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Pupil Premium Strategy  2016-17 (Reviewed September 2017)

Pupil Premium Grant : £39439

 

IMPACT:

Attainment of Pupil Premium pupils at the end of Year Six 2016-17

Number of children 8

Expected Standard and Above

 

 

Expected Standard +

Reading

Writing

Maths

Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling

Combined R/W/M

School

100%

100%

100%

100%

100%

Essex

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

National

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

2017 Results

Above higher threshold 110+

Reading

Writing

Maths

Grammar, Punctuation & Spelling

Combined R/W/M

School

38%

50%

75%

88%

13%

Essex

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

National

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

2017 Results

Barriers to Future Attainment

• Lack of foundational skills and knowledge

• Lack of confidence in beginning a task

• Inability to lead own learning

• Low self -esteem

• Lack of opportunities to widen cultural experiences

• Home/school relationships

 

 

Provision: Pupil Premium Passports are a top priority for all teaching staff enabling rigorous tracking of the following:

• Progress in foundation learning

• Gaps in learning

• Social and emotional well-being

• Resilience

• Cultural experience and understanding

• Reading experiences

 

 

The headings below demonstrate how we are using pupil premium to improve classroom pedagogy, provide targeted support and support whole school strategies

 

Academic

• Release time for Achievement Boards which track progress of disadvantaged pupils termly, identify barriers to learning and cascade good practise.

• Weekly teacher release time to provide 1–1 or 1-2 tutoring in foundational skills

• Focus on engaging reluctant readers with high quality texts to enthuse  and engage- extended through reading groups

• One to One tuition

• In-house Speech and Language provision with qualified teacher

• Learning Support Assistants –at least 1 in each class all morning deployed to support early interventions

• Purchase of targeted  reading books to engage readers

• Staff Training /CPD

 

Relationships and Resilience

• Dedicated release time of Deputy Headteacher and Senco to talk to all pupil premium pupils reflectively about their learning. Aim is to provide high quality feedback and transfer ownership of learning to the pupils and develop independent learners.

•  Funding of a school counsellor

• Learning Mentor for 1:1 building self- esteem sessions

• Educational Psychologist Provision

• Social skills groups

• Range of free after school clubs run by class teachers and learning support assistants

• HT/DHT/staff  to ring/speak to parents to celebrate pupils achievements

 

 

Enrichment

• Enrichment of the Curriculum through themed days to improve pupil engagement with school

• Subsidies for visits/trips/swimming/paid clubs

• Pupil Premium and FSM children are given priority places in after-school clubs and fees are paid, where appropriate.

• Peripatetic music lessons are free for disadvantaged children.

• Opportunities for leadership through house system

• Pupil premium children are invited to join newspaper group run by Deputy Headteacher, allowing for more able children to explore literacy skills, ICT skills and current affairs.

• Enrichment day activities are planned termly for key areas of Literacy, Maths, Science, ICT – run by subject leaders these days are run for identified groups of children from years 4 and 5 to explore and enrich curriculum links and to encourage aspirations and self-esteem. Able pupil premium children are considered first for all of these activities.

 

Measuring impact

• Attainment and progress-measured termly

• Attendance-monitored half termly

• Engagement with learning-review of ‘pupil premium passports’ with teaching staff

• Engagement with extra-curricular activities-attendance data

• Improved resilience through growth mind-set-half termly pupil conferences with named mentors

 

 

Reviewed -01/09/2017

 

 

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