We are extremely pleased to share with you the excellent results our year 6 children have achieved this year. These results reflect the work we do throughout the school to ensure all children leave Pakeman ready for secondary school and beyond. A huge well done to all of our children, staff and parents for this achievement. We’re really proud of you - well done!
Pupil Premium Courses and Reviews
We are delighted to announce that we are offering Pupil Premium Courses for any staff and governors involved in the implementation of Pupil Premium Funding. For more information about the courses and how to book a place please click here. We are also offering Pupil Premium Reviews. Please contact Karen Kerr for more information on 0207 6072575 or email: email@example.com
School Sports Grant
For more information on our sports spending, please click here.
"National Primary School of the Year"
We are absolutely delighted that Pakeman has been awarded National Primary School of the Year in the Pupil Premium Awards 2013. This was in recognition of the outstanding achievement and progress made by our children.
Excerpt from Primary Teach Magazine - October 2013 Issue 7.7:
Armed with the Pupil Premium and a willingness to go an extra couple of miles to make a difference, staff at Pakeman Primary School in Islington are tackling the inequality of opportunity present in their local community to life altering effect, says Jacob Stow......
.......if Nick Clegg were to seek proof that one of his party's flagship policies was having its intended impact, he needn't look any further.
Excerpt from Islington Gazette July 2013:
Teachers and schoolchildren were this week “lost for words” at being crowned the best primary school in the country for the way it makes use of the Pupil Premium – extra Government funding targeted at disadvantaged children. In May, Pakeman Primary School was announced the best school in London after the regional round.
But this week, the school in Hornsey Road, Holloway, was crowned national champion by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg at a prestigious ceremony, receiving a trophy and £10,000.
Mr Clegg, who spearheaded the Pupil Premium scheme after announcing it in 2010, paid tribute to the “creative” way Pakeman has used the funds to transform lives.
He added: “It’s head teachers at schools like Pakeman Primary who are working hard to come up with ideas to make a real difference to pupils, so it’s great that we are recognising what works best.”
About 70 per cent of Pakeman pupils qualify for free school meals under Government rules, meaning the school will this year receive more than £200,000 extra.
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