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22/01/22

Retweeted From Shaun Garrett

Our Bench of Hope has arrived. It was great to be one of the first to visit The Bench. The inscription on the bench is a powerful statement. https://t.co/u21xAGf7ka

14/01/22

Is your child due to start Nursery in September 2022? The closing date for September 2022 Nursery admissions is Friday 15th January. Please follow the link below to our Nursery Admissions page for more information on how to apply:https://t.co/lBP9rdPlmM https://t.co/eVXmSSWXg9

17/12/21

Wishing all our children, staff, parents and carers a happy and peaceful Christmas. Have a lovely holiday and see you all in January! 🎄🎄 https://t.co/3L1Jhhwydj

17/12/21

Assemblies were held at Pine Ridge & Lorraine this morning to draw & announce the winners of the Christmas Fayre Hamper, Toy and Sweet Raffles. Congratulations to all our prize winners! 🎄🎄https://t.co/lhcgYh6eFv

09/12/21

The children have loved their fab Maths Week! It was an inspirational week during which the children engaged with a wide range of exciting, fun-filled maths activities & acquired new knowledge! Please follow the link to our website! https://t.co/tZh5jUHZ7W https://t.co/Cg5D9jLNda

30/11/21

Please come along and join us for our second Parent Workshop - Understanding and Supporting your Child's Anxiety at Lorraine Infant School tomorrow, Wednesday 1st December at 9.00am. Please call the school office to register on 01276 65649 https://t.co/McieDOohvT

23/11/21

We were so impressed to see all of your wonderful ideas for the half term Seesaw Competition across ! Some truly imaginative ideas, using many different materials. Our newly appointed School Council had the privilege of choosing the winning entries! https://t.co/PQVcvjVJjS

23/11/21

Are you looking for a Year 3 place next September for your child? We have some spaces left on our Open Events and look forward to welcoming you to our wonderful school! 👇https://t.co/XcRoVUrTK1 https://t.co/BcrQygYPxR

12/11/21

Look! 👇🏻 https://t.co/LuzngJ7I0V

12/11/21

This week our 3 schools held their own Remembrance Day assemblies. Children have been actively fundraising for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal & held assemblies in which the children made a wreath out of poppies they had made. Follow the link: https://t.co/pxNg3Hw8nS

02/11/21

Over the last half term, Owls Class have been taking part in lots of fun activities with plenty more planned for this half term too! Please follow the link to our website to find out more. https://t.co/9sUQzTLDd7

18/10/21

Will your child be starting school in September 2022? Pine Ridge and Lorraine Infant Schools would like to invite you to our Open Events on Tuesday 9th & Wednesday 17th November. We look forward to seeing you there! Check out https://t.co/lBP9rdPlmM

03/09/21

Lovely to see our wonderful Infant children and families again, and to welcome our fantastic new Reception and Nursery cohorts! What a great start! Well done to you all

05/07/21

Forest School update! The children are thoroughly enjoying their outdoor learning sessions at Forest School. Please follow the link to our website to see some of the activities they have been taking part in. https://t.co/g1ovQuuNiG https://t.co/0OvFz4VzLc

22/06/21

‘Owls class’ (and Miss Williams!) were delighted to receive a reply from The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, having sent them letters about their ‘Bright Lights, Big City’ topic! A lovely surprise! 🇬🇧 https://t.co/K4TtEAdKhQ

24/05/21

Retweeted From @_Cordwalles

Delighted to welcome to the beautifully curated history museum at Cordwalles today! Head Girl, Ndjivatera & Head Boy, Caleb were proud to show off the exhibit, which has been a curriculum focus this half term, enjoyed by the whole school https://t.co/89zd8gJudw

Pupil Premium

What is the Pupil Premium Grant?

Pupil Premium is a funding allocated to schools by the Department of Education to provide additional educational support according to the number of children eligible for Free School Meals during the last 6 years (known as the Ever 6 FSM measure).  Its purpose is to raise attainment, accelerate progress and fulfil the achievement potential of all our children.  It is up to schools to decide how to spend the Pupil Premium funding because they are best placed to assess what additional educational provision should be put in place to ensure maximum progress for all the children within their care.  All schools will be held accountable for how they have used the Pupil Premium funding and the impact it has had on the children’s learning.

To find out more about the support the Department for Education offers children and young adults, click here.

GLF's Aspiration for All children to Grow, Learn and Flourish

All GLF Schools are committed to our core remit of providing an outstanding educational experience.  Raising the attainment of disadvantaged pupils is part of our commitment to help all pupils achieve their full potential.

We aim for:

  • All children to enjoy their learning, attain high outcomes and be helped to become confident individuals and responsible citizens whilst making excellent progress in all respects;
  • All children to benefit from an inclusive ethos, excellent teaching and a broad and balanced curriculum underpinned by strong leadership, in a local school;
  • All children to be supported and encouraged to lead healthy and active lives

Pupil Premium within Pine Ridge and Lorraine Federation

Pupil Premium within the Federation is used primarily to accelerate the progress for eligible children, through the planning and delivery of a range of enhanced and personalised learning experiences and interventions.

Within the Federation we currently have approximately 19% of children who are entitled to Pupil Premium funding.

We regularly review our Pupil Premium initiatives to ensure they are having a positive impact.  Each year we plan priorities for this year’s expenditure based on the cohort of eligble children.

Accessing the Pupil Premium with Pine Ridge and Lorraine Federation

Funding is allocated to the school based on an annual basis.  It is important that if you think your child is eligible for pupil premium support, you must contact the school office for more information.  Individual requests for financial support for school-based activities are considered by the Headteacher.  Requests can be made via the school office.

Important: To find out more information on whether you are eligible for Free School Meals, please click here.  If you think you are eligible then please complete an application form, available by clicking here or in hard copy from the school office.

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