Liberal Democrats' Pupil Premium delivers results for Gosforth's children

March 27, 2015 1:52 PM

So far, Pupil Premium has been worth £38 million to Newcastle schools. This is what Gosforth Academy says on its website are the results of over £1/2 million investment stimulated by Liberal Democrats in Government :

Pupil Premium Total Spend (2012-13) - £132,600

Pupil Premium Total Spend (2013-14) - £192,800

Pupil Premium Total Spend (2014-15) - £199,155

This is what the money has been used for during 2014/15

* Assertive mentoring programme

* Extra Year 11 Intervention Form Groups

* Saturday school tuition in Maths

* Saturday school tuition in English

* Key Stage 4 after school revision classes in all subjects

* Key Stage 4 Breakfast session in Maths, Science and Languages

* Easter school tuition in non-core areas

* Year 11 small group tuition in Maths

* Year 9 small group tuition in English & Science

* Specialist Maths Teaching Assistant

Pupil Premium has been used in a variety of ways to improve attainment and help overcome barriers to learning.

59% of Pupil Premium students achieved the equivalent of 5A*-C grades in 2014.