2015-16

Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure: 2015/16

Overview of the school

Number of pupil premium grant (PPG) received for 2015/16

Total number of pupils on roll

626

Total number of pupils eligible for PPG

316

Total of PPG received per pupil

£1,300.00 (1,900.00 for Looked after children)

Total amount of PPG received 

£409,000.00

Intended spend of pupil premium funding

Item/project

Cost

Objective

Outcome 
(Reviewed at year end)

Inclusion Team

£105,000.00

Focus children reintegrated into unstructured times of the school day. Children overcome barriers to learning. Fixed term exclusions reduce.

In 2015 one pupil was permanently excluded. Our percentage of fixed term exclusions in 2015 was…

In 2016….

The equality of access to the wider curriculum and the daily life of the school has improved.

Year 6 Intervention/Booster teachers

£35,000.00

Increase teacher pupil ratio in order to increase impact of quality first teaching. Target specific gaps in learning.

Reading: 

All pupils: -3.95 in reading

Disadvantaged:  -4.28 Reading

There were 62% pupils disadvantaged in year 6.

Disadvantaged Most Able readers had a score of 0.75 which is 0.46 above the national picture for Most Able readers.

Writing:

Overall, writing progress score for disadvantaged pupils was -1.18, whereas the others nationally overall was -1.32.

Mathematics:

Overall our progress score in maths was -4.17 with our disadvantaged at -5.01 and our non-disadvantaged at -2.79. This is an area that we must improve and focus on next Academic year.

15/16:

89 children, 62% disadvantaged

Disadvantaged

28% exp+ reading

4% higher (GD)

54% exp + writing

2% higher (gd)

30% exp+ maths

5% higher (GD)

Nat other

72% reading

23% (Higher GD)

79% writing

18% higher reading (greater depth

76% MATHS

28% HIGHER Maths (Greater d)

Progress scores:

-3.94 Reading

-1.18 Writing

-5.01 Maths

Year 5 additional Support Staff

£13,000.00

Accelerate the progress of children within this key stage so that more children achieve expected+ progress.

The gap between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged are reducing.

Year 3 /4 Intervention/Booster teacher 

£35,000.00

Increase teacher pupil ratio in order to increase impact of quality first teaching. Target specific gaps in learning.

This has been a slight improvement on last year when there was a high ratio of class teacher turn over. This year was much more stable allowing for better impact.

Year 2 Intervention/Booster teacher

£35,000.00

Increase teacher pupil ratio in order to increase impact of quality first teaching. Target specific gaps in learning.

See below.

Additional KS1/2 LSA support to boost Pupil Premium pupils

£100,000.00

Accelerate the progress of children within this key stage so that more children achieve expected+ progress.

Reading:

In year 2, 50% of children were disadvantaged.

55% of disadvantaged children reached the national expected standard of reading.

74% of non-disadvantaged reached the national expected standard of reading.  This is an increase of 2% from last year.

Overall 64% reached the national standard.

Writing:

55% of disadvantaged children reached the national expected standard of writing.

60% of non-disadvantaged reached the national expected standard of writing.

Overall 57% reached the national standard.

Maths:

50% of disadvantaged children reached the national expected standard for Mathematics.

71% of non-disadvantaged reached the national expected standard for Mathematics.  This is an increase of 2% from last year.

Overall 61% reached the national standard.

Phonics:

Year 1: The percentage of children who passed the phonics screening went from 52% to 73%, so 21% increase from the previous year.

In 2015, 44% of disadvantaged children passed. In 2016, 65% of disadvantaged children passed, showing a 21% increase on the previous year.

Non-disadvantaged children passed at a rate of 59% in 2015. In 2016,  79% of non-disadvantaged children passed.

The percentage in 2015 was 36% compared to others nationally. The difference diminished to 18% in 2016.

Year 2 Phonics:

The percentage of year 2 children who passed phonics screen was 67% in 2015.

In 2016 this increased to 90%. The percentage of disadvantaged passing was 62% in 2015. In 2016 this increased to 86%

 Non disadvantaged children also increased from 74% in 2015 to 95% in 2016.

There was a 30% gap between our disadvantaged children and others nationally in 2015, in 2016 reduced to just 7%

EYFS Lead release

£39,641.00

Increase teacher to pupil ratio in order to increase impact of quality first teaching by coaching and team teaching.

