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Pupil Premium SPENDING PLAN 2016-2017

For the 2016- 2017 financial year the school will receive £86,400 in Pupil Premium Funding.

School Context

Number of pupils eligible for Pupil Premium Funding: 61

Number of eligible boys: 30

Number of eligible girls: 31

How will this year's funding be spent?

The expected outcomes of spending this funding are to narrow the achievement and progress gap for Pupil Premium children across the school by addressing inequalities and raising attainment and aspiration and to ensure that Pupil Premium children have equal access to curricular and enrichment activities.The next strategy review will take place in July 2017.

Action Plan  for 2016-17 Academic Year 

 

ACTION PLAN FOR  2016- 2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

TO RAISE ATTAINMENT TO REDUCE THE GAP

Area of Spend 1: Early Intervention

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£23 500

 

To raise attainment and reduce the gap.

The 90 children across Year 1 and Year 2 are grouped into four single age classes across Years 1 and 2 rather than three mixed Year 1/2 classes. This has shown to improve the levels of attainment in phonics, reading and mathematics at the end of Year 1 and Year 2. Children are targeted through high quality assessment to identify gaps in their learning and the barriers overcome.

Sutton Trust:

Small group tuition +4 months,

Reduced class size +3 months

Feedback +8 months

Learning Styles +2months  

Increased proportion of children will achieve age related expectations and the gap is narrowed between the achievement of PP and non PP children.

Area of Spend 2: Intervention Groups/Precision Teaching/ Pre-Teaching EYFS-Year 6

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£26 842

Children who need additional support in Phonics, Mathematics, gross fine /motor skills, auditory memory, handwriting, spelling, reading  comprehension, language skills in order to secure age related achievement are taught in small groups so they can access age related expectations asap.

HLTA staff will deliver high quality interventions to improve the achievement of this group of children in reading, writing and maths.

 Precision teaching for those children who need support to gain specific reading, spelling, phonic, handwriting or numerical knowledge (such as number facts).

 Pre teaching for those children who will gain in confidence if they meet new learning in the whole class having had some experience of the concept in a small group first and increased opportunity to ask questions and secure vocabulary.

Sutton Trust:

Mastery learning +5 months

Small group tuition +4months

Pupils attainment will become closer to National Expectation.

 

Increased proportion of children achieve age related expectation and the gap will be narrowed with their non PP peers.

 

Pupils will acquire broader vocabulary from curriculum areas.

 

Pupils will use more adventurous words in their writing.

Area of Spend 3: Intensive Reading Support

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

Cost covered from allocated intervention funding.

Targeted children who need additional reading support to achieve at age related Accelerated Reader.

Sutton Trust: Mastery learning +5 months

 

Pupils will make good progress in reading and will narrow the gap with their non PP peers.

Area of Spend 4: Language and communication

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

Cost covered from allocated intervention funding.

EYFS curriculum supports the development of good communication and language skills. Development of a high quality learning environment with a good role play area and the opportunities for language and communication development through play.

Pupils assessed through speech link programme. 1:1 support for language development where needed.

Speaking and listening is an integrated high profile part of the curriculum embedded in the Talk for Writing approach to learning.

Role play is embedded in all curricular areas.

Pupils will be able to access the EYFS curriculum more effectively.

Pupils will develop good communication and language skills as measured by the EYFS outcomes 2016.

Pupils will develop good speech and language skills through all curriculum areas and social interactions.

Pupils will use high quality language in their written work.

Area of Spend 5: Parent Link Teacher provides support & guidance for families pastoral support

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£1056

Parent link teacher provides a daily session to develop partnership working with families and provide emotional support to the children and their families by offering the Parent drop in and appointment facility.

Sutton Trust:

Social and emotional learning +4 months,

Mentoring +1 month

Behaviour Interventions +4 months,

 

Parents/Carers and families will be better supported to meet the needs of their child.

 

 Positive relationships will be developed between school and home.

 

 Communication between home and school will be developed and transitions for pupils will be smoother and personalised as a result.

 

 Parents are supported to help their children attend and achieve.

 

Pupils are supported to make greater/maintain levels of progress and that they do not have any barriers to learning or attendance.

 

 Area of Spend 6: Social and emotional support Thrive Team led by the SEND Lead to support emotional development

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£19620

Thrive team work with children on a 1:1/group style interventions to build social skills and self-esteem and develop positive attitudes to learning to raise attainment and improve progress.

All classes are screened using the THRIVE tools.

Children identified through the whole school Thrive assessment receive support both within class, in groups and individually by a trained Thrive practitioner.

Thrive training for Thrive practitioners.

Children will see school as a positive environment where they can have a positive role and be successful.

 

 Increased self-esteem with lead to improved engagement with learning and lead to accelerated progress. 

Area of Spend 7: Behaviour management systems and processes.

