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What is Pupil Premium?

The Pupil Premium Grant is an addition to the schools budget designed to ensure that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the pupils who need it most.

Who is eligible for free school meals?

You can apply for free school meals if you receive any of the following benefits:

Income Support
Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
The Guarantee element of the State Pension Credit
Child Tax Credit, (provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income of £16,190 or less)
Working Tax Credit ‘run-on’ (the payment someone may receive for a further four weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)

You can check out your eligibility by visiting: www.gov.uk

The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011 and is allocated to schools to work with pupils who have been registered for free school meals at any point in the last six years (known as ‘Ever 6 FSM’).

Schools also receive funding for children who have been looked after continuously for more than six months, and children of service personnel.

The following summary outlines Pupil Premium spending and impact in the past, as well as the allocation and objectives for 2015/16

Pupil Premium 2015/16

In the 2015 to 2016 financial year, all schools will receive the following funding for each child registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years:

£1,300 for primary-aged pupils

Schools will also receive £1,900 for each looked-after pupil who:

has been looked after for 1 day or more

was adopted from care on or after 30 December 2005, or left care under:

a special guardianship order or a residence order

Funding received for: 11   

Allocation: £14,300

Pupil Premium Grant objectives:

To ensure pupils eligible for Pupil Premium make expected progress or better

To enhance self-esteem and pupil voice in order to impact on progress

To enhance participation and involvement in extracurricular activities

To enable pupils to participate in specialist subjects that we offer

 

The fund will be used as follows:

Specialist SENCo involvement (1/2 day per week)

Individual and group intervention programmes in English, Maths and self-esteem in line with provision maps

Provision of Protective Behaviours work

Classroom and SEN support to ensure maximum progress for Free School Meals children

External agencies fees relevant to specific needs

Resources to support specific programmes

1-1 tuition for identified pupils in Maths and/or English

Music tuition fees for pupils

Books

School uniform

Subsidised trips and visitors

Pupil Premium Financial year 2014/15

The fund was used as follows:

Individual and group intervention programmes in English and Maths in line with IEP targets

Classroom and SEN support to ensure maximum progress for FSM children

SENCo time

Music tuition fees for pupils identified as gifted and talented

School uniform

Subsidised trips and visitors

End of Key Stage and Phonics Screening outcomes for 2014 – 2015 academic year

Phonics Screening Check

The National expectation was for 66% of PP children to achieve the expected level

In Year 1, 0 pupils were eligible for Pupil Premium Funding and 100% of our children achieved the expected phonics test level.

KS1 SATs. National attainment – Level 2b

In KS1; 4 pupils was eligible for Pupil Premium funding.

100% achieved Level 2b+ in Reading, [actual attainment was Level 2a]

75 % [3/4 of children] achieved Level 2b+ in Writing and Maths.

KS2 SATs. National attainment – Level 4+.  National Progress measure – 2 levels of progress

In KS2; 4 pupils were eligible for Pupil premium.  Of these children, one had just joined school very recently before the SATs tests with very high mobility.

Reading Attainment

100% (4/4) achieved L4+.

Reading Progress

100% (4/4) achieved at least 2 Levels progress.

Writing

75% (3/4) achieved L4+, 2 achieving a Level 5

Writing Progress

75% (3/4) achieved 2 levels progress or more.

SPAG

50% (1/2) achieved L4+, This child achieved a Level 5

Maths

75% (3/4) achieved L4+

75% (3/4) achieved 2 levels progress or more.

Pupil Premium Financial year 2013/14

The fund was used as follows:

Individual and group intervention programmes in English and Maths in line with IEP targets

Classroom and SEN support to ensure maximum progress for FSM children

SENCo time

Music tuition fees for pupils identified as gifted and talented

School uniform

Subsidised trips and visitors

 

End of Key Stage and Phonics Screening outcomes for 2013 – 2014 academic year

Phonics Screening Check.  National expectation – 63% achieved expected level

In Year 1; 2 pupils were eligible for Pupil Premium Funding.

100% achieved the expected phonics test level

KS1 SATs. National attainment – Level 2b

In KS1; 1 pupil was eligible for Pupil Premium funding.

100% achieved Level 2b+ in Reading, Writing and Maths.  Actual attainment was Level 2a

KS2 SATs. National attainment – Level 4+.  National Progress measure – 2 levels of progress

In KS2; 2 pupils were eligible for Pupil premium.  Of these two children, one had just joined school two weeks before the SAT test with very high mobility.

Reading Attainment

50% (1/2) achieved L4+, achieving a Level 5

Reading Progress

50% (1/2) achieved at least 2 Levels progress.  This child made 3 levels progress.

Writing

50% (1/2) achieved L4+, achieving a Level 5

Writing Progress

50% (1/2) achieved at least 2 Levels progress.  This child made 3 levels progress.

SPAG

50% (1/2) achieved L4+, This child achieved a Level 5

Maths

50% (1/2) achieved L4+

50% (1/2) achieved 2 levels progress

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