Pupil Premium

The Pupil Premium is an allocation of additional funding provided to schools to support specific groups of children who are vulnerable to possible underachievement. These include pupils who are entitled to free school meals, those looked after by the local authority and the children of armed service personnel. All schools are required to report on the amount of funding received, how this is being used and the impact of provision.

2016/17

 

School Overview

Total number of pupils on roll

236

Total number of pupils eligible for PP

38

Amount of PP per pupil

£1,320 

Total amount of PP received 2016/17

£50,160 

 

Barriers to Learning

The following factors have been identified as some of the potential barriers to the learning and progress of pupils at our school eligible for the Pupil Premium:

  • Special Educational needs, including dyslexia, dyscalculia, cognitive processing difficulties, etc.
  • Lower levels of basic skills, including language, on entry to formal education.
  • Reduced access to learning support/opportunities out of school, including parental levels of education, access to learning materials, and cultural opportunities.
  • Reduced opportunity/financial resources for enrichment activities, such as music tuition, visits and residential trips.
  • Low self-esteem as a result of the above.

Planned Use of Pupil Premium

Provision Intended Outcome

1:1 and small group Wave 2/3 intervention programmes:

Use of PP funding:

  • Staff training
  • Resourcing of programmes
  • Staffing costs
  • Assessment costs
  • Subscription Costs

Targeted pupils have increased confidence in their abilities and apply their learning in class.

Targeted pupils have made accelerated progress in English and/or Mathematics.

Targeted pupils have met their identified learning targets.

 

1:1 and small group support through School Support Plans (SSPs) and Monitoring Support Plans (MSPs):

  • Precision Teaching
  • Fine motor activities
  • Speech and Language Programmes

Use of PP funding:

  • Resourcing
  • Staffing Costs

Targeted pupils have increased confidence in their abilities and apply their learning in class.

Targeted pupils have made accelerated progress in English and/or Mathematics.

Targeted pupils have met their identified learning targets.

1:1 and small group social and emotional support:

  • Positive Play
  • Lego Therapy
  • Y2 Inclusion Support

Use of PP funding:

  • Resourcing
  • Staffing costs

Targeted pupils have developed identified social emotional skills, such as confidence, communication, sharing, turn taking, etc.

Improved social emotional skills have impacted upon targeted pupils' attitude to learning and progress.

 K2M Music Programme (Y3/4):

  • Weekly whole class percussion tuition.

Use of PP funding:

  • Teaching costs
  • Instrument hire

Pupils have the enrichment opportunity to develop their interests, knowledge and skills in music.

Pupils develop increased confidence.

Pupils have opportunities to participate in group performances.

School trips and enrichment activities including Y6 residential:

Use of PP funding:

  • Subsidy/full cost of trips and activities.

Eligible pupils have taken part in trips and activities, ensuring inclusion within full school life and enriched experiences. 

Provision of daily milk for all pupils in Reception.

Use of PP funding:

  • Weekly costs.

All children in reception class are provided with daily milk (regardless of age) to support physical health and development, supporting their learning.

Progress Measures

The progress and attainment of pupils receiving support and intervention through the pupil premium will be measured using one or more of the following methods:

  • York Reading Assessment (Entry/Exit)
  • Sandwell Mathematics Assessment (Entry/Exit)
  • SWST Spelling (Biannually)
  • PUMA & PIRA (Termly assessments)
  • Statutory Tests (EYFSP, Y1/2 Phonics, KS1/2 SATs)
  • Teacher assessment judgements (Target Tracker)

In addition, the impact of social emotional support will be measured using:

  • Boxall Profile
  • Pupil Surveys (Entry/Exit)
  • Teacher and Parent views

2015/16

 

School Overview

Total number of pupils on roll

231

Total number of pupils eligible for PP

31

Amount of PP per pupil

£1,320 

Total amount of PP received 2015/16

£40,920

Impact of Pupil Premium

31 children were supported directly through the Pupil Premium from Year 1 to Year 6. As a result of targeted support and intervention, the following assessment outcomes were achieved:

Phonics Screening

Check (Y1/2)

KS1 SATs (Y2) Key Stage 2 SATs (Y2) Whole School*
Number of Pupils 7 / 5 4 7 31
Number of Pupils also on SEND Register   2 11
Expected Standard 57% / 60%
Reading: 50% 71% 69%
Writing: 50% 57% 56%
Mathematics: 50% 57% 59%

*Based on teacher assessments against National Curriculum end of Year/phase expectations.

Other Outcomes

  • FFT Reading - Average progress of 5 reading bands/10 NC points in 12 weeks.
  • 1stClass@Number - Average progress of 6 NC points in 12 weeks
  • (Annual progress expectation 4 NC points)
  • All Y6 PP pupils attended the residential trip to Laches Wood OEC
  • All PP pupils were able to take part in enrichment activities and trips
  • Y1 PP pupils supported by ISA had a declining incidence of recorded behavioural incident, leading to reduced negative impact on learning.
  • Pupils who took part in the self-esteem sports programme displayed increased confidence, impacting on learning and participation in enrichment activities.

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