If you are considering Puddletown First School for your child please do contact the school where the headteacher will be pleased to speak with you. At all times we have ensured that all advice regarding Covid-19 is being followed to ensure that all in our school community are protected. Please do contact the headteacher if you would like further information on this. If you believe you may have come in contact with the virus you should contact the NHS website for advice. You can also ring the COVID - 19 Helpline - 0800 046 8687 Or email - DfE.coronavirushelpline@education.gov.uk CURRENT ADVICE IS THAT IF ANY FAMILY MEMBER OF A HOUSEHOLD HAS CONFIRMED COVID - 19 SYMPTOMS THEN THE WHOLE FAMILY MUST SELF ISOLATE FOR 10 DAYS. Puddletown First School is committed to providing a safe and stimulating environment in which all children can flourish. Part of this duty is to ensure that all staff and volunteers have undertaken a full range of safeguarding checks including a DBS check. Full details of our Safeguarding procedures and policies are available in the Information section of this website. Any concerns regarding safeguarding or child protection can be discussed with Mr Hunwick , the school's designated safeguarding lead. We are an Operation Encompass School. To contact Mr Hunwick you can ring the school, email via head@puddletownfirst.dorset.sch.uk or speak directly in the morning on the school gate. .

Pupil Premium funding arrangements

We aim to ensure that all children leave Puddletown First school excited about learning and determined to success.
We aim to provide them with confidence, resilience and compassion.
We also aim to ensure that they leave Puddletown First School with the literacy and numeracy skills needed to be successful in their future learning.
The use of Pupil Premium funding supports these aims.
However, we recognise that not all children who are in receipt, or have been in receipt of Pupil Premium funding are disadvantaged. Similarly not all children who are disadvantaged are registered or qualify for Pupil Premium  funding. We therefore use our funding to help  support all children who need help.