Gaer Primary School

Ysgol Gynradd Gaer

Everyone achieving; learning in harmony

Pawb yn cyflawni; dysgu mewn heddwch

Grant Plans


Pupil Deprivation Grant (PDG) 2016-17

Financial Allocation of the Grant

Grant awarded to the school for the period April 2016 - March 2017:

£ 84 850

Activities Funded by PDG

The school provided the following intervention and curriculum programmes:

  1. Literacy Launcher

  2. Leaping Through Literacy

  3. Success in Six

  4. Springboard Maths/Basic Skills Maths

  5. Maths MAT

  6. Forest Schools/Active

  7. Music Programme across the whole school; Strings Project

  8. Develop ICT/DCF Across School

  9. Family Learning/ESOL Classes

  10. Physical Literacy Intervention

  11. Outddoor Learning Provision

  12. Develop Bilingualism

Monitoring of the Grant

At Gaer Primary School the grant is monitored by the governing body. We are supported by a finance officer from Newport City Council.

Mr A. Smith – Headteacher

Mrs H. Berry - Chair of Governors


Mrs C. Ash - Finance Officer NCC

Mrs C. Jones - EAS Challenge Adviser


The percentage of pupils entitled to free school meals on school roll for

September 2016: 20%