Pupil Premium Report 2017 - 2018


Pupil Premium Report 2017-18

The Pupil Premium is ring-fenced funding from the Government which is allocated to schools to enable them to appropriately provide additional support for the children of low income families who are currently eligible and take up the free school meal service. If financial circumstances change and a child is no longer eligible for free school meals, Pupil Premium funding currently continues for a further 6 years. This funding is also allocated to schools to support children who have been looked after continuously for more than six months. It is important, therefore, that families who are eligible complete and submit the appropriate documentation in order that the funding is received each year.

At Hanslope School the Pupil Premium is used primarily for the purpose of raising attainment. Attainment and achievement are closely tracked throughout the school. The performance of individual pupils and groups are very closely monitored to ensure that no one person or group is underachieving.

The School Development Plan clearly identifies the priorities which are being focused on to take the school forward. It highlights priorities and shows how they are to be achieved. Raising standards is a constant focus and has its own action plan. It is within this planning structure that Pupil Premium expenditure will be targeted. Students who meet the criteria will be supported through our additional resources to achieve maximum impact on their attainment and achievement. Funding may also be used to improve wellbeing through access to extra-curricular activities and such decisions will be made on an individual basis.

The pupil premium gives us additional flexibility in targeting needs for both individuals and groups and extends the scope of our support systems. The ability to respond to short and medium term needs will be key in raising achievement in all year groups.

Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) received  £25680   

 

Expenditure

Pupil Premium Supply Teacher

15847

Catering Costs

140

Learning Resources

224

School Trips Subsidy

1500

After School Clubs

3315

Teaching Assistant Interventions

4504

Training Costs

150

 

 

   
 

 

Nature of support/provision

The curriculum objectives varied, dependent on the needs of the individual children.

These included:Enhancing skills in reading, specifically comprehension and inference.

  • Developing sentence structure in writing
  • Securing formal written methods in calculation work.
  • Preparing pupils for SATs and transition to new academic years and secondary school.
  • Supporting pupil’s mental health and wellbeing.
  • Provision of extracurricular activities.

Measuring and evaluating impact of PPG spending

Year 1 Phonics: 0 children were eligible for funding in this academic year

End of key stage 1 results show that there were 4 pupils eligible for funding: in Reading 1 child achieved greater depth, 1 child achieved the expected level and 2 children were below the end of year expected level; in Writing 2 children achieved the expected level and 2 children were below the expected level; and in Maths 1 child achieved the expected level and 3 were below the end of year expected level

End of Key Stage 2 results show that of the 3 children eligible for the funding – all pupils achieved a standardised score above 100 for Reading, Maths, Spelling, Punctuation and Grammar (SPAG) and the expected level for Writing; 2 children a higher standard (score of 100 or more) for reading, 1 child a higher standard for SPAG.

Average progress for disadvantaged pupils in Reading, Writing and Maths

Reading: 5.63 (confidence interval -1.2 to 12.4)

Writing: 0.59 (confidence interval -6.9 to 7.1)

Maths: 0.77 (confidence interval -5.3 to 6.9)

Planned Programme of support for academic/ financial year 2018 - 19

The school’s principal aim is to continue to further narrow any gap between attainment of pupils eligible for this funding and their peers within the school and nationally. We shall also continue to use a small amount of the funding to ensure that they have equal opportunities in extra-curricular activities, but will use the vast majority of the funding to finance teaching in small groups and one to one, as we have found this is the best way to support our pupils.