Ysgol Bro Hyddgen Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG) 2017-2018

The Schools Effectiveness Grant (SEG) and the Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG) are used by the Welsh Government to provide financial support to schools.  The PDG targets the following aspects specifically:

• Whole School Approaches
• Family and Community Engagement
• Catch up and Tutoring
• Enrichment and Aspirations
• Wellbeing

Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG)
Total: £56,550 (inclusive of £4,800 Early Years PDG)

Activities which are in place to target raising standards and closing the poverty gap

• Literacy, Numeracy and well-being intervention and mentoring provision
• Support to ensure appropriate differentiation is put in place
• Tutoring sessions in KS4 which target high achievement in the core subjects, and where appropriate in other subjects 
• Homework Club and Breakfast Club provision
• Support for educational visits where appropriate, and general support as appropriate
• Support to receive instrumental lessons from peripatetic teachers
• Learning materials and equipment including iPads, software and books
• Learning evenings with parents and pupils to ensure guidance for parents on how they may support their child to improve achievement standards
• Mentoring sessions where necessary with Learning Coaches to support pupils to develop and achieve working targets
• Tracking systems which measure the progress and effect of the intervention programmes that are in place