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Pupil Premium

Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.

 

Aim

The pupil premium is an allocation of additional funding provided to schools to support specific groups of children who are vulnerable to possible underachievement. These include pupils who are entitled to free school meals, those Looked After by the Local Authority and children of armed service personnel. The intended effect of this funding is to accelerate progress, raise attainment and support the pupils in the participation of activities in the wider curriculum.

As a school we decide how the allocated pupil premium funding should be spent. We assess each child and decide what additional provision should be made for these pupils. We are then required to report on the amount of funding received, how this is being allocated and the impact of any additional support or provision.

 

For more information on the Pupil Premium, please visit the Department for Education link above.

 

As a school we ensure that:

  • Teaching and learning opportunities meet the needs of all of the children.
  • Appropriate provision is made for pupils who belong to vulnerable groups, this includes ensuring that the needs of socially disadvantaged pupils are adequately assessed and addressed.
  • In making provision for socially disadvantaged pupils, we recognise that not all pupils who receive free school meals will be socially disadvantaged. We also recognise that not all pupils who are socially disadvantaged are registered or qualify for free school meals.
  • Pupil premium funding will be allocated following a needs analysis which will identify priority classes, groups or individuals.
  • We monitor and evaluate our Pupil Premium spending, avoid spending it on activities that have little impact on achievement, and spend it in ways known to be most effective.

 

2016/17 Pupil Premium Strategy

 

Academic Year 2016-17

 

Intended use of the Pupil Premium for 2016-17

 

For 2016-17 our school will receive £9240

 

Barriers to learning

There are no specific barriers to learning for the Pupil Premium Pupils in our school. In recent years many of the pupils have started school with attainment below that expected of their actual age. Pupils with Special Educational Needs are supported with a support and achievement plan.

 

Planned Use

 

  • To provide LSA support in every class to enable:

Support for individuals/small groups of pupils in lessons.

Reduce group sizes in the teaching of phonics and other small group activities

 

  • ELSA training and support

To provide emotional support to identified pupils

 

  • Financial Assistance

To subsidise residential and day visits for pupils for whom the school receives the Pupil Premium Grant

 

Measuring impact

 

Impact will be measured by:

  • % of pupils achieving expected standards at the end of Key Stage One and Two
  • % of children achieving expected standards in other year groups
  • % of children making expected progress in Reading, Writing and Maths throughout the school
  • % of pupils participating in residential and educational day visits

 

Last annual review: January 2017

Spending and impact is reviewed annually by the finance committee, attainment and progress is reviewed termly through pupil progress meetings

Next annual review: October 2017

 

Academic Year 2015-16

 

Pupil Premium Allocation of £5477

 

2015/16 Pupil Premium was spent on:

  • LSA support in every class
  • ELSA support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Family Support

 

Outcomes for pupils receiving the Pupil Premium Grant:

 

KS1

100% of Pupil Premium children(1 child) at KS1 performed better than the national averages for children in Y2 in reading, writing and maths.

 

KS2

100% of Pupil Premium children (2 children) performed better than the local authority averages for non- Pupil Premium children in reading and writing. In maths 50% of our Pupil Premium children met the expected standard.

 

 

Englefield Pupil Premium

Englefield Non-Pupil Premium

National – all pupils

Reading

100%

100%

66%

Writing

100%

100%

74%

Maths

50%

56%

70%

 

Internal Tracking of Progress

Y1-Y6

Across these year groups, 100% of pupil premium children are working at Age Related Expectations or above in Reading. 75% are working at Age Related Expectations or above in Writing and 50% in Maths.

 

In terms of progress 73% of pupil premium children are making expected Key Stage progress across reading, writing and maths which is the same as for non-pupil premium children.

 

Please note all data is based on relatively small numbers of children.

 

 

2014/15

 

Pupil Premium Allocation of £7100 for the financial year 2014/15

 

This consists of:

 

  • £5200 based on children entitled to Free School Meals 
  • £1900 based on allocation for children adopted from care

 

2014/15 Pupil Premium was spent on:

  • LSA support in every class
  • ELSA support
  • Financial Assistance
  • Family Support

 

Results

 

KS1

100% of Pupil Premium children at KS1 performed better than the local authority averages for Pupil Premium in terms of the end of year average point score. In writing and maths 100% of Pupil Premium children performed better that the local authority average for non-pupil premium children. There is a slight gap between Pupil Premium and non Pupil Premium children at the school in reading and maths but this gap is less than the local authority gap.

 

KS2

100% of Pupil Premium children performed  better than the local authority averages for non- Pupil Premium children in all areas except Maths. In maths 100% of our Pupil Premium children performed better than the average for Pupil Premium children across the local authority. There is a slight gap between the performance of Pupil Premium children and non Pupil Premium children in maths but this gap is less than the local authority average.

 

Y1-Y6

Across these year groups, 83% of pupil premium children are working at Age Related Expectations or above in Reading. 67% are working at Age Related Expectations or above in Writing and 83% in Maths. The difference between pupil premium achievement and non-pupil premium achievement in Reading is (-2%), Writing (-8%) and Maths (+3%).

 

In terms of progress 80% of pupil premium children are making expected Key Stage progress or better as opposed to 86% for non-pupil premium children.

 

Please note all data is based on relatively small numbers of children.   

 

2013/14

 

Pupil Premium Allocation of £3812 for the financial year 2013/14

 

This consists of:

 

  • £3812 based on children entitled to Free School Meals 

 

2013/14 Pupil Premium was spent on:

  • LSA support in every class
  • ELSA training for LSA
  • ELSA support
  • Year 1 focused phonics support
  • Financial Assistance

 

Results

 

KS1

100% of FSM children at KS1 did as well as or better than non-FSM children nationally overall. There is a slight gap between FSM and the non-FSM children at school in writing, but the gap is less then national.

 

KS2

There were no FSM children in Year 6.

 

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