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11/01/21

Retweeted From Grace Copsey

Last week was the first week back learning from home and continuing this week. I am so impressed with and my sons teacher Mrs Sharp 5S! Her lessons have been brilliant with teaching all the children, really engaging and full of praise! Well done and thank you!

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08/01/21

Retweeted From John Williams

Positive messages from parents re our home learning have been the fillip that we have all needed at the end of a tough week.Staff,parents & children have come together brilliantly - I couldn’t be more proud

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06/01/21

Good morning. The combination of snow and rain has made the school site very slushy. Wrap up warm and stay safe coming in.

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04/01/21

Retweeted From Marden Lodge

There is a problem with Parentmail at the moment. To clarify Marden Lodge will be closed to all children tomorrow. More details about Wednesday 6 January to follow tomorrow .

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04/01/21

Unfortunately, the communication we sent out earlier to parents is not sending on parent mail. Please find a link to the letter here: https://t.co/jKtVwPrkKi

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01/01/21

Retweeted From John Williams

Great opportunity to join our teaching team in 1 of these 4 amazing schools https://t.co/8uQsJC2ro4

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17/12/20

Retweeted From John Williams

A big thank you to all of the families across the Chalklands schools for your support this term in helping us keep everyone safe. Have a happy, peaceful and safe Christmas. 🎄

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17/12/20

We’re feeling festive at Whyteleafe today with a special visit from Santa https://t.co/dvHYsxHrey

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09/11/20

Please click the following link to watch our virtual school tour. https://t.co/KkKMXXBWJl https://t.co/d5QBKaTu7g

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08/11/20

Remembrance Sunday at St Luke’s https://t.co/VuQBVuByo8

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06/11/20

Retweeted From Sharon

your colourful sparkly firework outfits were such fun today! https://t.co/7ZoG8cC97T

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06/11/20

Retweeted From Outdoor Learning

Campfire croissants with year 4, tastes like real croissant! https://t.co/SDRp89MFb6

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27/10/20

Retweeted From John Williams

A reminder that the Westway https://t.co/EuU2V5RNHa are offering a food box to those who are eligible for free school meals. To access this, contact the Westway directly where your request will be dealt with confidentially on 01883347230. They will arrange a drop off to you.

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26/10/20

Retweeted From Emma Louise Skipper

For those who want to donate to this initiative, then you can do so via the Westway website.  The homepage has a “donate” button and accepts all major credit and debit cards.  You can also arrange to drop off donations directly with the centre.   https://t.co/7hYcJJKA0G

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26/10/20

Retweeted From Emma Louise Skipper

From Monday, the Westway Caterham, will be offering a food box to those who are eligible for free school meals. To access this contact the Westway directly where your request will be dealt with confidentially on  01883 347 230.They will arrange a drop off to you.

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23/10/20

Retweeted From Sharon

Wishing everyone a great half term! https://t.co/uQFjY4w9pY

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23/10/20

Retweeted From John Williams

A big thank you to all of the families across the 4 Chalklands schools for their support throughout this challenging half term - it is very much appreciated! Have a great half term

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20/10/20

Retweeted From John Williams

Excellent PD session this evening on the importance of getting the delivery of PD right, with the Chalklands leadership team - led by the inspirational

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08/10/20

Take a look at Year 4’s Gallery of Greatness! Can you see anyone you recognise? https://t.co/Nsp9rrXHSG

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08/10/20

Retweeted From Outdoor Learning

Our first session of forest school with the Nursery children from Rainbow class this morning. We enjoyed the lovely weather, climbing the muddy hill, searching for minibeasts and climbing trees. https://t.co/70D64dRiN1

Pupil Premium

 

What is Pupil Premium? 

The pupil premium grant is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England. It’s a school-level grant that gives schools extra resources to help them meet challenges, including those arising from deprivation.

It’s allocated for schools to:

  • Improve the academic outcomes of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities

  • Close the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers across the country

 

Whyteleafe School  Pupil Premium Online Statement  

Whyteleafe School receives funding for each disadvantaged pupil and uses the funding flexibly, in the best interests of each eligible pupil. GLF leaders draw upon an evidence based approach to apply a ‘tiered’ approach to delivering their pupil premium strategy.

Tier 1: Improving Teaching

  • Schools arrange training and professional development for all  staff to improve the impact of teaching and learning for pupils.

Tier 2: Academic support

Schools should decide on the main issues preventing their pupils from succeeding at school and use the pupil premium to buy extra help.

Tier 3: Wider approaches

This may include non-academic use of the pupil premium such as:

  • school breakfast clubs

  • music lessons for disadvantaged pupils

  • help with the cost of educational trips or visits

  • speech and language therapy

Schools may find using the pupil premium in this way helps to:

  • increase pupils’ confidence and resilience

  • encourage pupils to be more aspirational

  • benefit non-eligible pupils

 

A longer term strategy

Whyteleafe School takes a longer view of the support the grant provides. Leaders plan the use of the grant to support children as they pass through the whole school to the next stage of their education/destination. We do this by aligning our pupil Premium strategy with our wider school improvement planning

 

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 

 

Whyteleafe School is an Achievement for all Lead School 

Achievement for All is a leading not-for-profit organisation that works in partnership with early years settings, schools and colleges to improve outcomes for all children and young people. They support schools in closing the progress gap for children of all ages and stages, regardless of their background, challenge or need. Founded in 2011, the mission of Achievement for All is simple: to close the unacceptable gaps at every level of the education system. Empowering young people, as well as their teachers, parents and carers, the charity works to transform lives through personal coaching, professional support, and a leading network of educational experts.

 

Pupil Premium Strategy at Whyteleafe School

Pupil Premium funding at Whyteleafe School is used to:-

  • Develop oracy skills and extend pupil vocabulary

  • Improve progress for higher achieving pupils

  • Offer broad and varied enrichment opportunities 

  • Close the gap in reading between children in receipt of PP funding and their peers

 

At Whyteleafe School we currently have 49 children who are entitled to Pupil Premium funding. This figure however can change throughout the academic year.

 

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 eligible children.

 

Accessing the Pupil Premium funding at Whyteleafe School

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 Head teacher. 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

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  • January 11, 2021 Last week was the first week back learning from home and continuing this week. I am so impressed with and my sons teacher Mrs Sharp 5S! Her lessons have been brilliant with teaching all the children, really engaging and full of praise! Well done and thank you!
  • January 8, 2021 Positive messages from parents re our home learning have been the fillip that we have all needed at the end of a tough week.Staff,parents & children have come together brilliantly - I couldn’t be more proud
  • January 6, 2021 Good morning. The combination of snow and rain has made the school site very slushy. Wrap up warm and stay safe coming in.
  • January 4, 2021 There is a problem with Parentmail at the moment. To clarify Marden Lodge will be closed to all children tomorrow. More details about Wednesday 6 January to follow tomorrow .
  • January 4, 2021 Unfortunately, the communication we sent out earlier to parents is not sending on parent mail. Please find a link to the letter here: Read more
  • January 1, 2021 Great opportunity to join our teaching team in 1 of these 4 amazing schools Read more
  • December 17, 2020 A big thank you to all of the families across the Chalklands schools for your support this term in helping us keep everyone safe. Have a happy, peaceful and safe Christmas. 🎄
  • December 17, 2020 We’re feeling festive at Whyteleafe today with a special visit from Santa Read more
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