Pupil Premium


Oakdale Junior is a highly inclusive school.  All members of staff and governors are committed to meeting the pastoral, social and academic needs of all children in our school, to ensure every child achieves their full potential.  


The Pupil Premium is a grant given to schools to enable them to fully meet the needs of children who are considered 'socially disadvantaged'.  These are children who are:

  • Currently eligible for free school meals, or have been eligible at any point within the last six years

  • Identified as a Looked After Child

Children falling within the above categories represent 21% of the total children on roll. These children tend to be at greater risk of underachieving and the Pupil Premium grant is given to schools for schools to ensure these children achieve as well as their peers.  Oakdale Junior School is committed to narrowing the gap between vulnerable pupils and their peers, and pupil premium funding forms a vital part of that process. 


The amount of Pupil Premium grant allocated to Oakdale Junior School for the academic year 2015‐2016 is £138,960.   You can see details of how we intend to spend this money, and details of how we have spent our previous year's allocation, in the documents below.