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Lansdowne Primary Academy

Pupil Premium Impact Executive Summary report for Parents: 2019-20

  What is Pupil Premium?

TheP Pupil Premium is a grant from the government to help disadvantaged young people do well at school.  The funding is allocated to       schools for children from Reception to Year 11 who have registered for free school meals in the last six years, are in care or have  parents in the Armed Forces.


           Identifying target students

Our    research indicates the the following factors often contiribute together or in combination to the lower achievement of                                disadvantaged young people these include:

  • Poor attendance
  • Poor prior attainment
  • Low aspirations
  • Social and interpersonal barriers that ofen manifest themselves in poor behaviour

        This academic year 2019-20 we have 45% of our pupils who are regarded as ‘disadvantaged’ and therefore entitled to the  Pupil Premium.


H        How we are intending to use the funding:


Intent:  To address poor attendance



Impact measure

a. Implement rewards in order to improve attendance and punctuality across the academy.

b. Work with phase leaders in order to assign a plan to children with persistent absence.

c. Work with parents to engage children to value their education.

d. Ensure children with poor attendance are engaging with breakfast club

e. Breakfast Club

f. Education Welfare Assistant part salary


£32,000 funding for EWO

£2,000 for attendance rewards

  1. Attendance for disadvantaged compared to national:

LPA 94.9% National 94.6%:       

  1. Number of prosecutions (GLC and not specific to LPA): Total for GLC was 33 court prosecutions (N.B. Due to Covid 19, a further 35 court prosecutions were withdrawn) and 125 Penalty Notices issued     
  2. Attendance of disadvantaged (PP) pupils targeted during COVID school closures which allowed for a smoother transition back into school:


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Intent:  To address poor prior attainment



Impact measure

Gaps in learning related to basic skills (reading/times tables/spelling etc):

  1. Implement a programme across the GLC to further develop teachers’ understanding of assessment and how to use it [particularly focusing on the provision for disadvantaged and SEND pupils].



DHT  T&L part funded .

£6,000 for ICT resources and IPads.

£5,725 Numicon and training.

£6,000 for literacy and phonics training

£1,500 Yr 6 booster classes

£3,000 rewards books and equipment in assemblies.


  1. SATs outcomes – disadvantaged





63% (target 57%)

16% (target 11%)


57% (target 57%)

12% (target 7%)


55% (target 52%)

16% (target 11%)


53% (target 52%)

10% (target 4%)



  1. Children had developed resilience throughout the academic year with the percentage of children completing tests improving each time.
  2. Children received medals, certificates, badges and rewards as part of our reward system. Children commented on how they look forward to receiving their awards during assembly time.
  3. Children in year 6 (particularly disadvantaged) had made rapid progress from their starting points.



Intent:  To address low aspirations



Intended impact

  1. Fully implement the 2018-19 GLC Behaviour Policy [rewards and sanctions].
  2. Work with Phase leaders to coordinate and assign Key workers to targeted disadvantaged pupils to provide to targeted support.
  3. Implement the Mind to be kind and Character and Culture resources from Pixl.
  4. Improve and embed the Mindfulness strategy across the school.


  • Inclusion and support staff Salaries to strengthen pupils’ early development experiences and pastoral support for children and families.
  • Counselling
  • Resilience and Growth Mind set resources across Years 5 & 6.
  • Turn Around centre and provision in order for children to improve their behaviour before coming back into school. Reduces the risk of fixed term and permanent exclusion.








Inclusion & Nurture Provision Team 1 x Inclusion Leader, 1 x Learning Mentor, 2 x Inclusion Advocates.




Inclusion & Nuture Provision Resources.


£6,720 for counselling with children

£10,000 for turnaround centre.


£1,500 for holiday club provision



  1. 96% of Pupils report that they feel happy, safe and ready to learn from the parental survey.
  2. 86% of Parents report that they feel well supported by the school to break down barriers to learning that exist for their family and supports their child’s wider personal development from the parental survey.
  3. Reduced numbers of children attending the Consequences for choices room (1 child fixed term exclusion for 5 days, no permanent exclusions). Year on year reduction.
  4. 22 children received counselling, improving their outlook, happiness and determination to succeed.
  5. Pupils conduct themselves in-line with The GLC code of conduct, improved behaviour evident from visitors and Academy leaders.
  6. 95% of parents think the school makes sure its pupils are well behaved following parental survey.