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£500

Privilege ativities for division 1 and 2 children

Thrive Team support throughout the school day.

Platinum rewards

Winning house events

 A reduced impact of the behaviour of a very few children within the school so all children have the right to learn.

 

Parental recognition of standards of behaviour in school.

 

 Lessons judgments show behaviour management systems and processes have an impact on improving behaviour and encouraging children to make the right choices as well as providing recognition of good behaviours.

 

Area of Spend 8: Training & release time for Teachers &Teaching Assistants to improve learning strategies

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£2 310

Development of staff skills

Mathematics and English CPD

Increasing access to all curricular areas

Staff will be skilled at delivering high quality learning. As a result pupils will make good progress and attainment will become closer to National Expectation.

Area of Spend 9: Monitoring and support of children adopted from care

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

Cost covered from allocated intervention funding.

Children adopted from care are carefully monitored with early intervention to meet specific needs as necessary. The Thrive Team lead by the Send Lead provides social skills groups and individual counselling for the children as needed and she also supports the parents in her role as Parent Link.

If the children need an intervention provision, this is provided by the year group TA’s and their teacher in small groups or individually as necessary. The adopted children are tracked at each PPM and are highlighted in the provision map

Pupils will make good progress and will narrow the gap with their non PP peers.

Area of Spend 10: Purchase of Learning Resources

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£500

To provide targeted resources according to need

Activities and opportunities will be appropriately resourced.

Area of Spend 11: Multi Agency Support

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£5329.25

EP/ family support/ Behaviour support / social work/ range of therapists when necessary to meet the needs of children and families who are without SEN status.

 Sutton Trust:

Behaviour Interventions +4 months

Pupils will be better supported to reach their academic, social and emotional potential.

Parents/Carers and families will be better supported to meet the needs of their child.

 Transitions between home and school will be successful and carefully thought out.

Area of Spend 12: Monitoring &support of children in the care of the Local Authority

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

Cost covered from allocated intervention funding.

Children are carefully monitored by the class teacher with early intervention to meet specific needs as necessary. The Thrive Team led by the SEND lead provides social skills groups and individual counselling for the children as needed and also supports the carers in her role as Parent Link.

If the children need intervention this is provided by the teams Teaching Assistants/Teachers in small groups or individually as necessary. The children’s progress and attainment are tracked at each PPM and are highlighted in the class provision map.

Children in care will reach their academic, social and emotional potential and meet age related expectations in progress and attainment.

Area of Spend 13: Parent Learning Events

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£100

Parent learning events will be offered across the school on a termly basis to help parents to support their children’s learning at home.

Increased sense of value in the school community.

Levels of pupils self-esteem will increase.

Increased levels in parental engagement with the school and pupils current learning.

 

ENSURE THAT PUPIL PREMIUM CHILDREN HAVE EQUAL ACCESS TO CURRICULAR AND ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES - THE WIDER CURRICULUM

Area of Spend 14:  Subsidised Residential trips and extra- curricular activities

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£2957.25

Enabling FSM children to take up the opportunity of the schools residential trips and extra- curricular.

Financial provision in place to ensure all pupils have equal access to trips and residentials.

To broaden experiences to impact on language, imagination and writing.

Targeted children are encouraged to be part of clubs. Subsidised activities are available for targeted children. (peripatetic music lessons in school)

Children will have access to learning outside the classroom and gain greater life experiences.

 

Levels of self-esteem will increase.

 

Children will develop a sense of community.

 Area of Spend 15: SATs week breakfast  club

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£500

Children are invited to attend a breakfast club during the 4 days of SATs week.

Pupils will start school in a positive frame of mind and ready for learning.

Area of Spend 16: Breakfast

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£100

Identified children are provided with a healthy breakfast enabling them to be fit for learning.

Pupils will start school in a positive frame of mind and ready for learning.

Area of Spend 17: Lunch club

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£200

The Thrive Team provides a club for children who require emotional and social support at lunch times. Additional play resources are purchased to support this work.

Pupils will start the afternoon in a positive frame of mind and ready for learning.

Pupils will experience a positive lunchtime.

Pupils will increase social skills with modelled and structured social interactions.

 

Area of Spend 18: School Uniform

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£2882.00

Pupil Premium children are entitled to claim for school uniform termly. They are offered to apply for this at the start of the academic year and then request a’ top up’, if required every term.

Levels of self-esteem will increase.

A sense of value in the school and pride in their appearance will be developed.

Area of Spend 19: Cooking on a Budget Cookery Course

Cost

Action

Success Criteria/Impact

£100

Identified families will be invited to attend a free 6 week cookery course, based on how to cook on a budget. This will be run by Executive Chef Rob Stevens

Parents will attend a 6 week cookery course and learn a range of techniques and recipes to feed families healthy food and on a budget.