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Pupil Premium Shirley Junior School Academic Year 2016-2017

 

What is Pupil Premium?

The Pupil Premium is additional funding given to schools so that they can support their disadvantaged pupils and close the attainment gap between themselves and their peers. The funding is allocated to schools for children from Reception to Year 11. The Government gives schools pupil premium funding for:
•  every child currently registered as eligible for free school meals
•  all children eligible for free school meals at any point in the past 6 years
•  children who have been looked after by the local authority
•  children whose parents serve in the armed forces
The Pupil Premium funding for 2016-17 presented schools with £1320 per disadvantaged child of primary school age.
Our objective is to ensure pupils in vulnerable groups have accelerated rates of progress and achieve atleast in line with other pupils with the same start point. The PPG contributes towards achieving this objective.

Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) received April 2016 - March 2017

Total number of pupils on roll

372

Total number of pupils eligible for PPG

78

Amount of PPG received per pupil

£1,320

Total amount PPG received – April 2015

£119,380 Apr 15 - Mar 16 / £98,340 Apr 16 - Mar 17

Total amount of funding received for looked after children

£3,300 Apr 16 - Mar 17

Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)

N/A

 

When making decisions about using pupil premium funding it is important to consider the context of the school and any challenges ahead. Our key objective in using the Pupil Premium Grant is to diminish the difference between pupil premium children and their peers. Through targeted interventions we are working to eliminate barriers to learning and progress.
As a school, we collect data for all of our pupils termly. From here our Pupil Premium Lead then analyses the data of our Pupil Premium children. We then compare their progress and attainment to our non Pupil Premium children. We also use Raise Online and Local education authority data summary to compare our results against national and local expectations. This helps us to develop strategies and interventions to promote improvement. We use a range of monitoring to help us evaluate the strategies which we put in place. These are data, pupil progress meetings, pupils’ work, planning, and observations. From this process interventions are adapted or changed if they are not working. We regularly discuss our strategies, interventions and progress with the Senior Leadership Team and Governors. A member of the governing body is responsible for liaison with the school’s pupil premium lead.

 

The objectives and intended outcomes for 2016 - 17:

 

Intervention/Item

Objective

Intended Outcome

PP support teaching assistants

Small group workshops to support and extend children’s learning in and out of class.

Increased confidence and attainment. Sustained progress made.

EAL Support

Supporting with language development for accelerated progress.

Children who are new to the country are settled into school, making accelerated progress and using/ accessing the English language

Speech & Language

Support language development

Increase attainment

ELSA support

Promote pupil attitudes in order to engage with learning.

Improved engagement and behaviour for learning shown in class resulting in progress made.

PP lead

Monitoring and evaluating impact of interventions and pupil premium provision. Analysing data.

Interventions have an impact on learning. Data is analysed in order to identify gaps and areas to develop. Clear action planning drives provision forward.

Uniform

Provide children with school uniform as set out in our school prospectus.

Uniform provided.

School trips

Engaging children and increasing the real life experiences which support their learning.

Increased attainment.

Curriculum

Ensure a range of resources support children’s learning through visual, practical and stimulating resources. PP support teachers are equipped for out of class interventions

Increased outcomes, attainment and progress.

P4C

Train all teachers level 1 accreditation

Develop confidence, patience and self esteem

Clubs

Pupils to engage a range of extra-curricular activities

Increase life experiences, increase physical and musical opportunities

Family Support worker

Support families at home

Increase home school links

Resources to support specialized teaching

Extending our range of resources and teaching techniques.

Intervention work has greater precision and progress in closing the gaps is rapid and maintained.

  

Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) received April 2015 - March 2016

 

 

Total number of pupils on roll

411

Total number of pupils eligible for PPG

84

Amount of PPG received per pupil

£1,320

Total amount PPG received – April 2015

£119,380

Total amount of funding received for looked after children

£2,909

Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)

N/A

 

 

Nature of Support 2015/2016

Additional support and challenge is provided for all pupil premium pupils to improve progress in their learning for English, Maths and other subjects. First quality teaching, small group interventions, 1:1 interventions and pastoral care are provided in order to raise the attainment of these pupils.
Experiences and creativity are provided throughout the curriculum to ensure that pupils are engaged and inspired in their learning in order to achieve the highest possible standard.
Training is given to staff to ensure they are up to date with the latest knowledge and new initiatives to effectively support pupil premium children. Coaching is provided as part of their professional development and therefore raises the quality of the provision they provide.
We anticipate that the 2015-2016 funding will be spent on the following to increase pupil confidence, behaviour for learning, attainment and support them to make sustained progress.
       Staffing including pupil premium senior lead, support teaching assistants, EAL support, ELSA
 
       Family support worker for 1.5 days a week to support disadvantaged families with a focus on improving school  attendance, building strong links between school and home and supporting families who work with other agencies
 
       Occupational therapy assessments for pupils identified with needs in fine and gross motor skills
 
       Uniform
 
       After school clubs funding for pupils (1 per term)
 
       School trips
 
       Curriculum
 
       Resources to support specialized teaching

 

 Outcomes 2015-16

Combined ARE+ at end of 2015/16

Year 3

Year 4

Year 5

Year 6

All

73%

72%

66%

66%

Disadvantaged

50%

86%

68%

33%

Non-disadv

77%

70%

68%

75%

 

Pupil Premium attendance for academic year 2015-16 =   95.48%

Whole school attendance for academic year 2015-16 = 97.3%

 

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"Teaching is consistently good, with strengths in the quality of teacher assessment. Lessons are well planned so that they meet the needs of all pupils."