This section gives information on how we spend our Pupil Development Grant (PDG)
Pupil Development Grant (PDG) for 5-15 year olds
There were 32 pupils on the school roll in September 2017 this is an increase from the 0 that were on the school roll in September 2016.
Our free school meal population is under 50%
Ysgol Bryn Derw total allocation for PDG for 2017-2018 is: £0; this figure is the same as the 2016-2017 allocation.
We are undertaking the following opportunities to support pupils who are facing some of the challenges of poverty and deprivation:
Improving pupil outcomes in literacy, numeracy and digital competence (Welsh Government [WG] priority) through targeted interventions such as music therapy, speech and language therapy, outside learning etc.
Improving pupil outcomes in communication, independence and social skills through a whole school THRIVE approach.
Providing additional support for pupil undertaking enhanced provision such as rebound therapy, community visits and ‘Forest Schools’ activities.
Engaging families, with a particular focus on partnership working and upskilling families in communication approaches.
Early Years Pupil Development Grant (EYPDG) for 3-4 year olds
Our EYPDG allocation for 2017-2018 is £0
Our EIG/PDG plans are regularly scrutinised by the governing body, supported by advice and challenge from the local authority and from the Education Achievement Service (EAS).
Full details of our EIG/PDG plans are included in our school development plan and are available at the school.