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Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium 2016-2017

At Eglinton Primary School, we are committed to securing the best outcomes for all our children. As a school we will challenge individual children to achieve the highest levels of achievement regardless of prior attainment or personal circumstances. Pupil Premium funding is a key resource for ensuring the realisation of these aspirations for some children. The Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) is funding provided to schools that is in addition to the funding based on factors such as pupil numbers. It is allocated according to the number of children on roll who are eligible for free school meals (FSM), an allocation for each child who has been "Looked After" (in the care of the local authority) and for children from families with parents in the Armed Forces. In 2012, funding was extended to include children who have been eligible for free school meals within the past 6 years (Ever 6).

The Pupil Premium was initially introduced in April 2011 when schools received an additional £488 for each of their children who were eligible for free school meals. In April 2012 this was increased to £623, and a further increase was issued for the financial year 2013 – 2014 which was then worth £900 per eligible child. The allocation of funding for children of service personnel was £250. In the financial year 2014-2015, the Government increased the Pupil Premium allowance to £1,320 per child receiving Free School Meals and to £1,900 for ‘Looked After’ children. The funding allocated for the children of service personnel has increased to £300 per child.

The DfE has given schools the freedom to use the Pupil Premium funding as they see fit, based upon their knowledge of children’s needs.

‘It is for schools to decide how the Pupil Premium funding is spent, since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made.’

However, schools are held to account through performance tables which include data on:

  • the attainment and progress of all children who attract the funding and in particular, the attainment of higher achievers who attract the funding
  • the progress made by these children, narrowing the gap in attainment between disadvantaged children and their peers and in particular the higher achievers.

Pupil Premium should be used to make enhanced impact on children by ensuring that 'catch up' programmes and programmes to challenge high achievers are tailored to individual needs.

We use Pupil Premium to implement:

  • direct interventions (1:1 or group work) to improve progress and attainment
  • staff development to improve targeted teaching
  • specific interventions to improve the context for learning for individuals and groups (e.g. tutoring)
  • specific resources that will impact on individuals and groups e.g. iPads

Eglinton Primary School: Pupil Premium Grant  

The Pupil Premium Grant allocation for each year is as follows:

2011-2012: £83,192

2012-2013: £140,672

2013-2014: £203,400

2014-2015: £257,800

2015-2016: £251,220

Pupil Premium Strategy 2016-17

Pupil Premium 2015-2016

Pupil Premium Expenditure Planned 2015/2016

Area of Focus

Cost

Objective

Intended Outcome

EYFS  Enrichment experiences and 1:1 tuition

£10,500

To provide children with enrichment experiences to enhance and support their learning

To accelerate the attainment and progress of targeted children at this early stage in their learning

To close the gap between the attainment and progress of PP and Non PP children and increase the number of children on track for a Good Level of Development at the end of Reception

Accelerated attainment and achievement overall, and in particular in CLL, Reading and Number, with children attaining expected or above expected outcomes.

Small group and 1:1 tuition

Year 1 Phonics support

Year 2 SATs support

 

 

£18,400

 

 

To increase children’s knowledge, skills and confidence in reading writing and/or maths.

To increase the % of children achieving age-related expectations and above in phonics, reading writing and/or maths at the end of Years 1 and 2

To target children who have the greatest gap to national data in order to raise their levels of knowledge and skill in phonics, reading, writing and maths

The in-school and national gaps between disadvantaged and non- disadvantaged children will close.

 

Attainment and progress for disadvantaged children will be in line with similar groups nationally.

Small group Tuition

Year 6 SATs support

£13,800

To increase children’s knowledge, skills and confidence in reading writing and/or maths.

To increase the % of children achieving age-related expectations and above in reading writing and/or maths

To target children who have the greatest gap to national data in order to raise their levels of knowledge and skill in reading, writing and maths  

Attainment and progress for disadvantaged children in line with similar groups nationally.

 

Progress for disadvantaged children with additional, complex needs, academically, emotionally and socially.

