Academic Priorities

Intervention Staffing

Overview: provision of TA time to deliver intervention programmes to support children.

Aim/Outcomes: all PP children achieve age-related expectations and, where necessary, make accelerated progress to do this.

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Specialist Services

Overview: provide access to assessment by the educational psychologist.

Aim/Outcomes: increase awareness of children’s SEN needs and allow staff to be better able to support these needs within a school environment. Increased speed of assessments for PP children.

Intervention Resources

Overview: purchase resources to run Language Link, Toe by Toe, Mathletics and Number Box interventions.

Aim/Outcomes: all PP children achieve age-related expectations and, where necessary, make accelerated progress to do this.




Subsidised Trips

Overview: fund coach costs and any additional costs associated with trips (in line with Academy charging policy).

Aim/Outcomes: children are able to participate fully in all aspects of school life. Family finances are not a barrier to accessing trips, including class rewards.

Enrichment & Engagement Priorities


Overview: provide access for families most at need to East Sussex Behaviour and Advice Service.

Aim/Outcomes: improved attendance and behaviour allows children to access more learning and make progress at school.

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After School Clubs

Overview: free places for those most in need.

Aim/Outcomes: increased engagement and involvement in the school community. Improved social skills through more informal interactions with friends.


Overview: provide a termly focus day for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Maths.

Aim/Outcomes: increase awareness of STEAM subjects. Opportunity to work with a range of mixed-age peers.




Computer Club

Overview: targeted IT club at lunchtimes to allow targeted children to access Mathletics and phonics games.

Aim/Outcomes: ensure internet access for all children, improve reading and maths key skills and ensure parity of IT skills across the cohort.

Well-Being Priorities

Family Dining

Overview: all children eat with an adult at lunchtime and are encouraged to talk about their day, as well as modelling healthy eating.

Aim/Outcomes: all PP children eat well and have a time every day when they know an adult has time and space to talk to them.

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Breakfast/After School Clubs

Overview: free places for those most in need.

Aim/Outcomes: increased attendance, support for working families, children have had a healthy breakfast, improved punctuality in the morning.

SMEH fund

Overview: money set aside to respond to additional needs e.g. 1-1 counselling, nurture or therapeutic input.

Aim/Outcomes: to promote a positive culture within the school where children’s mental health needs are not a barrier to accessing learning.




Uniform/School Supply Provision

Overview: school uniform, PE kit and book-bags/water bottles etc provided for those most in need.

Aim/Outcomes: to promote a sense of well-being and belonging to the school community. Ensuring that a lack of resources is not a barrier to access.



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