The schools’ use of grants is regularly scrutinised by the Governing Body, supported by advice from EAS and monitored by the Local Authority. Below please find a Summary of Grant Spending Plans 2022-2023 at Idris Davies School 3-18.
PDG & EIG 2022-2023
The school has received a total Pupil Deprivation Grant of £308,200, Early Years Pupil Deprivation Grant of £34,500 and Education Improvement Grant of £133,862 for the financial year 2022-2023. This funding will be use to undertake the following activities:
- Attendance Project to support improved/maintained attendance post COVID
- Further enhancement of school library
- Further implementation and development of the Accelerated Reader Programme
- Literacy and Numeracy Interventions
- FSM Enrichment Opportunities
- Uniform and additional Sports Equipment for pupils
- Wellbeing Trips
- Additional Mental health and Wellbeing support
- Enhancement of Outdoor Learning Environment
- Further support for our MAT pupils
- Further development of RADY project
- Baxter Dog Project – Therapy
- Additional Staffing for Early Years
Professional Learning Grant 2022-2023
The school has received a total Professional Learning Grant of £22,481 to undertake the following activities in support of the Professional Learning of Idris Davies School staff.
- Introduction of new peer observation programme to provide all staff across the school to enhance the sharing of best practice
- SLT Coaching and Mentoring programme
- Learning Network School linked with identified need(s)
- OLEVI Excellent Teaching programme
- OTAP Excellent Teaching Assistant programme
- Further development of the whole school professional learning library
- EAS Network meetings for LLC, Numeracy & Maths, Science, STEAM, Welsh / Bilingualism.
Recruit, Recover, Raise Standards (ALPS) Grant 2022-2023
The school has received a total ALP Grant of £57,658 to undertake the following activities to support pupils to ‘catch up’ after COVID.
- Small group interventions KS4 & KS5
- Additional capacity for Specialist Teaching provided by secondary staff to KS2 pupils
- Additional capacity with in English & Mathematics Departments to support intervention and smaller class sizes
- Learning Coach across phase