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Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure 2017-2018

How much funding will the school receive this year?

At the beginning of this school year, we have 120 children who are entitled to this funding.  This represents 23% of our school population.  We have been allocated approximately £ 157,380.

How will the Pupil Premium be spent? 

We will spend our pupil premium in 3 main areas: 

  • Providing academic support to raise attainment
  • Providing enrichment to encourage aspirational learning and engagement in school life
  • Providing emotional support to foster the resilience, self-confidence and perseverance to be life-long learners 

What will the funding be spent on this year?

Pupil Premium 2017-2018

What will we use our pupil premium funding for?

What impact is this designed to have?

How will we measure the impact

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Academic

Additional teachers in Year 5/6

 

An additional teacher appointed in Year 5/6 to provide additional support to ensure the children learn faster in smaller groups

 

Outcomes and rates of progress will be above the expected level of 3 points

 

The difference between the performance of the pupil premium and other pupils will diminish compared to last year and national differences

 

Triage and Pre-teach

 

To enable full access to the curriculum and improve attainment and progress to enable children to access the curriculum in the classroom and increase confidence

 

The engagement of the Pupil Premium Group in lessons will be high and outcomes in reading, writing and mathematics will diminish against all pupils

SALT & SALT TA

£18,000

Improve the oral language skills of our EYFS children so that reading progress isn’t slowed in subsequent years

 

The steps of progress in reading will increase.

Phonic readiness for year 1 will improve on previous year

Associate Professionals Support

Raise the self-confidence & increase support/ participation/ motivation of targeted pupils as well as reduce the ratios in EYFS so that.

 

 

Through Work Scrutiny evidence of triage and pre-teach will be in books.

Pupil Premium Champion

£10,000

To maintain a relentless focus on PP children ensuring that they are high priority and to hold everyone to account for the progress of our DP children

 

That the PP cohort in school are fully integrated and catered for through:

enrichment provision and registers of their engagement

records of their attainment and progress are specifically included and reported in the data summary tables

case studies for governors to monitor and challenge the provision for PP cohort 

Uniform/PE Kit Offer

£1,750

Children have a sense of pride/ well-being and ‘belong’ to our school community are dressed appropriately for school sessions.

 

Children will participate in PE sessions without the barrier of kit being an issue

PP children are present in school uniform in school

x Table Rock Stars

£60

 

Boost recall speed of x tables in Year 4 in readiness for mastering mathematical knowledge at a higher level.

 

Records on X table Rockstars indicate that their recall is increasing based on times taken and range of timestables achieved

Success Maker

£1200

Allow children to make accelerated progress in reading/ writing and maths

 

That the attainment of the PP cohort accessing Success Maker is in line with that of all other pupils

The progress of the PP cohort engaged with Success Maker is in excess of the expected progress of 3 points

Staff CPD

Continuing Professional Development Programme for teachers to ensure high standards of teaching and learning in areas that which will have a significant impact on PP’s learning.

 

Staff demonstrate through observations, Pupil Progress Meetings and outcomes that the CPD has significantly impacted on raising attainment and accelerating progress

 

Emotional

Breakfast Club

 

Provide a healthy breakfast so that the children are able to start each day ‘ready to learn’ as well as improving the attendance and punctuality of our PP children.

 

Attendance of the PP cohort at Breakfast Club is consistent and attendance of the PP cohort across school rises to in line with all other children and above 95.9%

Child and Family Support Worker

£20000

Build and maintain relationships with pupils/ families. Provide/ locate support through meetings/ mentoring and liaise with the relevant services.

 

Records indicate that the Child and Family Support Worker has located and signposted support for PP children and families

Counselling

 

 

Ability to respond to any additional needs of PP children from external school barriers that may occur throughout the academic year

Children accessing counselling are able to re-engage with the school environment confidently

Enrichment

Music Tuition

£1000

Subsidised music tuition will be provided so that children in receipt of Pupil Premium will be given the opportunity to learn to play an instrument and develop their talents and interest in music.

 

PP children attend music lessons weekly and make progress based on the feedback of instrumental teachers

After school clubs

 

Funding will be used to help children access a range of extra-curricular activities

 

Attendance of the PP cohort at extra-curricular activities

Residential / School visits

 

Support the PSHCE development of pupils and support their academic studies as well ensuring that their social skills, perseverance, independence and teamwork are developed through participation in activities to broaden what might be limited life experiences.

 

The attainment, progress and confidence of the PP children increase and the difference is diminished through engagement in school visits

Records of visits and attendance on them mapped against attainment

Enrichment activities

Provide additional curriculum enhancement by bringing in subject specialists into the school.

 

Attendance of PP pupils at specific events e.g. author visits, sporting visits, artists, potters etc

 

This plan will be reviewed in September 2018.

Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure 2016-2017

 

How much funding did the school receive last year?

