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Pupil Premium

The school has received £4540 of funding for the academic year 2016-17 for the following reason:

  • The 3% of pupils who receive Free School Meals or have received FSM in the last 6 years.

The school has used this funding to ensure that those pupils and other vulnerable groups of pupils make good progress. A main focus of Pupil Premium spending in the academic year 2016/17 is to reduce identified gaps and raise the standards in communication, reading, writing and maths.

It is for the schools to decide how the Pupil Premium allocation, as they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for individual pupils. (Department for Education)

The following resources and intervention have been purchased:

  • Small Group Intervention £1267
  • TA support in class £3040
  • Maths Mastery £1155
  • Resources to support the implementation of Maths Mastery £1392
  • Mathletics £510
  • Magazine subscription £50
  • Music Lessons £150
  • Homework Club £150
  • School Trips £100

 

The impact of the funding:

  • All pupils are making expected or above expected progress for their age.
  • The majority of pupils are at age expected attainment.

 

Small Group Intervention  with a qualified Teacher

£1267

2 pupil premium children received this support.  Ensuring their progress is above national to close gaps.

TA support in class £3040

 

Intervention such as Daily Reading, Precision Teaching of spellings and Maths interventions have ensures accelerated progress for all the pupils.

Maths Mastery £1155

Resources to support the implementation of Maths Mastery £1392

This has enabled the whole school’s Maths teaching to improve.  Maths progress at lower KS2 has improved. 

Mathletics £495

 

Enables all pupils to access Maths at home.  Pupil premium children do use the resource to support their learning.

Magazine subscription £50

 

The purchase of a wider range of reading materials for the older KS2 children.

Homework Club £550

 

Two pupil premium children regularly attend enabling them to have support with homework from a member of staff.

School Trips £330

Ensuring all pupils have the same opportunities.

Music Lessons £150

 

 

Any wider activity that the pupil premium pupils are interested in is paid for to ensure they have the same opportunities as other children.

 PPG spending is monitored termly through pupil data analysis. Their end of year achievement is compared to earlier starting points for each child, and against both cohort achievement and national standards. The impact on pupil well-being and self-esteem is also taken into consideration. The PPG spending will be reviewed in September 2018.

The school will receive £3960 in the academic year 2017-18

We plan to spend this on:

  • Small Group Intervention for the year 5 and 6 pupils £2000
  • TA support in class £690
  • Maths Mastery £1190 
  • Mathletics £495
  • Magazine subscription £50
  • Music Lessons £150
  • After-school Activities £150
  • Homework Club £150
  • School Trips £200

 

Sports Funding

The school has received £8433 in the academic year 2016/17 of additional funding for improving the quality of PE and Sports.

The school has used this money in the following ways:

 

  • Release of the PE co-ordinator to monitor the quality of PE £400
  • Before school, lunchtime and afterschool sports clubs £7500
  • 1:1 swimming for KS2 non-swimmers £150
  • PE equipment £150
  • Football competition £130
  • The release of KS2 teachers and minibus cost to take children to competitions £270

Impact

More pupils engaged in additional physical activities.  An additional six sessions of physical activity on offer for children to take part in. 20 children attend breakfast sports and lunchtime sports club is open to 56 KS2 children.  Feedback from parents about the 1 to 1 swimming was very positive and the pupils made significant progress in their swimming ability and confidence. Increase in competitive sport with the school taking part in Football, Cross Country and Cricket competitions.

 

The school will receive £8455 in the academic year 2017/18 for improving the quality of PE and Sports.

The school expects to use this money in the following ways:

 

  • Release of the PE co-ordinator to monitor the quality of PE £400
  • Use of sports coach to up skill teachers £2090
  • Before school, lunchtime and afterschool sports clubs £4000
  • 1:1 swimming for KS2 non-swimmers £150
  • PE equipment £250
  • Sports competitions £600
  • The release of KS2 teachers to take children to competitions £400
  • Shallow water training £300
  • Additional swimming instructors £1075