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Grants summary

WG Grant Statement 2023,24


Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG/EYPDG) (RRRs and ALN)2023-2024

The school currently has 32% FSM- pupils/ families in receipt of statutory benefits.


Awarded :

PDG- £103,500

EYPDG- £18,400


RRRs-April-August £8380 and September-March £11,732

ALN Implementation £7121

The PDG/EYPDG has been planned to:

  • To embed nurture support across the school with staffing to support all strategies for emotional and social development for all pupils. Such programs as THRIVE/ELSA/SAP/Precision Teaching etc are used.
  • Provide specific 1:1 support for pupils to enable them to access their learning in a supported environment.
  • To fund TAs to work with pupils from disadvantaged background- closing the gap on achievement and also to help accelerate the more able learners.

Education Improvement Grant 

The EIG Grant Awarded- £111,057

The EIG has been planned to:

  • To develop a pupil centered learning approach in line with Curriculum for Wales. Developing collaborative learning and supporting intervention needs for specific pupils in small groups and 1:1 precision teaching focus.
  • To further develop enhanced provision and a high ration of staff to pupils.
  • Allow pupils to access the outdoors in small groups to enhance their early learning journey.

Professional Learning Grant (PL) 2023-2024

Awarded- £6133

The PL grant has been planned to:

  • Train ALNCOs to ensure enhanced knowledge and understanding of ALN reform to meet key dates in the reform calendar
  • To provide ELSA training and release time for networking TAs
  • To allow these trained staff to work across the school with individual and small groups of pupils on THRIVE.
  • To provide ongoing THRIVE training for practitioners and on costs of running the program.
  • To train and develop knowledge and understanding of ALN reform for all staff to support pupils with their ALN needs.
  • To help part fund EDUKEY- data storage base.
  • To allow and fund release for networking with St Martins cluster school and wider community.