What is the PDG?
The Pupil Deprivation Grant is used to improve attainment for students who are entitled to free school meals - eFSM and children who are looked after - CLA. It is intended to overcome the additional barriers that these learners may face which prevent them from achieving.
At St Richard Gwyn the way in which we use our grant allocation is incorporated into the school improvement plan. We have four strategic objectives:
Learning Promote a learning organization with excellent learning for all.
Ethos Nurture our Catholic community and culture through effective care, support, and guidance.
Achievement Successful: Individuals, school and community.
Development Recognise and enhance the role that leadership plays for all members of our community.
Our 18-19 grant spends includes:
Pastoral staffing support £113,850
Additional spend for curriculum access £5,000