At the beginning of the 2016 academic year, there were ­­­152 children who were entitled to this funding. This represented 38% of our school population. We were allocated approximately £200,996. By the end of the school year, there were 143 children eligible for pupil premium. This was 33% of the children on roll and a decrease in our allocation by £10,106.

How has the Pupil Premium been spent?

We have spent our pupil premium in 3 main areas:

  • Providing academic support to raise attainment

  • Providing enrichment to encourage aspirational learning and engagement in school life

  • Providing emotional support to foster the resilience and self-confidence to be a life-long learner

Pupil Premium 2016-2017

What will we use our pupil premium funding for?

What impact is this designed to have?

Academic

Additional teacher in Year 6

 

An additional teacher appointed in Year 6 to provide additional support to ensure the children make accelerated progress in smaller groups

 

Smaller groups contributed to the improvement in the number of children reaching and exceeding the expected standard in in writing and SPAG as well as GDS in all subjects in 2017 compared to 2016.

Writing – PP children @ EXS 62% to 76%

SPAG – PP children @EXS 54% to 68%

In 2016 we had no PP children achieving GDS but in 2017 we achieved:

Reading -4%, Maths - 12%, Writing – 4%, Combined - 4%, SPAG – 7%

 

Triage and Pre-teach

 

Enable full access to the curriculum and improve attainment and progress to enable children to access the curriculum in the classroom, increase confidence and accelerate progress.

 

Pre-planned intervention groups (either prior to/ after sessions) have allowed children to secure their understanding in particular areas, or have given the children confidence to ‘have a go’ in a session when, ordinarily they would have struggled and felt unable to achieve.

 

SALT & SALT TA

 

 

Improve the oral language skills of our EYFS children so that reading progress isn’t slowed in subsequent years

 

EYFS children are able to speak more clearly which will have a positive effect on their reading and writing work as they move into Year 1. 87% of PP children left FS2 with an expected level in Speaking and 73% of PP children left with an expected level in listening and understanding

 

Associate Professionals Support in each classroom

Raise self-confidence & increase support/ participation/ motivation of pupils as well as reduce the ratios in EYFS so that children can make expected/ accelerated progress.

 

Associate professional support in each classroom has meant that pre-planned intervention groups can take place regularly as well as adhoc according to need. Misconceptions, as well as areas for challenge, are identified and acted on immediately. Regular feedback, both oral and written, has increased the confidence of the PP children so that they are participating more in class.

 

Emotional

Breakfast Club

 

Provide a healthy breakfast so that the children are able to start each day ‘ready to learn’ as well as improving the attendance and punctuality of our PP children.

 

This has improved punctuality; the children are more settled in school and ready to start their learning on a full stomach.

Attendance data shows that there has been an increase in the attendance of PP children in 2016/17 compared to 2015/16. In addition, the number of persistent PP absentees, has decreased from 2015/16 to 2016/2017.

 

Child & Family Support Worker

 

Build and maintain relationships with pupils/ families. Provide/ locate support through meetings/ mentoring and liaise with the relevant services.

 

Child and Family support worker has worked hard, both with the children and families who are in receipt of PP in developing and maintaining relationships. Where necessary relevant services have been contacted and paperwork submitted. Child and family support worker has also attended appointments with PP families to offer support and advice. Pupils barriers to learning, as well as families’ barriers linked to school, have been broken down by having an approachable designated person.

 

Counselling

Ability to respond to any additional needs of PP children from external school barriers that may occur throughout the academic year

 

No children have accessed counselling this academic year.

 

Enrichment

Music tuition

Subsidised music tuition will be provided so that children in receipt of Pupil Premium will be given the opportunity to learn to play an instrument and develop their talents and interest in music.

 

This has worked well and been enjoyed by children eligible for the funding. It has allowed a wider range of experiences and provided discussion opportunities. PP children have performed in numerous events including our annual musical evening and our services at the local church

 

After school clubs

 

Funding will be used to help children access a range of extra-curricular activities including cookery, gymnastics, drama, musical theatre singing.

 

This has allowed children to access the same opportunities as their peers regardless of their financial position.

 

Residential / School visits

 

Support the PSHCE development of pupils and support their academic studies as well ensuring that their social skills, perseverance, independence and teamwork are developed through participation in activities to broaden what might be limited life experiences.

 

Pupils across the school have accessed visits that support engaging and cross curricular topics. The profile of writing has risen. For example, wide range of high quality genres presented in assemblies, on displays and in books. Children talk highly of educational visits expressing the wish for these to continue.

 

Enrichment activities

Provide additional curriculum enhancement by bringing in subject specialists into the school.

 

This has worked well and has been enjoyed by those children in receipt of PP funding. It has not only enhanced the curriculum, but has allowed children a wide range of experiences and access to the same opportunities as their peers, regardless of their financial position.

 

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