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19/01/21

We are looking forward to seeing almost 80 Primary students later for our two Y5 workshops (11+ preparation and Dance). Thank you to Miss Palmer and Miss Palin. https://t.co/7EWrLcKyMo

19/01/21

There has never before been a better time to nominate staff for the Kent Teacher of the Year? There are categories for every role from teachers to technicians. Anyone can make a nomination. https://t.co/2roFThmGOT https://t.co/4Vpzgg4yCh

19/01/21

Retweeted From VIPS@Leybournechase

We are currently looking for a Parent Governor - do you have a passion for education and would you like to help make a difference? Find more details here: https://t.co/pDYmWrR4fE

19/01/21

7A Geographers enjoying their discussion on TNCs such as and why they alter their products for the markets in different countries. https://t.co/07Ufg3TQ2L

19/01/21

7A presenting their upcycled fish drawings to Miss Brown & Mr Mena which they will now make over the next few lessons, hopefully we will be able to share with you some shots of the final products later on! https://t.co/r3w1zWwa8T

18/01/21

Jan-u-Fit Update: Staff have travelled an amazing 1800km in 15days, however our students are in the lead with a staggering 3318km a superb effort! Don’t forget to donate to via our just giving page. https://t.co/diuo1bAzE0

18/01/21

Don’t forget the other important religious and cultural events happening this month! 23rd Jan is Chinese New Year this one is the year 4710 – The Year of the Dragon! 31st Jan is the birthday of Guru Har Rai the seventh prophet/teacher of Sikhism. https://t.co/1ny8iSyvrx

18/01/21

Our Year 12 Geography students are studying Maidstone and a contrasting area -Middlesbrough as part of Regenerating Places. Here is a selection of their academic posters displaying the initial data researched. https://t.co/uMiFGV2rXX

18/01/21

Mrs Bolton was out and about early this morning delivering to our KS4 Book Group - we are looking forward to exploring this title https://t.co/e2xD1omGbO

18/01/21

With thanks again to another great week ahead with https://t.co/0hdg7dJaYe

18/01/21

Retweeted From Mid Kent Mind

Today is day - so we wanted to share one of our favourite graphics we have seen with Pooh and Piglet. This graphic emphasises how invaluable friends can be - supporting us when we may not feel like ourselves, until we feel a little bit better. 💙 https://t.co/MUKLaFeCND

15/01/21

In Psychology today we explored why we forget and will cover ‘interference’, i.e. forgetting because one memory blocks another. https://t.co/S5oECOOeLC

15/01/21

Part 1 of 2: Our WDYW campaign has really shown our students creativity this week! https://t.co/viBLAD9tP9

15/01/21

Well done Emma these look amazing. https://t.co/OAjPcaA1y5

15/01/21

8A had a “bring your pet to form time” day today! The girls loved showing the class their pets and telling funny stories about them. https://t.co/2tK3evpnx8

15/01/21

Well done to all Year 11 students who completed their English GCSE Speaking and Listening exams this week. Such a wide range of topics, from fashion to discrimination – the English team certainly learnt a lot! https://t.co/vAFUmXDnts

15/01/21

Willow Update: She is making lovely progress with her training on lead. Off the lead, Willow’s recall to voice and whistle is very good, although whenever it’s windy it takes her longer to return as she loves to chase the leaves blowing in the wind! https://t.co/eN9v9NJpKy

14/01/21

Happy Pongal! Pongal is a Hindu harvest festival celebrated particularly among the South Indian and Tamil communities. Learn more from our Year 9 expert Chandana! https://t.co/igc6aYbWoy

14/01/21

Glad to hear our Year 8 'Virtual' Parent Consultations were a success. https://t.co/dFt4fLcRVb

14/01/21

Students in Year 7 RS are studying Hinduism this term. Today, they grapple with the way Hindus view God, or rather Brahman – the supreme spirit. These analogies bring us closer to wisdom. https://t.co/3i5nJUE9me

14/01/21

Thank you to Daniel for making these delicious treats for all 9 VIAT schools. So glad to hear you all enjoyed them. https://t.co/R1TzHXZgHu

14/01/21

Year 9 photography taking their cars off on an adventure in the style of https://t.co/PI42wqubu3

14/01/21

We are excited for our second virtual workshop taking place this afternoon – Year 5 Computer Science! https://t.co/Yn18SgoLFi

13/01/21

We love connecting with our transition students! Yesterday saw our first virtual workshop – Year 6 Dance!’ Jaunita and Katy performing the dance they created during the Workshop https://t.co/v8mUynzuEr

13/01/21

Exploring ethical debates with Year 8 in RS this week, “Do we ever face a conflict of morals?” https://t.co/G4WVjscgrc

