2016/17 Allocation

Foreland Fields School received £83,826 Pupil Premium funding for 2016/17.  

The table below details how the 2016/17 funding was allocated:


Rationale/Intended   Outcomes


Communication  Support / Resources

Individual and small group support from TAs focused on communication. Includes purchasing apps for iPads linked to communication targets.


Hydrotherapy   Intervention

Improvements with balance, toleration of touch, initiation and maintenance of eye contact.   Improved social participation.


Counselling   Services

Improve emotional wellbeing of specific pupils through access to   trained counsellor. Increased engagement in learning.

Improved self-esteem and confidence. Happier pupils and students. Improvements in learning – readiness to less.


Forest School

Outdoor learning   experience. Respect for nature. Increase in children’s self-belief,   confidence, learning capacity, enthusiasm, communication and problem-solving   skills. Improved emotional wellbeing.


Higher Level Teaching Assistant Intervention

1:1 and small   group support. Literacy/numeracy focused support. Lego therapy.


Family Liaison Officer (% of wage)

Additional   support for parents and pupils/students. Increased engagement with the   school, improved attendance.


Teaching Assistant Support

1:1/small group   support – core subject area focus. Focused intervention.


Additional Teacher Support (% of wage)

1:1 small group   teacher support. Core subject area focus. Communication intervention.


Music Sessions /   Therapy

Group/individual music based activities motivate interaction,   facilitate socialisation and improve social skills.

Improvements in social interaction, e.g. turn taking and listening and   responding to another person.

Research has shown that music lessons have a positive effect on   reading and mathematical achievement in early childhood and adolescence. 


Translator Services

Increased   parental participation in reviews/meetings.


Play Enrichment

Play leaders   across the school. Increased enrichment opportunities. Resources to encourage   particiapation, engagement, joint attention, communication and appropriate   behaviour.


Horse Riding

Development of   balance and coordination. Exercise and strengthen seldom used or tense   muscles. Promotion of sense of wellbeing and increased confidence.



Research has   suggested improved social interaction skills amongst children with   disabilities linked to aromatherapy and massage. Essential oils can have a   dynamic state on emotional state.


Art Therapy

Art therapy has many benefits   including fostering self-expression, enhancing coping skills, managing   stress, and strengthening a sense of self. This translates into improved   communication, behaviour, and cognition.


Total received


Total Spent





Impact/Outcomes of 2016/17 Pupil Premium Grant

Level and progress comparisons were made between pupils/students in receipt of the funding against those not in receipt (rest of the school).

Comparisons carried out in English and Mathematics.

See ‘Pupil Premium Comparisons 2016-17’ file (below) for full details

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