The pupil premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged students and close the gap between them and their peers. Pupil premium funding is available to both mainstream and non-mainstream schools, such as special schools and pupil referral units.
At Endeavour Academy we believe all students should be supported to achieve skills and qualifications which will see them through into adulthood and assist them to achieve their career goals. Core curriculum and employability skills hold equal value and we strive to assist our learners to achieve to their potential. Our staff CPD programme is linked with our school development plan and we offer ongoing training for teachers to remain up to date in their subject specialisms and and offer high quality teaching to support learners to achieve. The Endeavour Academy Pupil Premium Strategy document is listed below, this will be updated as students are admitted to Endeavour Academy roll and funds are allocated.
All students experience Social, Emotional and Mental Health (SEMH) difficulties as these difficulties have led to them being unable to attend mainstream schools, students could be seen as having a special educational need and as being disadvantaged because of their needs.
Following the pandemic, schools were granted a recovery premium for to support improved attainment.