Pupil Premium 2019/20
Pupil premium allocation for FSM and Ever 6 (estimated): £66,000
Number of eligible pupils: 50
Pupil premium allocation for Post-LAC: £9,200
Number of eligible pupils: 4
Estimated total allocation: £75,200
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 15% 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. 28% of the pupil premium children have some form of special educational need and around 11% 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 2019/20
ASD Provision - £6,000
Three children have provision places so all of their money will be used to support them in the provision. A further three regularly access the provision resources or benefit from the input of the ASD specialist teacher.
TA staffing - £30,000
Three children receive either 1:1 or 1:2 TA support. In addition, one TA is employed on a part time basis specifically to support pupil premium children as needed.
Teacher staffing - £30,000
Two teachers in lower Year 6 Maths set with Deputy Head teaching the higher Maths set daily.
One teacher providing interventions and booster in Year 2 in the afternoons.
One HLTA available from February half-term to provide interventions and booster.
Professional development - £4000
HLTAs 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.
Wider curriculum - £5,000
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.