Schools in Wales receive a grant from Welsh Government (Pupil Development Grant and Early Years Pupil Deprivation Grant) specifically for the purpose of reducing the impact of poverty on educational achievement.
The total number of pupils on school roll in September 2023 is 508 (including Nursery).
The school’s FSM population is around 9.26%. This is more than the population for the previous year.
The total allocation of PDG to Charles Williams Church in Wales Primary School for April 2023 - March 2024 is £21,850 and Early Years PDG £9,200.
The school undertakes the following activities in order to support pupils facing the challenges of poverty and deprivation:
Part-fund the salary of teaching assistants to provide emotional and social literacy support.
Part-fund the salary of teaching assistants to work with individuals and small groups of pupils to support them in the development of literacy and numeracy skills.
The school’s PDG and EIG plans are regularly scrutinised by the Governing Body and the EAS and monitored by the Local Authority.
Every school in Wales is awarded a Professional Learning Grant to develop staff's knowledge, skills and experience to enable the school to become a learning organisation that can better meet the needs of its pupils.