Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium Allocation

The Secretary of State for Education lays down the following terms and conditions on which assistance is given in relation to the pupil premium grant (PPG) payable to schools and local authorities for the financial year beginning 1 April 2017.

PPG provides funding for two policies:

  • Raising the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities to reach their potential
  • Supporting children and young people with parents in the regular armed forces

Pupils considered disadvantaged are eligible for PPG funding. These include:

  • Pupils in year groups’ reception to Year 6 recorded as receiving free school meals (FSM) (or in receipt of FSM in the last 6 years)
  • Looked after children (LAC) (including those looked after for at least one day)
  • Post LAC i.e. those children who have left local authority care through adoption, special guardianship or other arrangements since January 2017
  • Service children
Impact of Pupil Premium Expenditure 2020 – 21
Pupil Premium received £155,480
·       KS2 progress outcomes of pupil premium children is outstanding, significantly above National averages in Reading, Writing and Maths.

·        KS2 attainment outcomes of pupil premium children is outstanding, significantly above National averages in Reading, Writing and Maths.

·       Pupil premium children have benefited from competing in competitive sports. The school’s sports profile has significantly increased.

·       The persistent absenteeism of pupil premium children has reduced

·       The average punctuality of pupil premium children has improved.

Pupil Premium Strategy 2021 – 24

Pupil Premium Allocation
Total percentage of pupils eligible for PP 42%
Pupil Premium per pupil £1,345
Total amount received £142,500
Total amount carried forward Nil
Committed spend £142,500
Date strategy published September 2021
Date strategy due for review September 2024
Pupil Premium Lead Frank Connelly
Pupil Premium Link Governor Ceris Fender-Reid

 

Summary of main barriers to achievement by eligible pupils
In- School
A The higher standard attainment is lower than that of other pupils.
B In reception, starting points for children eligible for PP are consistently lower than for other pupils.
C An attainment gap between pupils eligible for PP and those who are not in all year groups.
External
D Attendance and punctuality of pupils eligible for PP is below other pupils
E Pupils eligible for PP may experience other challenges and be exposed to risk factors beyond their control for a variety of causes. This can mean that parents and carers may find it harder to provide the support that pupils need to achieve their best at school.
F Parental involvement in education
G Language Acquisition and vocabulary
H Ambition and motivation
I Low self esteem
J Low aspiration
K Social interactions
L Limited varied cultural experiences
M SEN/EAL needs
N Insufficient digital home learning resources

 

Provision
Objectives

  • To ensure outstanding Leadership and Management identifies key pupils, implements monitors and evaluates strategies for impact half termly, against the monitoring of key stage performance
  • To enable access to virtual learning materials for all DA and vulnerable children
  • Maintain attainment above National Indicators and progress above National Averages in England for Reading, Writing and Maths
Intervention Barrier focus Cost Intended Outcome
Intervention Group Teaching Reception to Yr6

 

Evidence that supports the approach:

Education Endowment Foundation: Small Group Tuition

B/C/E/G £40,000 To ensure that every PP child receives additional support from a qualified teacher. Delivered with a focus on individual targets reviewed every 3 weeks.

 

To ensure that identified children are able to make rapid progress and close the gap between themselves and their peers.

Extended services

Reading Café/ Carry on Café

Evidence that supports the approach: Education Endowment Foundation: Extending School Time

B/D/E/H £1,000 As identified. Ensuring ALL PP children have access to a breakfast and attending school on time, levelling a good start to the day with ALL other children.

 

This will benefit children from vulnerable families and help them maintain a routine each day and give them support to help close gaps between them and their peers.

121 Reading Interventions

Reception to Yr6

 

Evidence that supports the approach: Education Endowment Foundation: Reading Comprehension Strategies

A/B/E/F/G/M £23,000 To ensure all PP children leave school able to read.

 

As a whole school focus, this will ensure that children, from all backgrounds, leave primary school with the ability to read, comprehend and dissect information, embedding a key life skill which will help them throughout life.

Speech & Language Reception to Yr6

 

Evidence that supports the approach: Education Endowment Foundation: Oral Language Interventions

B/E/G/K/L/M £14,000 To support the development of language acquisition and vocabulary.

 

SEND children will receive bespoke and targeted support to help them build better communication skills and to help them interact and contribute positively with adults and peers.

Educational Psychologist Reception to Yr6

 

Evidence that supports the approach: Education Endowment Foundation: Individualised Instruction

B/E/G/K/L/M £3,500 Assessing the needs of individual children who require significant support. Developing ideas and strategies to support learning and progress of PP children. Approximately 50% of children on caseload eligible for pupil premium.
Nurture Hub

Reception to Yr6

 

Evidence that supports the approach:

Education Endowment Foundation: Teaching Assistant Interventions

G/H/I/J/K/N £30,000 Increased confidence and ability to focus. Instilling the principles of a healthy active lifestyle and the impact it has on being ready for learning.

 

These intervention groups will offer a targeted curriculum focused on the needs of identified children and will help them make progress in the key areas of reading, writing and maths.

SMEH Pastoral Intervention

-Circle of Friends

-Zones of Regulation

-Social Skills

-Life Skills

-Resilience

Evidence that supports the approach:

Education Endowment Foundation: Behaviour Intervention/Individualised Instruction/ Mentoring/ Meta-cognition and Self-regulation/Social and Emotional Learning

B/E/G/K/L/M £23,000 To ensure PP children gain skills of independence.

 

A wide variety of focused interventions will help identified groups of children with their emotional wellbeing and mental health. This will have a clear and positive impact on their learning and personal development. Children will be encouraged to self-manage their own behaviour and regulate their emotions based on a clear programme of support within school. Vulnerable children will also learn a range of skills to help them develop independence and be ready for their next stage of education.

 

 

Mental Health Mentor

-Wake and Shake

-Classroom Coaching

-121 Pastoral Support

Evidence that supports the approach:

Education Endowment Foundation: Behaviour Intervention/ Individualised Instruction/ Extended School Day/ Mentoring/ Meta-cognition and Self-Regulation/ Physical Activity/ Social emotional learning

 

B/E/G/K/L/M £8,000 The Health Mentor will support key children and groups of children to help them develop resilience, perseverance and social interaction skills. This will enable them to become happy, healthy individuals who are confident, ambitious and motivated, helping them to be positive individuals who are able to reach their potential.