Use of Pupil Deprivation Grants


Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG) 2015-2016

  • The total number of pupils on roll in Tir-y-berth Primary School as at September 2015 is (full time equivalent). This includes the part-time nursery pupils (21 in total).
  • The school’s Free School Meals (FSM) population is around 25%.
  • This is approximately the same percentage as last year.
  • The total allocation of PDG to this school for April 2015 – March 2016 is
  • The school undertakes the following activities in order to support pupils facing the challenges of poverty and deprivation:
  • Establish a team of well trained staff to assist pupils who have communication difficulties; Use these staff to carry out specific intervention and monitoring of these pupils; Pursue the nationally recognised award of a “Communication Friendly School”.
  • Carry out Literacy and Numeracy Catch-Up interventions for pupils requiring additional support.
  • Ensure that Curriculum Leaders in English, Maths, ICT and Welsh receive the most up-to-date training in order to provide the best leaderships to have the greatest impact on pupil attainment;

The school’s PDG, SEG (School Effectiveness Grant) and WEG (Welsh in Education Grant) plans are regularly supervised by the Governing Body, supported by advice from the EAS and monitored by the Local Authority.

Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG) 2014-2015

  • The total number of pupils on roll in Tir-y-berth Primary School as at September 2014 is (full time equivalent). This includes the part-time nursery pupils (21 in total).
  • The school’s Free School Meals (FSM) population is around 25%.
  • This is approximately the same percentage as last year.
  • The total allocation of PDG to this school for April 2014 – March 2015 is
  • The school undertakes the following activities in order to support pupils facing the challenges of poverty and deprivation:
  • Purchase of iPads and laptops to engage and enthuse pupils, boys in particular
  • Transformation of classrooms to cater for 21st century learning, creating bright, modern and stimulating classrooms
  • Carry out Literacy and Numeracy Catch-Up interventions for pupils requiring additional support.

The school’s PDG, SEG (School Effectiveness Grant) and WEG (Welsh in Education Grant) plans are regularly supervised by the Governing Body, supported by advice from the EAS and monitored by the Local Authority.