Pupil Premium Funding

What is Pupil Premium Grant (PPG)?

The aim of the Pupil Premium Grant is to support schools in raising the achievement of their most disadvantaged pupils. More specifically, it is hoped that these pupils will benefit from increased social mobility and have improved chances of accessing higher education. Schools are free to spend the PPG as they see fit.

National research shows that children who have been eligible for Free School Meals, at any point in their school career, have consistently lower educational attainment than those who have never been eligible.

It is self-evident that pupils claiming Free School Meals, and those who are looked after at Dysart School already fall into the key group that is vulnerable to underachievement, namely severe and complex learning disabilities. Therefore, it can be argued that the application of the PPG can have wider benefits to all pupils at Dysart School.

Pupil Premium Grant Statement 2016-17 and Action Plan 2017-18

Pupil Premium Grant Statement 2015-16 and Action Plan 2016-17

You are rightly proud of your work around pupil wellbeing, and ensuring pupils are ready for learning.  This has enabled you to establish a calm and purposeful learning environment for pupils with considerable needs.

Ofsted 2019

Latest News

2019 Leavers’ Assembly

On Friday 12th July, Dysart said farewell to those pupils who are leaving us at the end of term. Many of our pupils have been at Dysart for many years, and it has been a privilege for us to work …

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End of Term Celebration Barbeque

We recently celebrated our end of term awards evenings with two barbeques at Dysart. Because of the growth of the provision at the school, we felt the best way to properly celebrate the achievements of our amazing pupils was by …

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Inaugural Dysart Art Exhibition a Huge Success

Wednesday July 3rd saw the exciting unveiling of the first ever Dysart school art exhibition. The exhibition, which was coordinated by the Friends of Dysart School (FODS), was eagerly attended by families and friends alike. Artwork by all pupils at …

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