Pupil Premium 2018/19
Pupil premium allocation for FSM and Ever 6 (estimated): £62040
Number of eligible pupils: 47
Pupil premium allocation for Post-LAC: £16100
Number of eligible pupils: 7
Estimated total allocation: £78140
During this school year funding is allocated at the following rates:
- £1320 per pupil eligible for Free School Meals (or in the past 6 years).
- £2300 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 around 15% have an Education, Health and 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 2018/19
ASD Provision - £6,000
Two child have a provision place so all of their money will be used to support them in the provision. A further five regularly access the provision resources or benefit from the input of the ASD specialist teacher.
TA staffing - £8,000
One part-time TA to provide in-class and small group support. Working with a year 3 group for an hour 3 times per week on English skills. Working with a year 5 boy plus a small group of similar ability to build confidence in Maths twice a week. Working with two year 5 girls for half an hour daily on test technique and comprehension in reading and using the editing process for writing. Working with a year 3 boy for half an hour daily to support with acquisition of English language and to continue with phonics and reading.
Intervention groups - £20,000
Intervention groups, carefully targeting children needing social, emotional, behavioural or academic support.
Teacher staffing - £15,000
One weekly teacher-led tutoring session to boost confidence, test-technique and progress of year 6 child.
Two teachers in lower Year 6 Maths set with Deputy Head teaching the higher Maths set daily.
One teacher working half a day each week for the Autumn Term with year 6 pupils focusing on Maths and Reading test technique – aiming for age-related expectations.
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 - £6,000
Supply teachers to be provided to allow teachers to be released from class for pupil progress meetings and to undertake learner conferences in order that children understand their own learning and next steps, with a focus on pupil premium children as a priority.
Professional development - £4000
Supply teachers to be provided for teachers to have the opportunity to engage in peer coaching, learning from colleagues in order to be able to provide excellent quality teaching. Also some money for teachers to attend necessary courses, including for the pupil premium lead teacher to attend networking meetings.
Online learning subscriptions - £4000
Enables children to continue to learn and consolidate at home. Access to these platforms is provided in school for those children who cannot access at home.
Wider curriculum - £10,000
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, including school journey. 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.