Pupil premium

Number of pupils February 2019

Total number of pupils accessing the PRU


Total number of pupils eligible for PPG


Percentage of students eligible for PPG


Overview of PPG

The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011. It is funding given to schools by the Government to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils.

In 2012-2013 the pupil premium was extended to pupils who have been eligible for free school meals at any point in the last six years Ever6 Free School Meals measure).

The school also receive funding for children who have been looked after continuously for more than six months, and a smaller amount for the children of service personnel.


Main Barriers to Achievement

  • Low level of reading skills
  • Social, emotional and mental health needs that effect learning
  • Low levels of attainment on entry
  • Poor attendance

Positive Feedback

The staff at The Horizon School, Hartlepool take time to listen and build relationships with all the students.

Annais (Student)

I have a better relationship with the teachers at The Horizon School, Hartlepool. They listen to me and help me with my work

Sean (Student)

Teachers have high aspirations for pupils and their next steps in life...Pupils are well prepared to leave school after Year 11.

OFSTED Inspectors