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Fynamore Primary School
Fynamore Primary School

Pupil Premium Statement

‘You have spent the pupil premium funding wisely, overseen by careful scrutiny of the Governing Body. Disadvantaged pupils are making progress that is as good as their peers in school and, sometimes, better.... Caring for the emotional well-being of disadvantaged pupils is a strength of the school'.

Ofsted, February 2018

The Pupil Premium is additional funding given by the Government to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils, and close the gap between them and their peers. Eligibility for free school meals is the main measure of deprivation, although the children of serving Armed Forces personnel and children in Care are also defined as Pupil Premium children.


Pupil Premium funding is granted to schools annually. The school receives an amount for each Pupil Premium child, depending on their eligibility category. Details of the Pupil Premium categories can be found by clicking here 


The grant is spent for the purposes of the school in order to raise attainment and progress for Pupil Premium Pupils. Where pupils are exceeding expectations, enrichment/social activities will be provided for groups of Pupil Premium Pupils.


We have a team of staff to ensure that particular pupils achieve their full potential at school. Intervention Teaching Assistants work with Pupil Premium children, on either a 1:1 basis or within small groups, to set targets and promote a course of action to help pupils overcome any barriers to learning in order fulfil their potential. 


We also have the weekly 'Ebluey Club', which helps support the practical and emotional needs of children of Armed Forces personnel, especially helping them to maintain contact with parents serving overseas.


To accelerate progress for Pupil Premium pupils, we also build on existing all-school strategies focusing on homework, after school clubs, arts participation, Assessment for Learning and extending ICT applications (Mathletics, iPads). In addition, we run targeted interventions including THRIVE, Nippy Numbers, Sound Discovery, Rainbow Reading, Acceleread, Nessy, Active Literacy, Write Online,1:1 Maths, Garden of Dreams, Play Therapy and Brain Gym.

The Fynamore Pupil Premium Strategy is updated annually. The most recent Pupil Premium Strategy Statement and Review of Expenditure can be accessed by clicking on the links below:


Pupil Premium Strategy Statements and Spending Details


Current Year


3 Year Pupil Premium Strategic Plan: 2020-2023


Pupil Premium Spending Strategy 2021 - 2024 



Previous Years

Pupil Premium Review of expenditure 2019-20


Pupil Premium Strategy Statement (including projected spending) 2019-2020

(includes review of expenditure 2018/19)


Pupil Premium Strategy Statement (including projected spending) 2018-2019

(includes review of expenditure 2017/18)


Pupil Premium Strategy Statement (including projected spending) 2017-2018

(includes review of expenditure 2016/17)


Pupil Premium Strategy Statement (including projected spending) 2016-2017 

(includes review of expenditure 2015/16)



Text Absence Line:

07537 438427

Please start the message with FYN and include your child’s name and reason for absence.


Latest Newsletter

For the latest Newsletter please click here.

Mon 13 June: Y3 Walk Safe


Mon 27 June: Y6 Bikeability starts


Tues 28 June: Y6 Treehouse Theatre


Wed 29 June: Y5 Kingsbury Green Academy taster day


Wed 29 June: YR Ash Class Warleigh Lodge Farm trip


Thurs 30 June: YR Oak Class Warleigh Lodge Farm trip


Mon 4 July: Y5 Abbeyfield taster day


Tues 5 July: Y6 Kingsbury Green Academy transition


Wed 6 July: Sports Day 


Fri 8 July: Y5 Bovington Tank Museum


Mon 11 July: Y6 Sheldon School transition week


Tues 12 July: Y1 Cotswold Wildlife Park trip


Wed 13 July: Y6 Abbeyfield School transition


Fri 15 July: Y6 Hardenhuish School transition


School telephone number:

01249 810090

School address:

School Road, Calne,

Wiltshire, SN11 9UG


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