Wood Farm Primary School

Wood Farm School
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Reach Higher

I challenge myself

I aim high, and I'm not put off if things seem hard

I know I can be part of the best

See Further

I'm imaginative - I like ideas, and I like other people's ideas

I know about different places in the world

I'm good at coming up with different possibilities

Shine Brighter

I get on well with other people

I'm proud of what I do well, I'm proud of my school and I know where I'm going

I'll help you shine too!

Pupil Premium

The Pupil Premium is a sum of money given to schools to support the learning of, and to improve life chances for children from disadvantaged backgrounds.  The amount of money provided to each school is calculated by the government according to different factors, including how many children in a school qualify for free school meals, or ar in public care.

How we used Pupil Premium funding during 2015/16

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During the school year 2015/16 we received £180,429 in Pupil Premium funding.  (This was made up of £103,979 from September to March, and £76,450 from April to August).  By July 2016 there were 142 children in our school eligible for Pupil Premium funding, which is 43% of our school (compared to the figure for all Oxfordshire of 27.6%).

We use our Pupil Premium funding in three main ways:

  • To provide additional teaching and tuition - for example by employing additional teachers, an additional Learning Mentor for children, 1:1 tutors and specialists in mathematics and English, and by developing the use of individual computer-based learning to support children with their reading and maths
  • To improve attendance, and offer a healthy start to the day, by providing a subsidised Breakfast Club
  • To increase opportunities and improve engagement in learning by providing exciting and motivating curriculum opportunities, and by supporting children from economically disadvantaged backgrounds to take part in residential activities

PDF icon More detail: click here to read our 2015/16 Pupil Premium Impact Report

PDF icon Read our Pupil Premium Strategy document for 2016/17

The impact of our use of Pupil Premium funding last year

Children who qualify for the Pupil Premium achieve exceptionally well at Wood Farm School.  Year 6 assessments (May 2016) show that:

  • Children from deprived backgrounds on average reached levels of attainment in English and Mathematics that are above national expectations for children at age 11.

The new Year 6 assessments (SATs) give results as a 'scaled score', where a score of at least 100 means that a child has reached the expected standard.  In 2016 the average scaled scores for children at Wood Farm School from disadvantaged backgrounds were:

Reading  Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling  Mathematics 
 101.05 104.68  103.86 

Children from deprived backgrounds at Wood Farm School reached levels of attainment in English and maths that are higher than the national average for all pupils in England:

  Reading  Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling  Mathematics 
  % reaching expected standard
Wood Farm School - children from deprived backgrounds  68.2  95.45  90.9 
 England - all children  66  72 70