What is Pupil Premium?
The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and to close the gaps between them and their peers.
Pupil premium funding is available to:
- schools maintained by the local authority, including:
- special schools, for children with special educational needs or disabilities
- pupil referral units (PRUs), for children who can’t go to a mainstream school
- academies and free schools, including:
- special academies, for children with special educational needs or disabilities
- alternative provision (AP) academies, for children who can’t go to a mainstream school
- voluntary-sector AP, with local authority agreement
- non-maintained special schools (NMSS), for children with special educational needs as approved by the Secretary of State for Education under section 342 of the Education Act 1992
Pupil Premium Report 21-24 Lealholm
Pupil Premium Report 20-21 Lealholm
Pupil Premium Report 19-20 Lealholm
Physical education is valued at Lealholm Primary School and is an important part of our curriculum. We believe it enables children to grow in confidence, build self-esteem and self-reliance, and develop social skills.
In March 2013 the government announced that it was to provide additional funding of £150 million per annum for academic years 2013 to 2014 and 2014 to 2015 to improve provision of physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools in England – The Primary PE & Sport Premium.
This funding – provided jointly by the Departments for Education, Health and Culture, Media and Sport – is allocated to primary school headteachers. The funding is ring-fenced and therefore can only be spent on provision of PE and sport in schools.
In line with the national curriculum expectations, the percentage of children in Y6 able to swim competently, confidently and proficiently to at least 25m was 50% in 2020/21.