SBUSixth Funding Statements

Pupil premium strategy statement 

This statement details our school’s use of pupil premium (and recovery premium for the 2021 to 2022 academic year) funding to help improve the attainment of our disadvantaged pupils.  

It outlines our pupil premium strategy, how we intend to spend the funding in this academic year and the effect that last year’s spending of pupil premium had within our school.  

School overview 

Detail Data 
School name South Bank University Sixth Form
Number of pupils in school  280 
Proportion (%) of pupil premium eligible pupils 51.85% 
Academic year/years that our current pupil premium strategy plan covers (3 year plans are recommended) 2021/2022 
Date this statement was published 1st October 2021 
Date on which it will be reviewed 1st June 2021 
Statement authorised by Austin Sheppard 
Pupil premium lead Jason Kubilius
Governor / Trustee lead Trevor Gordon

Funding overview 

Detail Amount 
Pupil premium funding allocation this academic year £26,740 
Recovery premium funding allocation this academic year £6,000 
Pupil premium funding carried forward from previous years (enter £0 if not applicable) £0 
Total budget for this academic year If your school is an academy in a trust that pools this funding, state the amount available to your school this academic year £32,740 

Part A: Pupil premium strategy plan 

Statement of intent 

Our ultimate objectives for our disadvantaged pupils is to ensure all of them meet or exceed their academic targets. Our current pupil premium strategy plan work towards achieving those objectives by offering targeted tuition and employing additional staff to improve literacy, comprehension, attendance and approach to learning. The key principles of our strategy plan is individual targeted intervention for academic improvement, reduce absenteeism, and improve the learning culture of all students. 


This details the key challenges to achievement that we have identified among our disadvantaged pupils. 

Challenge number Detail of challenge  
Gap of achievement between PP students and others 
Attendance of PP students 
Culture and approach to learning by PP  

Intended outcomes  

This explains the outcomes we are aiming for by the end of our current strategy plan, and how we will measure whether they have been achieved. 

Intended outcome Success criteria 
Improve the attendance of PP students 5 PP students at PA reduced 
Improve the rate of PP students 5 PP students below expected reduced 

Activity in this academic year 

This details how we intend to spend our pupil premium (and recovery premium funding) this academic year to address the challenges listed above. 

Teaching (for example, CPD, recruitment and retention) 

Budgeted cost: £ 500 

Activity Evidence that supports this approach Challenge number(s) addressed 
T&L training for CPD Rosenshine Principles  1,3 

Targeted academic support (for example, tutoring, one-to-one support structured interventions)  

Budgeted cost: £ 35,000 

Activity Evidence that supports this approach Challenge number(s) addressed 
A-Level and GCSE tuition for Science EEF 
Appointment of English TA for small group literacy intervention EEF 1,2,3 

Wider strategies (for example, related to attendance, behaviour, wellbeing) 

Budgeted cost: £ 30000 

Activity Evidence that supports this approach Challenge number(s) addressed 
Safer London programme Met Police statistics  
Student Conduct Supervisor Relationship culture literature based on recent MA in Education Leadership 

Total budgeted cost: £ 65,000 (-£32,260) 

Part B: Review of outcomes in the previous academic year 

Pupil premium strategy outcomes 

This details the impact that our pupil premium activity had on pupils in the 2020 to 2021 academic year.  

Due to COVID-19, performance measures have not been published for 2020 to 2021, and 2020 to 2021 results will not be used to hold schools to account. Given this, please point to any other pupil evaluations undertaken during the 2020 to 2021 academic year, for example, standardised teacher administered tests or diagnostic assessments such as rubrics or scales. 

If last year marked the end of a previous pupil premium strategy plan, what is your assessment of how successfully the intended outcomes of that plan were met?  

Externally provided programmes 

Please include the names of any non-DfE programmes that you purchased in the previous academic year. This will help the Department for Education identify which ones are popular in England 

Programme Provider 
1-21 Academic tuition for English, Maths and Science Talent Engaged Tuition 

Service pupil premium funding (optional) 

For schools that receive this funding, you may wish to provide the following information:  

Measure Details  
How did you spend your service pupil premium allocation last academic year? NA 
What was the impact of that spending on service pupil premium eligible pupils? NA 

Further information (optional)

The school has prioritised funding for this important group of students.  We have over-budgeted to help this group, and feel confident the DfE PP funding with our redirected our National Funding will support those that need it most.   

Supporting Information

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