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Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG).

Pupil Deprivation Grant Statement.

The Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG) is allocated to school with pupils who come from low income families and entitled to Free School Meals (FSM). Schools are expected to make the most of this funding to implement sustainable strategies that will bring about changes for learners eligible for free school meals.


At school we:

- identify the target group of pupils along with their characteristics and needs.

- plan interventions which make the most effective use of resources.

- monitor and evaluate the impact of resources.


At Penderyn Primary School we have a comprehensive plan to promote progress and remove barriers to learning for children eligible to FSM.


We've provided intervention and support programmes in Literacy & Numercy that are proven to have an impact on educational attainment (e'g' small group interventions, additional technologies and Language Support work.