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Pupil Premium Spending 2018-19

At Worstead Church of England Primary School we use our Pupil Premium funding in a range of ways, based on the needs of the children on roll who are currently eligible for funding. Evidence-based research from the Education Endowment Fund is also considered when deciding how best to spend the money.

 

Pupil Premium Grant allocations from the Government for the financial year 2018-19 are as follows:

 

Disadvantaged pupils

Pupil premium per pupil

Pupils in year groups reception to year 6 recorded as Ever 6 free school meals

£1,320

Pupils in years 7 to 11 recorded as Ever 6 FSM

£935

Looked-after children (LAC) defined in the Children Act 1989 as one who is in the care of, or provided with accommodation by, an English local authority

£2,300

Children who have ceased to be looked after by a local authority in England and Wales because of adoption, a special guardianship order, a child arrangements order or a residence order

£2,300

Service children

Pupil premium per pupil

Pupils in year groups reception to year 11 recorded as Ever 6 service child or in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence

£300

 

In the financial year 2018-19, we have a total Pupil Premium budget of £16,820  which does not include additional funding for Looked After Children, which is allocated through their Personal Education Plans. This funding will be used in the following ways:

 

Area

Description

Cost

Impact

Social and Emotional Learning

Thrive Training for a member of staff. Thrive Licensed Practitioners are trained to make explicit use of their relationship with the children to grow essential neural pathways and to reshape their stress management systems. They know what to do to encourage the stimulation of particular chemicals in the brain. The assessments identify where the gaps in learning are; the Action Plans tell you exactly what to do to address those gaps and how to do it.

£303

 

Reading

Beanstalk- trained reading volunteers work twice a week on a 1:1 basis with 6 selected pupils to encourage a love of reading.

£1284

 

1:1 Tuition

Additional SENCO time is used directly on supporting specific children and staff development to implement this support.

£3825

 

Outdoor Education/ Social and Emotional Learning

A Forest School Practitioner is employed to work one day a week to deliver Forest School sessions to children across the school.

 

A Nurture group is delivered specifically for Pupil Premium children after school.

 

£7000

 

Small Group Tuition

An experienced teacher is employed in the summer term 2018 to deliver specific interventions aimed at raising attainment in reading, writing and mathematics.

£2000

 

Arts Participation

As our Pupil Premium children are musically enthusiastic, instrumental lessons are taught to children in Years 2-6. Individual lessons are offered for PP children wishing to take up additional instruments.

£1600

 

Health and wellbeing

Free fruit is provided for KS2 children (KS1 and EYFS have free fruit as part of the government funded initiative).

£810

 

 

Review of Pupil Premium Spending 2017-18

 

In the financial year 2017-18, we had a total Pupil Premium budget of £24147 which included £7727additional funding for Looked After Pupils. This funding was spent in the following ways:

 

Area

Description

Cost

Impact

Social and Emotional Learning

Thrive Training for a member of staff. Thrive Licensed Practitioners are trained to make explicit use of their relationship with the children to grow essential neural pathways and to reshape their stress management systems.

£300

Key children have shown marked improvements in behaviour through developing their emotional regulation, ability to resolve conflict and solve problems independently.

Reading

Beanstalk- trained reading volunteers work twice a week on a 1:1 basis with 6 selected pupils to encourage a love of reading.

£1284

Children receiving Beanstalk intervention have all made accelerated progress in their reading ages from their starting points.

1:1 Tuition

Additional SENCO time is used directly on supporting specific children and staff development to implement this support.

£3825

SEN Pupil Premium children are making good progress against their starting points.

Behaviour Interventions

A horticulture club runs every Wednesday lunchtime.

£630

Lunchtimes and breaktime incidents are rare. MSAs support key children at lunchtimes to continue to improve their social interaction and communication skills, including LAC.

 

Nurture

Pupil Premium children have been financially supported to attend Breakfast Club.

£1440

Key children have attended Breakfast Club, which has been successful in settling them into a routine and enabling a calm and orderly start to the day.

Outdoor Education/ Social and Emotional Learning

A Forest School Practitioner is employed to work one day a week to deliver Forest School sessions to children across the school. A Nurture group is delivered after school.

 

 

£6573

Key children are able to regulate their emotions and deal with conflicts in a non-aggressive way. They are able to take and manage risks in a familiar environment. Children have developed in confidence and feel successful in the Forest School environment. Self-esteem and confidence have grown as a result.

Small Group Tuition

An experienced teacher is employed to deliver specific interventions aimed at raising attainment in reading, writing and mathematics.

£2857

Attainment of non-SEN PP children is in line with non-PP; progress of all PP is in line with non PP.

Arts Participation

As our Pupil Premium children are musically enthusiastic, instrumental lessons are taught to children in Years 2-6. Individual lessons have also been funded for children wishing to take up additional instruments.

£3974

Children show commitment, resilience and discipline in the study of their musical instruments. Engagement, enthusiasm and confidence have increased as a result.

1:1 Tuition

1:1 Tuition was provided for two terms for Looked After Children, in order to ensure that targets in their Personal Education Plans were met.

£3264

All LAC have made accelerated progress in the targeted areas identified on their PEPs.

Total Spend

£24147

 

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