress moving all children to at least age related expectations. A particular focus will be placed on improving Literacy and Numeracy and narrowing the attainment and progress gap between children entitled to Pupil Premium and their peers.
Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) Allocation for 2018/19: £44,880
You can access a detailed breakdown for the proposed expenditure for 2018/19 and for previous years: 2017/18, 2016/17, 2015/16 and 2014/15 on the links below:
You can access a copy of the report outlining spend and impact for 2017/18 and for previous years by clicking on the links below.
Children can have free school meals and are eligible for Pupil Premium if they receive any of the following:
If you think you may be eligible we would urge you to complete an application form, available from the School Office, and hand it to a member of the Office Staff.
The behaviour of pupils is outstanding…Pupils are proud to belong to the community of Hartley Primary Academy…Pupils’ conduct in lessons is exemplary.
Ofsted, March 2016
The standards at Hartley Primary Academy are exceptional. They have been consistently above average over time.
Ofsted, March 2016
The school provides a caring and supportive environment to children and there is a clear emphasis on enabling children to be the best they can be — both academically and as “people”.
A quotation from a member of staff, Ofsted Report, March 2016
I feel really safe at Hartley Primary Academy…all the teachers and my friends are all around me.Y4