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Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure and Strategy

Reporting to parents

2016-17

Pupil Premium is money given to schools directly from central government. It is calculated on the basis of how many children at the school have successfully applied for this additional funding. This is why it is vital that if you think you might qualify you can either call 0300 500 80 80 or register online at https://secure.nottinghamshire.gov.uk/learningandwork/free-school-meals/fsm-apply/. If you call that number it is completely confidential and all the information you need is name, address and National Insurance number. They will let you know straight away if you qualify and then notify the school for you.

This money is earmarked in our school to support those children from less well-off families and make sure they achieve at least as well as children from better-off families.

 

We find that sometimes these children have additional barriers to educational achievement which may include:

  • Attitudes to learning

  • Low attendance and punctuality

  • Limited access to language

  • Low aspirations

  • Narrow experiences outside of school

  • Lack of parental engagement

     

    For each child who is eligible for Pupil Premium funding the school receives £1320 which will be spent to provide a range of support strategies for these pupils to help address and remove the barriers mentioned above.

     

All of this spending is tracked closely by teachers and the SLT who monitor interventions to check on their effectiveness. We measure the impact by speaking to class teachers during ½ termly pupil progress meetings & also by looking at assessment data before and after interventions take place.

 

Overview of School

Total number of pupils on roll

485

Total number of pupils eligible for PPG

140

Amount of PPG received per pupil

£1320

Total amount of PPG received

£184,800

How PPG has been spent in 2016-17

How funding received from PPG has been allocated:

  • RWI phonics
  • 0.4 (FTE) Yr 6 teacher in reading, English and maths
  • Stamps for success rewards (Yrs5&6)
  • Subsidise residential and school trips
  • Lunch time play equipment
  • Subsidising stay and play, holiday and breakfast & after school clubs
  • Private counselling
  • Instrumental tuition subsidy
  • Enrichment activities
  • Breakfast club
  • Attendance awards
  • Personal Care Assistant
  • Transport for transition
  • ECaR programme
  • Speech and Language Therapist (fortnightly)
  • Speech and Language TA (pm)
  • Intervention TAs in KS1, LKS2 & UKS2
  • Support group in UKS2
  • Curriculum enrichment/ male role model TA
  • Enrichment Co-ordinator
  • Child and family support manager
  • Stay and play TAs & MDSAs
  • Artist in residence

Intended outcomes of PPG in 2016-17

The PPG will impact in the following ways:

  • A more rich, diverse and creative curriculum to engage the children and increase progress
  • Pupils love of reading and writing, with engagement increased through a range of activities, library visits and male role models reading with children
  • Social skills and self-esteem raised by visits, residential and support group
  • Greater links for secondary school and transition within school through a shared understanding of the two curriculums and expectations
  • Children gaining positive recreational time during breaks
  • Support for vulnerable pupils and families
  • Targeted support for identified pupils increasing their attainment and progress

 

The schools next review of its pupil premium strategy will take place in the Summer term 2017

 

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