Pupil premium funding 2015 to 2016
Looked After Children - £1,900
Primary School Student - £1,320
Secondary School Student - £935
Additional FundingThe literacy and numeracy catch-up premium provides schools with an additional £500 for each year 7 student who did not achieve at least level 4 in reading and/or maths at the end of Key Stage 2. For further information on the funding that is available to your school, visit the official .gov website.
What are the challenges for schools?
The Department for Education holds headteachers and school governing bodies accountable for the impact of their pupil premium funding. Each school must prove that they are using their pupil premium funding in the most effective way, via the following means:
How Can Maths-Whizz help?
Maths-Whizz is ideal for closing the attainment gap and assisting with reporting from Pupil Premium funding.
As a differentiated learning tool, it provides high quality personalised tutoring in maths for all students, regardless of age or background. This means that disadvantaged pupils receive the attention that they need, exactly where they need it, helping to close the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers.
Maths-Whizz Reports allow teachers and heads of school to monitor and then report on progress throughout the academic year. This allows for effective online reporting and justification of resource allocation. On average, students improve their Maths Age by 18 months when they use Maths-Whizz for an hour a week in their first year of use.