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Belmont Primary School, Belmont Road, Chiswick, London W4 5UL

Belmont Primary School

Belmont Primary School

  • 'Belmont has always struck the right balance between academia and learning for life.'
    Parent
  • 'A school that doesn't just excel at the academics but provides so much more, whether its music lessons and the lunchtime choir, or the 350 spaces in clubs each week, the football and netball teams or the shows that raise the roof of the top hall.'
    Parent Governor
  • 'The children are really fortunate to have such wonderful opportunities which is why they love Belmont and which makes it such an amazing school.'
    Parent
  • 'All adults in the school model very high expectations of themselves and of others. They show outstanding levels of care and concern for the personal development and well-being of each individual pupil.'
    Ofsted 2007
  • 'Moving on to secondary school, I will miss the teachers at Belmont, the great sense of a hard working community, my friends and the netball team.'
    Lara
  • 'On my first day at Belmont everyone was so welcoming and I made friends straight away'.
    Freya
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Pupil Premium

 

Pupil Premium is funding given to schools to address inequalities and enable support to reach the pupils who need it most.  It is for schools to decide how the Pupil Premium is spent, since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils within their responsibility.  As an inclusive school, Belmont strongly believes that no pupil should be disadvantaged as a result of background and the consistent attainment and progress of our pupils over a number of years shows our commitment. 

 

At Belmont, we address barriers to the educational achievement of children eligible for this grant holistically. As well as funding a number of programmes and intervention groups to boost pupils' attainment and progress, we ensure that disadvantaged pupils have access alongside their peers to extra-curricular opportunities to boost their health, well-being and self-esteem., which also impacts on attendance.  A change to the eligibility criteria in 2014-15 to include children who have been 'looked after' (i.e. in care) at some point in their lives also enabled us to increase focused pastoral support and help for pupils to develop positive attitudes to themselves as individuals and to learning and relationships.  Many of the pupils eligible for the grant also have additional special educational needs and/or other needs such as English as an additional language. The impact of these initiatives is measured by the progress children in this group make in comparison to their peers as well as to their ability to access learning and attend regularly..  

 

In 2016-17, £76,560 has been allocated..  Successful models of intervention and support for individuals and groups as used in 2016-17 is continuing, with support provided both by trained teaching assistants and teachers and by external providers. The latter include a speech and language therapist and a trained counsellor and play therapist who work within school part-time.

 

For a more detailed report of the impact of the funding in 2015-16,  please click here.

Archive reports: 2013-14, 2012-13, 2014-15