Intent:  To address social and interpersonal barriers



Intended impact

  1. Implement the trailblazer programme as a tool for developing and improving practice and as a forum for innovation, creativity and risk taking.
  2. Ensure all disadvantaged pupils have access to opportunities to enrich their experiences. This will give them life experiences outside of their local area, giving them a chance to discover other possibilities.
  3. Ensure all pupils have a chance to broaden their horizons and develop their cultural capital.


  • Subsidised Trips Hardship fund: Shoes/Uniform/PE kit, etc.
  • Milk/Fruit/Vegetables subsidised.
  • Swimming subsidised.
  • More able - Brilliant club & aspirational visits.
  • Curriculum enrichment opportunities – Trips/Visits.
  • Music service.
  • Royal Opera House – Trailblazer programmes:

Nursery/ Reception:   By The light of the moon, West African Drumming, Tiny Tots Hip Hop Dance

Year 1:   School Matinee-Coppelia, Music for Change  - Chinese Magic and Origami-Music

Year 2:   Story Telling Book Bus, Heritage visit-Tower of London,

Year 3:   Caribbean, By The light of the moon, Trestle, Calypso, Matilda, Digital making-Signals

Year 4:   Punch Drunk, Music for change -  Indian Dance and stories, Extraordinary Adventures

Year 5:   West African Story Telling, By The light of the moon, Swan Lake School Matinee, Romeo and Juliet

Year 6:   Alice’s Adventures, Alice Opera School Matinee


  • Sports clubs and coaches. A chance to play a variety of sports.
  • The Brilliant club towards more able pupils:

University seminars

University visit


Graduation event


£6,200 for swimming

£2,500 for school trips and resources

£4,680 for educational visits

£1,500 for residential Yr 6

£4,500 for music lessons and panto visit

£2,700 for ROH cultural entitlement

£26,000 for sports coaches

£14,000 for Forest Schools

£4,400 for Expresso subscription

£1,500 for uniform

£1,000 for school shoes

£450 for speech link subscription

£960 for Brilliant club subscription


  1. The behaviour and conduct of  targeted pupils (8) attending Forest Schools improved, enabled them to access the curriculum, to make the right choices and remain within whole class provision.
  2. 86% of Parents report that they feel well supported by the school to break down barriers to learning that exist for their family and supports their child’s wider personal development.


  1. 100% of pupils received the bronze certificate award by the end of the academic year.
  2. Pupils were equipped with the uniform, resources and equipment enabling them to thrive, with 92% of children wearing the correct PE kit.
  3. Pupils attended a number of sporting events, resulting in the school receiving a School Games award for commitment to fixtures for a range of different sports.
  4. 72% of pupils could swim 25m by the end of year 6.
  5. Pupils were provided with new experiences and opportunities which contribute to their wider life experiences, such as trips to London’s Borough market and others listed below:

Reception: 2 – The Pantomime & The Natural

History Museum

Yr1: 2 trips – Leeds Castle & A Toy


Yr2: 1 trip – Rainham Marshes


Yr4: 1 trip – Duxford Imperial War museum

Country Park

Yr5: 2 trips – African Mask Making & Dance

Workshop &The Science Museum

Yr6: 2 trips - Danny Crates visit, Borough

Market, Shrek Tours

4) Year 4 Drumming throughout year

5) ROH: 14 events

• First site: Offsite

• Create and dance Nut Cracker

• Tower of London visit

• Thurrock Music Services: Gospel


• Trestle Theatre Company: mask and

physical theatre

• English Touring Opera: Paradise Planet

• Lyrici Arts: African story telling

• Design challenge

• Punch Drunk: A Small Tale

• Create and dance: Alice

• Art for thinking CPD

• Breakin’ convention

• Romeo and Juliet: Ballet matinee


Other costs


Intended impact

Parental involvement:

Resources for Parent Engagement workshops to support Transition, to develop effective early partnerships with parents


Learning difficulties, less developed Speech, language, communication skills and attitudes to reading.




£2,000 for resources at parent workshops



£33,000 for central SENCO services.

£10,000 for My Book Blog resources.

£450 for speech link subscription

£3000 for Ed Psych visits

  1. 95% of parents would recommend the school to another parent (result from parental survey).
  2. 96% of parents feel there is a good range of subjects for their child at the school.
  3. 90% of parents feel the school have high expectations for their children.
  4. 96% of parents feel the school have dealt properly with concerns raised or had no concerns raised to the school (from parental survey).


Total Costs