IRIS Learning Trust was formed in June 2018 and is based in the North East of England. We are proud to serve our communities and aim to offer outstanding educational provision.
The Trust believes that to be successful and promote a culture of excellence and aspiration, we need to place improving the lives and outcomes of children at the heart of everything we do.

aspire

create a culture of high expectation and commitment to success

excel

through our daily work secure excellent academies for our local communities

grow and learn together

work with children and families to create great places of learning for all

IRIS Learning Trust

Corporation Road

Hendon

Sunderland

SR2 8PL

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Corporation Road, Sunderland, Tyne And Wear SR2 8PL

0191 5002999

valleyroadschool@valleyroad.org.uk

Valley Road Academy

making the difference with Pupil Premium funding 

 

The Dfe require us to produce a  Three Year Pupil Premium Strategy 

 

Our Ofsted report in February 2018 states: Disadvantaged pupils make  excellent progress the minute they enter your school 

We have formulated our strategy for this year based on our  evaluation  of 2018-2019, the impact on results can be found on the link here

 

We will review our strategy in July 2022

 

This strategy  is part of the overall  School Improvement Plan (SIP) that is formulated in September  and identifies our priorities for the coming year.

It is written by the leadership team and monitored throughout the year by staff and the Local Academy Council

The  School Improvement Plan makes sure that we think and plan carefully for the academic year and it secures a cycle of continuous improvement.

Pupil Premium spending  was reviewed as part of budget setting in July 2019 and the new financial year, but we do make amendments  mid-year, as our funding is adjusted dependent on the school census information

 

We have used the Education Endowment Fund Guidance on Pupil Premium to help us formulate the strategy for the next three years. Click here for their document

 

 Our Three Year  Pupil Premium Strategy  - this link tells you how much we were allocated and how the Local Academy Councillors  decided to allocate the funding