Pupil Premium

 

Reporting the use of Pupil Premium for Great Paxton CE Primary School

Overview

The Pupil Premium is designed to ensure that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the pupils who need it most.  The funding is allocated to Local Authorities and schools with pupils from Reception to Y11 who are eligible for free school meals (FSM), are looked after or have parents currently in the Armed Forces.  In 2015/16 the funding allocated was £1,320 per child, £300 for children of Armed Forces families and £1900 for Looked After Children.

 

Pupil Premium is reviewed termly at the Standards Governor meeting - next review 14th .Nov 2016.

Total amount allocated to the school for the current academic year.

Funding allocated to Great Paxton CE Primary School

2016-2017 = £17600 Pupil Premium

                  = £1800 LAC funding (anticipated income)

Explain how the previous year’s allocation was spent? (2015-16)

Employment of a teacher to work 1 day a week with pupils in receipt of disadvantaged pupil funding.

Employment of a teacher to work 1 day a week with pupils in receipt of LAC funding .

How will the money be spent this academic year? (2016-17)

 

Main barriers to educational achievement:

Diminishing the difference – gaps in Literacy and Numeracy skills.

High amount of SEN and emotional needs in Y6 cohort.

Attention difficulties and anxiety.

Low self-esteem.

Provision for learning outside of home.

 

Strategies to address barriers:

Reduce Class Sizes

Running Sensory Circuit Programme Daily

Funding Places for After School Provision and Support

Enhancing Extra Curricular Activities and Opportunities

Target Setting and 1:1 Support on Targets

Statement about the effect of the expenditure on the educational attainment of those pupils who were eligible for pupil premium

Summary Statements of Impact:

 

100% of children attended more after school clubs than before.

Self-esteem in all areas increased for 100% of the children.

60% of children are working towards or at the expected stage in reading.

53% of children are working towards or at the expected stage in writing.

53% of children are working towards or at the expected stage in maths.

 

Evidence of Impact:

Teaching & Learning:

The following table shows the number of children for reading, writing and maths and the percentage of the age related expectations achieved for their year group.

(This is new data this year and it will be used as a baseline to show progress over the next year.)

Subject

0-24%

25-34%

35-59%

60-84%

85-98%

99-100%

Reading

27

0

13

20

27

13

Writing

33

7

7

7

33

13

Maths

33

0

13

7

33

13

 

Wider Outcomes:

Specific opportunities to develop participation and positive relationships for pupils

There has been a definite increase in the amount of clubs that the children attend. All children now attend at least one club.

Table to show clubs attended by PP children:

 

January 2016

June 2016

Child 1

None attended

 

Now attends Lego club and would like to attend Sewing club.

Child 2

Attends football club

Attends Lego and attended football.

Child 3

Attends football and running club.

Attends Lego and will attend football and running when next on offer.

Child 4

None attended

Has attended culture club, choir, lego club and jewellery club.

Child 5

Has free place at Imp every night

Now attends Lego, Multi-skills and Imp.

Child 6

None attended

Now attends Lego & multi-skills

 

Pupils’ self-esteem

In order to measure the self- esteem of pupils, an assessment was carried out in the Autumn term and again in the Summer term. Please see the table below.

Question

Autumn 2015

Average score for Target Group 

Summer 2016

Average score for Target Group 

Increase during this period

Average score for Target Group 

How confident do you feel in Reading?

2

4.8

2.8

How confident do you feel in Writing?

2.25

3.8

1.55

How confident do you feel in Numeracy?

2.5

4.5

2

How confident do you feel in working by yourself?

2.25

3.7

1.45

How confident do you feel in joining in with class discussions?

3.25

3.8

0.55

How well do you concentrate?

2

4

2

How do you feel when doing something new?

2.5

4.5

2

How do you get along with other children in your class?

3

4.3

1.3

 

Number of pupils eligible for Pupil Premium:

 

 Year Group

Deprivation Pupil Premium

Service Child Premium

Adopted from Care Premium

LAC

Total

R

0

0

0

0

0

1

1

0

1

0

2

2

1

0

0

0

0

3

1

0

1

0

2

4

1

1

0

1

3

5

1

1

0

0

2

6

4

0

0

0

4

 

Expenditure of Pupil Premium – overcoming barriers:

 

Dates

Activity or intervention

Year Group

Barrier to learning

Total Cost

Evidence / Impact

April 2016-Sept 2016

PP teacher

1,2,3,4,5,6

Diminishing the difference – gaps in Literacy and Numeracy skills.

£3358

1:1 work with children, setting and reviewing targets, working towards targets

April 2016-Sept 2016

PP TA

R,1,2,

Diminishing the difference – gaps in Literacy and Numeracy skills.

£2966

1:1 work with children to achieve targets

Sept 2016- Aug 2017

Small Class Size

6

High amount of SEN and emotional needs in Y6 cohort.

£5280

High needs in class, extra teacher to create a small single year group

April 2016-March 2017

Sensory Circuit

R,1,2,3,4,5,6

Attention difficulties and anxiety.

£1186

Run every day to help prepare children for the day at school.

April 2016-March 2017

After school provision

R,1,2,3,4,5,6

Provision for homework, developing positive relationships.

£1216

Funding to provide places for children at the after school club

April 2016-March 2017

Provision for meetings throughout the year for target setting and reviews

R,1,2,3,4,5,6

Diminishing the difference – gaps in Literacy and Numeracy skills.

£2040

Providing 12 days cover to allow teachers/head/tas to meet every half term to review targets and progress

April 2016-March 2017

Providing extra-curricular provision for children

R,1,2,3,4,5,6

Self-esteem – increasing the opportunities for children to participate in activities and events.

£1000

Cost of extra trips, residential trips and costs of extra adult support for children with higher needs

April 2016-March 2017

Unallocated

R,1,2,3,4,5,6

Diminishing the difference – gaps in Literacy and Numeracy skills.

£2304

Support needs during the year as and when they occur

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