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Pupil Premium

In the academic years 2015/16 and 2016/17 the Pupil Premium Grant is available as follows:

Disadvantaged pupil

Pupil Premium per pupil

Pupils in Reception to Year six entitled to free school meals in the previous six years (Ever 6 FSM).

£1,320

Looked After Children (LAC).

£1,900

Children adopted from care under the Adoption and Children Act 2002 and children who have left care under a Special Guardianship or Residence Order.

£1,900

Pupils recorded as Ever 4 Service Child or in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence (Service Children).

£30

 

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 each year when deciding how best to spend the money. The impact of the spending is reviewed each academic year.

 

In the academic year 2015-16, there are currently 12 Pupil Premium children on roll. 58% of these children have special educational needs. In the financial year April 2015-March 2016, the school received £12500 in Pupil Premium funding. This was spent in the following ways:

Area

Description

Cost

Impact

Social and Emotional Learning

Year 2 of training and resources for PATHS, our Social and Emotional programme.

£220

SMSC is strong in the school. Key children have continued to sustain improvements in behaviour through developing ability to resolve conflict and solve problems independently.

1:1 Tuition

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

£2000

There are no significant gaps in the progress of pupil premium children (of which a majority are also SEND) against non.

Behaviour Interventions

A Forest School Practitioner is employed at lunchtimes to implement ‘Discovery Box’, which encourages creative and collaborative play. In addition to this, a horticulture club runs every Wednesday lunchtime.

£2858

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

Outdoor Adventure Learning

Pupil Premium children are financially supported to take part in outdoor adventure trips such as Holt Hall and also an after-school sailing club.

£930

No children are disadvantaged financially from living school life to the full.

 

Small Group Tuition

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

£3787

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.

£2705

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

 

 

£12500

 

 

 

There were 8 children eligible for the Pupil Premium in the academic year 2014-15.

 

In the academic year 2014/15 the Pupil Premium Grant was

 

Disadvantaged pupil

Pupil Premium per pupil

Pupils in Reception to Year six entitled to free school meals in the previous six years (Ever 6 FSM).

£1,300

Looked After Children (LAC).

£1,900

Children adopted from care under the Adoption and Children Act 2002 and children who have left care under a Special Guardianship or Residence Order.

£1,900

Pupils recorded as Ever 4 Service Child or in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence (Service Children).

£300

 

In the financial year 2014-15, we had a total Pupil Premium budget of £21,286 which was spent in the following ways:

Area

Description

Cost

Impact

Social and Emotional Learning

A social and emotional development scheme (PATHS) was purchased with the aim of enabling children to develop their own strategies for coping with problems, understanding their feelings and resolving conflict independently. It also addresses issues with low self-esteem and promotes mental health and well-being.

£2851

0 fixed term exclusions in the academic year 2014-15.

Fewer behaviour incidents at lunchtimes and break times.

Children more able to resolve conflicts between themselves.

1:1 Tuition

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

£3544

Children targeted have made better progress. Key children met national expectations in end of Key Stage tests in 2015.

Behaviour Interventions

A Forest School Practitioner is employed at lunchtimes to implement ‘Discovery Box’, which encourages creative and collaborative play. In addition to this, a horticulture club runs every Wednesday lunchtime.

£2858

0 fixed term exclusions in the academic year 2014-15.

Fewer behaviour incidents at lunchtimes and break times.

Children’s play is more imaginative and speaking and listening skills of Pupil Premium children have improved.

Outdoor Adventure Learning

Pupil Premium children are financially supported to take part in outdoor adventure trips such as Holt Hall and also an after-school sailing club.

£930

The curriculum is fully inclusive; all children have equal access to learning opportunities including clubs and residential trips.

Small Group Tuition

A Higher Level Teaching Assistant is employed to run a variety of different intervention groups, including a nurture group.

£4580

Intervention groups are monitored each half term by the Headteacher and SENDCO. Pupil premium children targeted for interventions made good progress with targeted areas and reading and spellings ages increased as a result.

Arts Participation

As our Pupil Premium children are musically enthusiastic, instrumental lessons are taught to children in Years 2-6.

£2400

Music tuition and arts participation impacted on self-confidence, self-esteem, social skills, listening skills and motivation.

Digital Technology

iPads Airs and iPad minis were purchased to support visual representations of children’s learning and also to motivate reluctant learners.

£3160

iPads are used successfully to integrate ICT into the curriculum but also to motivate reluctant learners with specific difficulties, e.g. using the Nessy programme for dyslexia.

Small Group Tuition

Resources for boosting children’s attainment in writing and mathematics were purchased (Rapid Maths, Rapid Writing).

£962

In Mathematics, 7 out of the 8 Pupil Premium children made at least ‘expected’ progress. In reading, 7 out of the 8 Pupil Premium children made at least ‘expected’ progress. In writing 6 out of 8 children made at least ‘expected’ progress.

 

 

Total Spend

£21,285

 

 

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