Premium Allocations

Pupil Premium

The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011. Dean Bank Primary and Nursery School acknowledges the contribution of funds allocated by the Government specifically for children who access Free School Meals, have parents who are in the Armed Forces or who are Looked After. This budget allocation is used resourcefully to ensure a significant impact in learning for these groups of pupils.

You can view or download our Pupil  Premium allocation and find out how this has been used at our school.

Catch-up Premium

In June 2020 the government announced £1 billion of funding to support children and young people to catch up on missed learning caused by coronavirus (COVID-19). This is especially important for the most vulnerable pupils and pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds who we know have been most affected.

Sports Premium

All children and young people should live healthy active lives. The UK Chief Medical Officers recommend that all children and young people should take part in moderate to vigorous intensity physical activity for at least 60 minutes every day. Children with special educational needs and disabilities should take part in 20 minutes of daily activity.

The Childhood Obesity Plan says that at least 30 minutes of daily activity should take place in schools.

Schools have a key role to play in achieving this aim. This is particularly true of primary schools where the foundations of positive and enjoyable participation in regular physical activity are embedded. All children should have equal access to high-quality PE provision and opportunities to experience and participate in a wide range of sports and physical activities. Academic achievement can improve in school because of the benefits children can gain.

Schools should use the PE and sport premium funding to help achieve these aims. It must not be used for core-type school activities. They should use it to make additional and sustainable improvements to the PE, sport and physical activity they provide, such as:

  • funding high-quality PE and sport for at least 2 hours a week, complemented by a wide range of extracurricular sport and competitive opportunities
  • providing or improving equal access to sport for boys and girls
  • Schools should prioritise PE and sport premium spending to improve in the following 5 key areas:
  • increasing all staff’s confidence, knowledge and skills in teaching PE and sport

  • increasing engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity and sport
  • raising the profile of PE and sport across the school, to support whole school improvement
  • offer a broader and more equal experience of a range of sports and physical activities to all pupils
  • increase participation in competitive sport

Please view or download our Sport Premium allocation below to find out how this has been used at our school.

Sports Premium Impact 2022-2023

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