13/01/21

In Psychology today: Next in our exploration of models of memory comes ‘Types of long-term memory’. Here’s a podcast about ‘the man who couldn’t remember’. https://t.co/1YSZoZaQgl

13/01/21

What will you all be doing for 'Why don't you Wednesday' Don't forget to send your photos into Keepingbusy. https://t.co/RZlAiEClYr

12/01/21

Today in Psychology we looked at the first of three models of memory, the so-called ‘multi-store model’. Here’s an explanation we viewed. https://t.co/LoVMe2ZnvL

12/01/21

Our teachers are looking forward to meeting our Year 8 parents this evening and again tomorrow for 'Virtual Consultation Evening' https://t.co/VerOQDaHbA

12/01/21

Celebrating religion and culture at Invicta. January will also host the 3rd World Religion Day, this year on the 19 Jan. A day to foster interfaith understanding and harmony by emphasising what religions share in their values and teachings. https://t.co/nyWjOvKgtS

12/01/21

Brilliant resources for those on a budget or Thanks to https://t.co/RVwBSYzHDM

11/01/21

Our RS department recommends The Dalai Lama in conversation with Greta Thunberg and leading scientists about The Crisis of Climate. https://t.co/y0COkZ9VUD

11/01/21

Teaching our students about other cultures and religions, look out for the Mahayana Buddhist New Year. This year it’s the 28th Jan. Mahayana Buddhists light candles to bring happiness and good luck. https://t.co/YQq3C44956

11/01/21

Murran in Year 8 has been very busy over the weekend cooking a delicious meal. This looks really tasty! https://t.co/mf0Rzj0uIf

11/01/21

Today in Psychology classes we start our study of ‘Memory’ by exploring coding, capacity and duration of memory. Here’s a great demonstration of a good memory. https://t.co/7Dc27Cp4pv

11/01/21

This weeks Geogglebox watching! With thanks to https://t.co/RmaMVUq55m

08/01/21

Miss Baudean is loving 10R French Students for taking ownership of their learning and letting her know what they think would be more beneficial for them. 🤣👍 https://t.co/U1W5KRUr1d

08/01/21

Wow what a success 'Why don't you..Wednesday' was. We loved seeing all your photos sent in. We look forward to seeing your activities next week! https://t.co/h7D4jgDQ1g

08/01/21

For all students 16+ will continue online. Delivered by world-class experts and include lecturers like Professor Chris Whitty , Edith Hall (Classics), QC (Law) and (Cultural History) https://t.co/GxXU0y3dgM

Pupil Premium

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Invicta Grammar School Pupil Premium Funding

The Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) is a government grant that is given to schools to help them support those children that are the most disadvantaged, with a focus on raising attainment.  

In the 2020-21 financial year, all schools will receive the following funding for each child registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years:

•    £955 for secondary-aged pupils

Schools will receive £2,345 for any pupil:

  • identified in the January 2020 school census or the alternative provision census as having left local authority care as a result of:
  • adoption;
  • a special guardianship order;
  • a child arrangements order (previously known as a residence order).
  • who has been in local authority care for 1 day or more;
  • recorded as both eligible for FSM in the last 6 years and as being looked after (or as having left local authority care).

For pupils who attract the £2,345 rate, the virtual school head of the local authority that looks after the pupil will manage the funding.

In addition to this funding, schools are allocated funding to support the children whose parents are Service Men or Women.

Allocation

Invicta Grammar School uses its Pupil Premium funding to help pay for a range of opportunities, including support that is available for students as and when they might need it.  This includes recommended and requested support.

Students at Invicta Grammar School are encouraged to participate in a range of educational opportunities and activities to complement their academic work.  This includes participation in the school’s Broadening Horizons Programme and activities such as The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme, peripatetic music lessons, support with travel, educational school trips including language exchanges.  Support is also given with the purchase of specialist equipment and uniform.  

The school writes to the parents of eligible students at the beginning of the school year to clarify in which areas support can be offered and to provide information about the process which is simplified to encourage requests.  

In 2019 - 20, (September 2019 – August 2020) Invicta Grammar School was allocated £90,023.00.  

Details of the spending for 2019-20 were:

1.    Inclusion Staffing 

£66,067

2.    School Counsellor 

£  3,650

3.    Trips and Opportunities

£  2,691

4.    Homework Club  

£  2,582

5.    Breakfast Club

£  2,894

6.    Music Lessons

£  4,237

7.    Learning Resources

£  5,603

8.    School Uniform

£  2,299

Total: 

£90,023


The allocation for Invicta Grammar School for the current academic year – September 2020 – March 2021 is £83,085.  The remaining allocation of funds will be made in the new financial year in April 2021.