Nurture Provision:

Small group and 1:1 support

 

£58,850

 

 

To ensure that designated children are given the appropriate support so that barriers to learning can be constructively removed in order to close the attainment gap and thus improve academic progress.

 

 

 

Accelerated progress for targeted children in relation to their readiness for learning, their social and emotional intelligence and their ability to access the curriculum in the mainstream classroom.

Accelerated attainment and progress in reading, writing and maths.

Parents’/carers’ workshops- Supporting children’s learning at home

 

EYFS , Key Stages 1&2

 

£3,000

To provide parents with key skills and high quality resources to support their children at home.

To increase parent/carer participation in their children’s learning.

To prepare Reception children for achieving a Good level of Development at the end of Reception.

To close the gap between PP and non PP children on track for achieving at and above expected attainment and progress at all key stages.

Children will reach the expected maths standards by the end of Reception

Increased involvement of parents/carers in children’s education

Accelerated progress and attainment for targeted children across the school.

Educational Visits

£10,000

To fund visits linked to the new curriculum to ensure all children including those who are PP eligible take part, removing the potential cost barrier for these families.

Targeted children meet and exceed expectations in writing. Writing shows a broader range of knowledge about a variety of experiences, places and contexts.

 

Extended School

 

 

£33,700

 

 

To provide children with a healthy breakfast in order for them to have a good start to the day and be ready to learn.

To support families with attendance and punctuality, providing a space where children can be on time for school and prepared for a good start to the day.

To improve punctuality and attendance for targeted children

 

To provide structured socialising opportunities for children to develop and extend positive relationships with other children.

 

To offer children the opportunity to participate in a variety of after school clubs to develop their interests

 

Children meet/exceed national progress and attainment expectations.

 

Attendance and punctuality for targeted children is significantly improved and is at or above expected levels.

 

Children will develop their social and interaction skills as well as developing their talents and skills.

Music tuition & Instruments

 

 

£4,400

 

To provide children with the opportunity to learn how to play a musical instrument, enriching their experiences, supporting their talents and wider opportunities in life.

To develop the children’s ability to listen, focus, concentrate and persevere and to work collaboratively with others.

Children will develop musical competence along with skills of persistence and collaboration.

 

Accelerated academic progress and attainment outcomes.

 

Co-ordination of PP, development of robust tracking system and staff training

 

 

 

 

£29,700

To develop and promote staff understanding of giving effective feedback to children in ways that maximise learning and accelerate progress and attainment for disadvantaged children. 

 

To deepen staff knowledge and understanding of working effectively to support children’s social and emotional health and well-being, both in and out of class to maximise their access to learning in a meaningful and enjoyable way.

 

To ensure the school is co-ordinating the PP effectively throughout the school.

All staff are giving effective feedback in all lessons, resulting in accelerated progress for disadvantaged children in reading, writing and maths.

 

Children achieve expected and above expected outcomes in reading, writing and maths and the gap significantly narrows between them and their peers and nationally.

School Home Support

 

 £20,670

 

To work with children and parents/carers to reduce the social and emotional barriers to learning and achievement

 

To develop understanding amongst parents and carers that they play a crucial role in their child’s attainment and achievement and enable parents to best support their child by engaging with school

 

 

Increased parental engagement supports targeted children to accelerate progress in reading, writing and maths

Targeted children making significant gains in accessing learning and making expected termly progress.

Attendance for targeted children is in line with that of disadvantaged children and all children nationally.

Mentoring  

 

 

£18,200

 

To remove barriers to learning, to close the attainment gap, to improve academic progress.

 

To work with parents and to work with children who are at risk of not achieving the age related national expectation for attainment and progress for English and Mathematics.

 

To effectively target support to improve attendance, behaviour and/or links with parents/carers where these are barriers to children’s learning.

Children are learning and making expected termly progress.

 

Social, emotional and behavioural intervention

£30,000

 

To support children with their emotional and social needs in order to fully access learning.

