Pupil Deprivation Grant

Ysgol Bro Hyddgen Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG) 2019-2020

The Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG) is used by the Welsh Government to provide financial support to schools. The PDG targets the following aspects specifically:

· Whole School Approaches

· Family and Community Engagement

· Catch up and Tutoring

· Enrichment and Aspirations

· Wellbeing

Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG)

Total: £51,750


Activities which are in place to target raising standards and closing the poverty gap

· Literacy, Numeracy and well-being intervention and mentoring provision

· Support to ensure appropriate differentiation is put in place

· Tutoring sessions in KS4 which target high achievement in the core subjects, and where appropriate in other subjects

· Homework Club and Breakfast Club provision

· Support for educational visits where appropriate, and general support as appropriate

· Support to receive instrumental lessons from peripatetic teachers

· Learning materials and equipment including iPads, software and books

· Learning evenings with parents and pupils to ensure guidance for parents on how they may support their child to improve achievement standards

· Mentoring sessions where necessary with Learning Coaches to support pupils to develop and achieve working targets

· Tracking systems which measure the progress and effect of the intervention programmes that are in place