Free School Meals
Dear parents and carers,
If you believe that you may be eligible for Free School Meals (FSM), please click on the link below to find out more information and to download the form to apply for Free School Meals funding. It is important as it not only provides you with resources to support your child's development, but also enables the school to access funding to support your child's learning. If you have any further queries, please call the school office for advice.
Support for Parents and Carers During Coronavirus Lockdown
The following information contains advice arising from frequently asked questions about the national voucher scheme, which is accessed through your email account. Please contact the school through firstname.lastname@example.org if there are further queries as a parent or carer of children eligible for free school meals.
The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011, and paid by means of a specific grant for pupils registered as eligible for Free School Meals in reception to Year 11 or those who are looked after by the Local Authority. A premium has also been introduced for children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces. The Pupil Premium will be used by this school to address any underlying inequalities for children who are eligible, by ensuring that funding reaches the pupils who need it most.
Further information is available below as well as the most recent reports on funding and impact of the Pupil Premium funding at Hounslow Heath Junior School.
Sports and PE are priorities at Hounslow Heath Junior School, through the National Curriculum the School Curriculum and Extended School Curriculum, coordinated by Mr Harding, a leader of learning or senior member of staff. Sports and PE play key role in our school curriculum, supported fully by staff and pupils throughout the school. It is no coincidence that the school has won the Pauling Cup twice in three years; the borough wide football tournament for primary schools across the London Borough of Hounslow.
The Sport Premium is government spending for improving physical education (PE) and sport in primary schools. This extra funding is allocated directly to primary schools. The overview for Sport Premium at Hounslow Heath Junior School is available below.
The funding is being used for a range of provisions:
Achievement of Year 5 and Year 6 Pupils in Swimming
All pupils in Year 5 learn to swim, with Year 5 classes attending weekly swimming lessons at Feltham Swimming Baths. They learn to use freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke. The following table shows the achievement of current Year 6 pupils by end of the previous academic year; with regard the ability to swim 25 metres non-stop unaided and to use a range of strokes confidently. The table also shows the performance of pupils in receipt Pupil and Sports Premium funding.