Pupil Premium is the funding the Government allocate each year aimed at supporting pupils who are:
Data collected from schools each year, is used to determine the amount of funding a school will receive based directly on eligibility on that given date. Schools decide how the premium is allocated as they are best placed to determine what additional provision should be made.
These funds were invested in relevant staffing and other resources to ensure the barriers to educational achievement for these pupils are addressed. It is also the strategy of Ormiston Cliff Park Junior Academy to pay for these pupils to attend trips and our after school club.
At Ormiston Cliff Park Junior Academy, we invest the pupil premium funding in a range of strategies to support learning including extra resources, staff development training and support staff. When investing the funding we look closely at what our children need to reach their potential, this means that the support we give our children is focused on their learning and closing the gap.
Children’s progress is monitored each half term and when a child is not making the expected progress we will organise an intervention to support them in their learning. This will be through a range of strategies such as group work in and out of the classroom, precision teaching of skills or through an intervention programme. All interventions are tracked by Class Teachers and Senior Leaders. At the end of the year the pupil premium investment is evaluated for impact. This information is also shared with the School Governors.
Please click the links below to view our Pupil Premium spending and Impact information over recent years:
Our next strategy review will be during the summer term 2020
The winners of week 1 of the Top of the Rocks competition have been announced! Class group winners are… (drumroll)… Robin! The individual winner is Christine in Robin class. Second place goes to Jack in Blackbird, and third place is Olivia in Marsh Harrier. Well done everyone! Join in again this week, and […]
Our Maths Lead, Mr Walsh, is challenging all Junior Academy pupils to a multiplication madness ‘Top of the Rocks’ competition! Starting this Sunday (22nd March) morning and finishing on Saturday (28th March) evening, all classes are invited to join in our academy-wide search for the best number rockstars. Join in, and see if your class […]
Please continue to check our ‘Newsletters & Letters to Parents’ page, as well as our ‘Resources – Home Learning’ pages. As you know, we are all facing extraordinary challenges at this time and the situation is placing pressure on all parts of society. Our staff have been doing all they can to keep our Academies […]
Children from Cliff Park Junior who qualified were lucky enough to go to Holkham Hall to particpate in the Norfolk School Games Cross Country Winter County Finals. The weather held out and all runners placed in the top 50 of their races. We had a great day and hope next year’s event is just as […]
Last week, our Choir and Recorder Group took part in the annual Gorleston Music Festival. The children had dedicated much of their free time to extra practices and, as a result, their performances in the festival received strong praise! In the Choir Unison category, they sang “Sing” by Gary Barlow and were awarded a distinction […]
Yesterday (11th February) was Safer Internet Day 2020. Every year, across both academies, we hold lessons, special assemblies, and fun activities to highlight problems that our pupils could face online, and to give them the tools and knowledge they may need to stay safe and happy. Click the picture on the left for more information. […]
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This year’s Children In Need day was great fun, and we raised lots of money for this worthy cause. Thanks to all of our families, we raised a grand total of £856.93 across both schools! Children and staff looked fantastic in their colourful ‘spots and stripes’ clothes, and Pudsey t-shirts! We learned about what it […]