Pupil Premium 2017/18

 

Pupil Premium Grant 2017/18

Pupil premium allocation for FSM (estimated): £62040

Number of eligible pupils: 43

Pupil premium allocation for Post-LAC: £11400

Number of eligible pupils: 6

Estimated total allocation: £73440

During this school year funding was allocated at the following rates:

  • £1320 per pupil eligible for Free School Meals (or in the past 6 years).
  • £1900 for any pupil who has left Local Authority Care (At any point in the last 6 years).
  • £300 per pupil who has a parent in Service.
  • £300 per pupil eligible for the Early Years Pupil Premium Grant.

Only around 12% of our pupils are eligible for pupil premium grant which is relatively low and equates to just a handful of children per class. These children have very varied needs, very different aspirations and very varied barriers to learning. Around a third of the pupil premium children have some form of special educational need and over 10% have an Education or Health Care Plan (EHCP). In addition, around 10% of our pupil premium children achieve greater depth academic attainment.

Spending Plan for Pupil Premium Money in the Academic Year 2017/18

ASD Provision - £4,000

Two child have a provision place so all of their money will be used to support them in the provision. A further two regularly access the provision.

 TA staffing - £6,000

 One part-time TA to provide in-class and small group support, initially for a group of children in Year 4 for an hour and a half in the mornings and to provide half an hour group work for Year 2 children (phonics booster) in the afternoons.

 Intervention groups - £26,000

 Intervention groups, carefully targeting children needing social, emotional, behavioural or academic support. Also 5 ASD children, not members of provision to be able to access provision interventions and resourcing.

 Teacher staffing - £22,000

Three weekly teacher-led tutor groups aimed at key pupils identified as needing progress boost.

Two teachers in lower Year 6 Maths set.

One teacher working one day a week to provide group and one-to-one Maths intervention.

Curriculum development - £5,000

 Power of Reading whole-class approach being implemented whole-school. New texts to be purchased for every year group to ensure appropriate level of challenge to meet the demands of the new curriculum and to maintain high standards.

 Metacognition and pupil progress - £4,000

 Supply teachers to be provided to allow teachers to be released from class for pupil progress meeting and to undertake learner conferences in order that children understand their own learning and next steps.

 Wider curriculum - £6,000

Money set aside to ensure that all pupils are able to access wide-ranging opportunities. Some children are provided with Bird College music lessons to learn an instrument. One child accesses after school club one day per week. Money is available to ensure that all children access trips. Resources may be purchased to meet individual needs as raised in pupil progress meetings, including reading books and workbooks to ensure engagement at home.  

 

The impact of pupil premium spending is tracked, monitored and evaluated throughout the year. The progress of eligible pupils is discussed in detail at termly pupil progress meetings. Progress is tracked using data from termly testing and half-termly teacher assessments.