Planned Activities from Welsh Government Grants 2021-22
Education Improvement Grant (EIG)
Subsidise employment of Teaching Assistants in Foundation Phase
Pupil Development Grant (PDG)
Subsidise Teaching Assistant to lead ELSA within the school to support vulnerable learners - 5 afternoons per week.
Subsidise FP Teaching Assistant to lead basic skills intervention groups that include eFSM pupils - 4 afternoons per week
Subsidise Teaching Assistant to lead Thrive within the school to support vulnerable learners - 5 afternoons a week
Early Years Pupil Development Grant (EYPDG)
Subsidise costs of FP Teaching Assistant to lead Family Learning Sessions for Reception & Year 1 pupils - ½ day per week
Subsidise costs of FP Teaching Assistant to lead basic skills intervention groups that include eFSM pupils in Reception - 1 afternoon per week - January 2022 - March 2022
Cluster Looked After Children (LAC) Grant
Fund on line subscription for Thrive
Subsidise cost of Thrive Practitioner to support vulnerable learners
Release time for Thrive practitioners in school to attend update training & cluster professional networks
Professional Learning Grant for Teachers
SLT Team access National Senior Leadership programme to support senior leadership core development.
Release teachers and leaders to engage in collaborative PL activities (including within school triads) to support understanding of CfW and design bespoke curriculum for Usk.
RWI Training Package to secure consistent approach to the teaching of reading across the school
Recruit, Recover, Raise Standards (ALP Covid Grant) - Autumn & Spring 2021-22
Subsidise costs of L3 TA employed to support identified individual pupils across the basic skills of oracy, reading, writing and maths whilst maintaining a focus on their wellbeing - enabling access to additional wellbeing support as required
Additional Foundation Phase Grant
Subsidise costs of additional TA in Ash Class - Reception to reduce ratio to 1:10 – December 2021 - April 2022