Premium Allocations

Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium is allocated funding for children from low-income families who are eligible for free school meals, looked after children and those from families with parents in the Armed Forces.

You can view our Pupil  Premium allocation and find out how this has been used at our school by clicking the link below:

Pupil Premium Allocation Information


Catch-up Funding

Children have experienced unprecedented disruption to their education as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19). Those from the most vulnerable and disadvantaged backgrounds are likely to be most affected. The aggregate impact of lost time in education may be substantial and it is imperative that “lost” learning is addressed quickly so that gaps are closed and progress is accelerated, so that pupil are quickly able to access their age related curriculum at the earliest opportunity. Universal catch up premium will be used to support those children who have identified gaps so that they can make accelerated progress. To view the whole strategy please click the links below:

Catch-Up Premium Strategy 2021 REVIEWED

SCHOOL PLANNING 2020-21 – Tiered model to support return after partial closure


Sports Premium

St Joseph’s RC Primary School is allocated additional funding with the aim of improving the provision of PE and sport.


All pupils leaving St Joseph’s will be physically literate and with the knowledge, skills and motivation necessary to equip them for a healthy lifestyle and lifelong participation in physical activity and sport.


To achieve self-sustaining improvement in the quality of PE and sport.
Our indicators of such improvement to include:

    • The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – kick-starting healthy active lifestyles
    • The profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement
    • Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport
    • Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils
    • Increased participation in competitive sport

Sport Premium Impact Report 2020-2021

Sports Premium Plan 2020-2021

Sports Premium Strategy 2019-20



Swimming 2020:

Percentage of children who can swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres:
Y6 60%
Y5 83%

Percentage of children who can use a range of strokes effectively:

Y6 52%

Y5 70%

Percentage of children who can perform safe self rescue in different water based situations:

Y6 50%

Y5 70%


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