 

To build an emotionally stable toolkit of resilience, understanding and skills for children to have agency over their emotional and mental health in order to meaningfully access learning and achieve nationally expected or above expected progress and attainment outcomes.

Targeted children will achieve expected and above expected end of year outcomes.

 

Incidences of disruptive behaviour will significantly decrease and levels of engagement will significantly increase.

 

 

 

Total Spent

 

£251,220

 

 

 

 


Impact of 2015-2016 Funding

KS1 & KS2

2016 IMPACT OF PP PLAN

TARGET

OUTCOME PP

OUTCOME NPP

NATIONAL PP

NATIONAL NPP

KEY STAGE 1

YEAR 1 PST

75

83

90

70

83

YEAR 2 PST

85

100

100

86

93

GD Reading

47

57

62

27

27

GD Writing

43

48

47

16

16

GD Maths

57

43

62

20

20

AE+ Reading

83

83

91

78

78

AE+ Writing

78

78

91

70

70

AE+ Maths

83

87

88

77

77

KEY STAGE 2

GD RWM

29

6

4

7

7

GD Reading

32

9

8

23

23

GD Writing

29

28

50

18

18

GD SPAG

30

41

58

27

27

GD Maths

32

22

35

20

20

AE+ RWM

85

63

69

60

60

AE+ Reading

85

66

77

71

71

AE+ Writing

85

84

77

79

79

AE+ Maths

85

88

88

75

75

Year 1 Phonics

83% of PP children achieved expected levels in Phonics Screening Test, continuing to narrow the gap between them and their peers. Outcomes were above National and a significant improvement on past performance (71%). The gaps are rapidly closing.

Year 2 Phonics Retakes

100% of PP children passed the Phonics Screening Retakes in Year 2, a significant improvement on past performance (87%)

KS1 Teacher Assessments (SATS)
A significant number of children met and/or exceeded their projected targets in all areas, especially so at GD Writing, SPAG and Maths. The outcomes for PP children were above National outcomes in all areas and the gaps between PP and NPP are rapidly closing.

KS2 SATS

Greater Depth (GD)

A significant number of children met/exceeded school targets (T)and national outcomes in SPAG 41% (T 32% N: 27%) and in Writing 28% (T: 28% N: 18%) and were above national in Maths 22% (N 20%). They performed just below National in RWM (6% N7%) due to the major changes to the Reading Test-this was a national picture. Consequently, they achieved below expectations in Reading 9% (T: 32% N23%) which is a school and national focus for 2015.16

 AE+ (At Expected and above)

All children met/exceeded their targets and National outcomes in Writing 84% (T: 85 N 79%), Maths 88% (T88% N75%) and were above National outcomes for RWM 63% (N60%) They achieved below expectations for R 66% (T: 85% N 71%) for reasons outlined above.

Apart from the Reading outcomes, there was significant improvement on past performance as the gaps between PP children and NPP continue to close.

Early Years Foundation Stage

 

EYFS : % of pupils achieving Good Level of Development  (GLD)

Communication and language

Literacy

Mathematics

Listening
and
attention

Understanding

Speaking

Reading

Writing

Numbers

Shape,
space and
measures

 

Sch

Nat

Sch

Nat

Sch

Nat

Sch

Nat

Sch

Nat

Sch

Nat

Sch

Nat

PP

88

77

94

77

94

75

63

62

63

56

69

64

81

69

NPP

98

87

95

87

93

86

84

79

86

74

89

80

86

83

PP children achieved above National outcomes in all areas, significantly so in Reading and Writing. The gaps have significantly closed between them and their peers in the targeted areas of Understanding, Speaking and Shape, space and measures.  Of this PP cohort, 25% also have significant special educational needs - these children made considerable progress from their starting points. The gaps are continuing to close in Year 1 with continued, targeted support.

Is my child eligible for Free School Meals?

Please contact the school office for more information and an application form