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Pupil Premium

THE PUPIL PREMIUM GRANT AND FREE SCHOOL MEALS

This school is committed to closing the attainment gap between disadvantaged students and their peers, our educational aims are the same for all. Evidence demonstrates that great teaching and careful planning can make a huge impact on the outcomes of students in receipt of the Pupil Premium Grant. At NSG we are committed to:

  • making our broad and ambitious curriculum accessible to every student.
  • ensuring all subject staff know their students well, providing high-quality teaching and learning provision to meet the needs of students whatever their prior attainment.
  • implementing additional support and intervention where necessary to assist students in closing the gaps in their learning.
  • working closely with parents and carers to keep them informed of their daughter's progress.

Claiming Free School Meals

You may be entitled to free school meals for your child(ren) if you receive one of the following benefits:
1.Income Support
2.Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
3.Child Tax Credit Only (with income up to £16,190) with no element of Working Tax Credit
4.National Asylum Seekers Support
5.Guarantee Element of the State Pension Credit
6.Employment and Support Allowance
7.Universal Credit (Income Related)

Children in nursery schools are eligible if they meet the criteria and attend for full days. Pupils are still eligible for free school meals in school in sixth form, but not sixth form college or further education. If a child is eligible for free school meals, they’ll remain eligible until they finish the phase of schooling (primary or secondary) they’re in on 31 March 2022.

Information for Northamptonshire Free School Meals Applications can be found by clicking here.

For the duration of the entitlement to Free School Meals, students receive full financial assistance with cookery and design curriculum costs. Parents are also welcome to apply for financial assistance towards other school activities and resources by completing a Financial Assistance form. A maximum level of financial support will be awarded per eligible student in a single academic year as outlined in the form.

We would like to make it as easy as possible for parents or guardians with disabilities to access school information as well as the school site. If any disabled parent or guardian would like to discuss their needs please contact our SENDCo, Mrs Carol Pichler.

 

 

Private Study Club

NSG run two Private Study Clubs, one for Yrs 7&8  in Oak 7, and one for Yrs 9-11  in the school library every day after school each day from 3.30pm to 5.00pm . Private Study is a free provision and is designed to provide support to students to meet the school's home learning expectations. Students can also borrow an NSG Chromebook from the library to support access to online resources and home learning tasks. For more information please contact Rosie Mullins (OAK) from the Pastoral Mentor team  RMullins@nsg.northants.sch.uk or Cheryl Cooke, School librarian ccooke@nsg.northants.sch.uk

As well as this provisions a full programme of extra-curricular activities that we encourage all students to fully participate.  LINK