Pupil Premium

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

 

Pupil premium strategy statement      

School overview

Metric

Data

 School name

Great Paxton CE Primary School

Pupils in school

104

Proportion of disadvantaged pupils

16%

Pupil premium allocation this academic year

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Academic year or years covered by statement

2020-2021

Publish date

01 December 2020

Review date

01 November 2021

Statement authorised by

Lee Frost

Pupil premium lead

Lee Frost

Governor lead

Carol Wylde 

Disadvantaged pupil progress scores for last academic year 2019-2020

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, there was no published data for 2019-2020. Therefore below is the last set of published data from 2018-2019 based on the 2 disadvantaged pupils in Y6:

Measure

Score

Reading

-0.67

Writing

-7.43

Maths

-3.80

Disadvantaged pupil performance overview for last academic year

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, there was no published data for 2019-2020. Therefore below is the last set of published data from 2018-2019 based on the 2 disadvantaged pupils in Y6:

Measure

Score

Y1 Phonics Screening Check

0%

Meeting expected standard at KS2  RWM

50%

Meeting expected standard at KS2  R

50%

Meeting expected standard at KS2  W

50%

Meeting expected standard at KS2  W

50%

Achieving high standard at KS2 RWM

0%

Achieving high standard at KS2 R

50%

Achieving high standard at KS2 W

0%

Achieving high standard at KS2 M

50%

Teaching priorities for current academic year 2020-2021

Aim

Target

Target date

Progress in Reading

Achieve national average progress scores in KS2 Reading (0)

Sept 21

Progress in Writing

Achieve national average progress scores in KS2 Writing (0)

Sept 21

Progress in Mathematics

Achieve national average progress scores in KS2 Maths (0)

Sept 21

Phonics

Achieve national average expected standard in PSC

Sept 21

Other

Improve attendance of disadvantaged pupils so that it is in-line with non-disadvantaged pupils.

Sept 21

Strategy aims for disadvantaged pupils

Measure

Activity

Priority 1

Ensure all relevant staff have received training to deliver the phonics scheme effectively.

Priority 2

Training to be delivered to staff on Cued Spellings – delivered by Specialist Teaching Team.

Priority 3

Embed All About Me Cards across all year groups for disadvantaged children to set and review targets for individuals on a regular basis.

Priority 4

Provide staffing structure to enable pupils to receive support and interventions to meet their needs.

Priority 5

Identify and support wellbeing of pupils due to the impact of Coronavirus.

Barriers to learning these priorities address

Ensuring staff use evidence-based whole-class teaching interventions

Projected spending

£16140

Targeted academic support for current academic year

Measure

Activity

Priority 1

Purchase Nessy accounts for children to support reading and spelling and address gaps in phonic knowledge.

Priority 2

Participate in and administer the ‘Diminishing the difference maths project’ for Y5/6.

Priority 3

Continue to implement Mrs Wordsmith project and LA support for writing action plan actioned before ‘lockdown.’

Priority 4

Deliver catch-up programmes across the school – Project X Code, ERT, FFT, firstclass@number, success@arithmatic

Barriers to learning these priorities address

Encouraging wider reading and providing catch-up in mathematics – typically an area of weakness

Projected spending

£15140

 

 

Wider strategies for current academic year

Measure

Activity

Priority 1

Enrol in the National School Breakfast Programme to provide all disadvantaged children with breakfast parcels until March 2021.

Priority 2

Carry out regular Wellbeing surveys and implement actions from these to support emotional wellbeing.

Barriers to learning these priorities address

Improving readiness to learn, attendance and learning behaviours.

Projected spending

£1000

Monitoring and Implementation

Area

Challenge

Mitigating action

Teaching

Ensure enough time is given over to allow for staff professional development

Use of INSET days and staff meetings and additional cover being provided by senior leaders.

Targeted support

Ensure organisation allows for the implementation of intervention and targeted support   

Training of additional staff to deliver programmes and interventions.

Wider strategies

Engaging the families facing most challenges

Work closely with the LA and National initiatives to provide information.

Review: last year’s aims and outcomes

Aim

Outcome

Progress in Reading

9/11 children were on track to achieve their personal target in reading before lockdown commence due to COVID.

Progress in Writing

11/11 children were on track to achieve their personal target in writing before lockdown commence due to COVID.

Progress in Mathematics

10/11 children were on track to achieve their personal target in maths before lockdown commence due to COVID.

Phonics

2 disadvantaged children were due to take the Phonics Screening check at the end of the year. One had made progress from 0 marks to11 marks prior to lockdown and the other 0 marks to 22 marks.

 

  •  We as a staff give reassurance to our children that we are there for them as Jesus was for his flock. We will care and look after them, we will teach them and do not leave anyone behind.

Strong Foundations
&High Expections