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Saxmundham Primary School

Pupil Premium

Saxmundham Primary School receives a Pupil Premium Grant for each child who is entitled to receive Free School Meals or who has been entitled to them over the last six years, children of armed forces personnel and for any 'Looked After Children', or child adopted from care. We publish online information about how we have used the premium funding.


Schools are encouraged to use this funding in order to deliver improved outcomes. We aim for every single one of our pupil premium funded children to reach at least national expectations in all areas and to make good progress from their starting points.


The benefits enjoyed by children in receipt of Pupil Premium Funding at Saxmundham Primary may include:

  • Targeted intervention where necessary and extra support in lessons
  • Pastoral care including regular information, advice and guidance
  • Enriching experiences such as workshops and theatre performances
  • Revision guides and workbooks
  • Extra tuition outside the normal school day
  • Subsidised educational trips and visits
  • Musical instrument lessons
  • Access to school funded after-school clubs
  • Prioritised academic mentoring 


Our spending plans have been carefully designed to: stimulate engagement, broaden horizons, develop skills, improve performance, facilitate participation, raise aspirations and maximise achievement in order to close the attainment gap between our Pupil Premium students and their peers. We keep our offer under continuous review and expect to add further benefits during the course of the current Academic Year.


Our next Pupil Premium review at Saxmundham is planned to take place in the Autumn Term 2024.


For further information regarding Pupil Premium Funding please see the leaflet below or ask at the school office.