GLD:

2015 data: 56% at GLD

Non disadvantaged 2015: 60%

Disadvantaged 2015: 50%

2016 data: 64% (8% increase)

Non disadvantaged 2016: 65% (5% increase)

Disadvantaged 2016: 62% (12% increase)

In 2015,comparing our disadvantaged to others nationally our gap was 19%

In 2016 there is a gap of 10%, showing we are diminishing the difference.

Attendance Officer

£3,225.00

Carry out close monitoring of children who have persistent absence/are regularly late to close the attainment gap.

The percentage of sessions missed (cohort) remains above national, however, the differences are diminishing based on the previous year. This has stabalised at 5.3% in 2016. The national picture reduced from 4.0% to 3.9%, showing that we are reducing at a larger rate. Boys absence has reduced at a greater rate than girls from 2015 to 2016.

Year 6 Booster Classes

£2,500.00

To increase the % of pupils achieving the higher levels in English and Maths/Reading and Writing

Reading:

Our progress score for disadvantaged children with a high prior attainment in reading was 0.75, against national picture of others which is 0.29.

Writing:

85% of disadvantaged pupils with a prior attainment of a middle band reached the expected standard in writing. The national picture for others is 84% showing we are broadly in line/above compared with national standards.

100% of our disadvantaged prior high attainment in writing achieved national standards. National standards is 99% for others, again showing we are broadly in line/above compared with the national picture.

Maths:

100% of disadvantaged children with a high prior attainment achieved national standards, with the national average for others at 99% again showing we are broadly in line/above compared with the national picture.

Breakfast Club

£470.00

To improve the attendance of specific pupils and reduce the number of persistent late pupils.

Attendance – 94.9%

Target – 96%

Cost of taxi to turn
around centre

£500.00

Continuity of provision.

Children were able to use this service which was extremely helpful when children were reintegrated back into school.

Music Tuition

£4,845.00

To improve self-confidence of pupils in Yr 4 and accelerate progress and close the attainment gap. To encourage the take up of musical instrument tuition. 

Parental and Pupil surveys show that there is an increase again from last year in children enjoying school in result of having some form of music tuition.

Subsidising Residential

£2,000.00

To ensure all pupils have access to school visits to enrich their curriculum, increase first hand experiences and remove the potential cost barrier. 

Children continue to enjoy the topics they are learning through the curriculum. This helps when they have a chance to attend residential and educational visits. It broadens their horizons to help bring the curriculum to life.

Swimming subsidy

£7,000.00

To ensure all pupils can swim 25 metres by the end of Key Stage 2.  

Children are experiencing life skills and developing skills that they are unable to access outside of school. Children are learning to swim and receiving certificates for their improvement to swimming, giving them the confidence to improve and succeed.

Play leader lunchtime provision & equipment

£7,819.00

To ensure that children spend their lunchtimes doing physical exercise so that they maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Playground equipment is a key part in enabling our children to keep fit and healthy. Children are engaged in physical activities at lunchtimes which also helps build resilience and team building skills.

Milk

£7,050.00

To ensure that children have a healthy lifestyle.

Children continue to have their milk during morning break which will give them that much needed boost until lunchtime. It also will give them the nutrition that they may not receive at home.

Playground equipment

£10,000.00

To ensure that children spend their lunchtimes doing physical exercise so that they maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Playground equipment is a key part in enabling our children to keep fit and healthy. Children are engaged in physical activities at lunchtimes which also helps build resilience and team building skills.

Additional Play leaders

£6,000.00

To ensure children have access to planned physical/games and activities so they can develop their social skills and maintain a healthy lifestyle. 

The additional play leaders allow for our children to be engaged in organised activities at lunch and play time, also ensuring our children are safe.

Lunchtime Clubs

£1,000.00

To ensure children have access to a range of different activities that actively develops their social skills.

Children have developed their social skills and resulting in happy children across the school.

ICT Resources – I Pads

£2,000.00

To enable children to access different learning APPS available to develop their ICT skills.

Children have had more access of ICT and Technology. This has enabled them to develop their skills and engage them during cross curricular activities, allowing them to research topics at a far quicker rate, thus improving pace in lessons.

Attendance Awards

£1,000.00

To improve school attendance to 95% and reduce the incidence of persistent lates.

Target:

Attendance 2015-16: 

Uniform

£200.00

To enable children to feel a part of the school and have a sense of pride.

Families who have been unable to purchase school uniform have had financial help in order to do so. Children are then continuing to develop a sense of pride within the Academy.

Total Spend

£418,250.00