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Ivy Lane School

Ivy Lane School

Service Children Pupil Premium

Pupils are eligible for Service Pupil Premium (SPP) funding if they meet the following criteria:

  • one of their parents is serving in the regular armed forces (including pupils with a parent who is on full commitment as part of the full time reserve service).
  • they have been registered as a ‘service child’ on a school census since 2016.
  • one of their parents died whilst serving in the armed forces and the pupil receives a pension under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme or the War Pensions Scheme.

Please click here for more information:

If your child is eligible for Service Pupil Premium (SPP) funding, please let us know via the school office.

Ongoing support

  • Children have the opportunity to drop in and attend our daily Nurture club which is supervised by our SENCO Mrs Burton and Pastoral Manager Mrs Tottle.
  • International links are referred to when the opportunity arises in class and through international opportunities in school.

Around time of deployment

  • Families will be given our Deployment Pack to use if they wish.
  • We have purchased a selection of books for children to read in school with Mrs Tottle or to take home around the time of deployment.
  • The school can purchase a huggable hero for the children.
  • Children can take part in one of our social and emotional interventions to support with their feelings and experiences.

Click here to access the Deployment Activities Pack

A practical guide for Parents – what can we do when something distressing happens? Click here to access the practical guide for Parents.

Supporting families through times of deployment: Click here for family support.

Little Troopers

Little Troopers are a registered charity supporting all children with parents serving in the British Armed Forces, regular or reserve. They provide fundamental resources, initiatives and events to ease and aid repeated separation periods.