Last academic year we achieved 88% (unvalidated at this stage) of pupils at Level 4+ in English and Maths at Key stage 2.
Winterbourne Junior Girls’ School has 32% of pupils who are entitled to free school meals. This financial year (April 2012- March 2013) there is £71,400 in the budget.
We intend to use the following strategies for narrowing the gap.
Target any FSM pupil not reaching age related expectations in Reading, Writing or
The school values the opportunity to take children for learning activities beyond the
classroom and the Governors agreed a budget for this.
The pupil kitchen the former servery was refitted with sinks and cookers at a suitable
height for the children to use under supervision. The aim is to promote heathly
lifestyle through healthy eating.
The school employs a learning mentor for 6 hours per week. This time is increased when there is a need to support children with identified problems.
A variety of clubs offered to children ranging from cardio tennis, archery, fencing,
football, karate which includes the children being graded and earning their belt,
street dance, art, choir, multi-sports, basketball, cricket, volleyball and tournaments.
Parents are asked to contribute £1.50 per week towards the sessions and the rest is
subsidised by the school.
For 4 days a week a midday supervisor is employed to run a lunch club as a reward for punctuality.
All the children have the opportunity in Year 4 to learning a musical instrument with a peripatetic teacher leading the teaching.