Hoyland Springwood

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Pupil Premium

What is the pupil premium?

In 2011-12 the Government launched its Pupil Premium funding. This money is sent to schools based on the numbers of pupils in the school who have been eligible for Free School Meals at any time within the last 6 years. In addition, the school receives a sum of money for children whose parents work in the forces or children who are Children in Care or adopted from local authority care.  This money is allocated to initiatives to ensure these pupils reach their full potential, both academically and socially.

 

 

Hoyland Springwood’s Pupil Premium Strategy 2017-18

 

Total number of pupils on roll (January 2017 Census) 141
Total number of pupils eligible for Pupil Premium (January 2017 Census) 79
Anticipated total amount of Pupil Premium 2017 – 2018 £101,520

The money is sent to schools based on the numbers of pupils in the school who are eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) or who have been eligible at any time in the last six years (Ever6) as well as pupils who are in local authority care and children whose parents are in the armed forces or have been at any point in the last six years. As schools are best placed to assess the needs of individual pupils, the Pupil Premium is allocated to them to decide how it should be utilised.  The money is allocated to initiatives to ensure these pupils reach their full potential, both academically and socially.

Not all children eligible for Pupil Premium are low attaining or making poor progress as quality teaching alone can ensure that children make good progress. The school’s Pupil Premium Leader is Mrs Tara Fear.  Mrs Fear works in conjunction with Mrs Clark, Headteacher, to lead on the delivery of the Pupil Premium Strategy.

 

Barriers Identified as Impacting on the Achievement of Children Eligible for the Pupil Premium:

The areas below are some of the main barriers faced by our children eligible for the Pupil Premium.  The barriers for individuals, the severity of the issues and the way in which they impact is unique to each child.  As a school, we pride ourselves on knowing our pupils and working with children, parents, wider families and other professionals to minimise both the issue itself and the impact on the child and his/her achievement.  The types of barriers experienced by our children are a result of a range of factors including low levels of education in families, poor adult mental health, issues with substance misuse, domestic violence, financial issues which are often compounded by a limited understanding of budgeting/financial management, short-term family crisis and bereavement.  The barriers that these issues produce include:

 

·        limited cultural nurturing

·        limited opportunities outside of school and lack of support for positive activities

·        unsettled home life or parents needing support with routines, behaviour management etc.

·        behavioural issues

·        health problems

·        social difficulties

·        speech & language needs

·        poor diet and nutrition

·        lack of support with homework

·        poor attendance

·        poor punctuality

·        low expectation and aspiration

·        communication difficulties

·        low self-esteem

·        lack of confidence

 

Objectives of spending Pupil Premium Grant:

To support children to have increasingly good school timekeeping & attendance and for this to move closer to national and to the LA target of 97%.

To support children’s social and emotional development, in order to reduce the proportion of behaviour incidents involving PP children.

To provide firm foundations for all children starting full-time school.

To accelerate the progress of children who are working below age-related expectations to ensure that a greater proportion of pupils attain in line with their peers (all pupils nationally)

To ensure that all pupils, including Higher Attaining Pupil Premium pupils, make strong progress from their starting points.

To remove social, financial and educational barriers, as far as we are able, for pupils to ensure that all pupils have the best chance of achieving as highly as possible.

 

Anticipated Spending of the Pupil Premium Grant 2017-18

Action Anticipated Cost Objective Specific Group
TLR payment for Pupil Premium Leader (new role) £5568 To provide strong strategic leadership for Pupil Premium within school in order to maximise the impact of provision for children eligible for the Pupil Premium.

 

All PP children
Embedding the Thrive Approach within school £5000 To support the development of children’s emotional development to reduce the proportion of behavioural incidents involving PP children. All pupils but with particular emphasis on PP children.
Developing further positive approaches to mental health & wellbeing in school e.g. mindfulness

 

£2400 To support the emotional wellbeing and mental health of all pupils. All pupils but with particular emphasis on PP children.
Training for teachers & TAs on Wave 1 approaches, including developing AfL. £3000 To improve quality first teaching to ensure that all pupils receive the highest quality. All pupils but with particular emphasis on PP children.
Training for teachers & TAs on recognised Wave 3 intervention programmes.

 

£3000 To ensure that where pupils are working below ARE, there is timely intervention through high quality proven intervention programmes. Targeted pupils, mainly PP
Additional 1:1 support for targeted PP children to support them in meeting age-related expectation or GDS. £3000 To enable pupils eligible for the Pupil Premium to make accelerated progress in order to enable them to achieve their targets. Specific pupils eligible for the PP
Deployment of an additional teaching assistant in UKS2 class. £13,711 To support PP pupils in UKS2 who have moved to the school during KS2 to ‘catch up’ and attain national standard at the end of Year 6.

 

Specific pupils eligible for the PP

 

 

Deployment of an additional teaching assistant in FS2 class. £13,711 To accelerate the progress of children who enter school with limited educational early years experience and are working below age-related expectations.

 

All pupils but with particular emphasis on PP children.
Employment of Parent Support Adviser £25,549 To ensure that families have access to timely, high-quality support to address barriers to access and learning and to promote strong attendance in school.

 

To ensure that teaching staff are able to focus on delivering strong first wave teaching and learning opportunities for pupils.

 

All pupils but with particular emphasis on PP children.
Art Psychotherapy Support (proportion of cost for working with disadvantaged pupils) £6000 To provide strong and sustained support for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds to address emotional barriers to learning and wellbeing. Targeted Pupils
Additional counselling/therapeutic interventions £1000 To provide strong and sustained support for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds to address emotional barriers to learning and wellbeing.

 

Targeted Pupils
Magic Breakfast Club £4500 To ensure that all pupils have access to a free nutritious breakfast on a daily basis.

 

All pupils
Additional EWO support

 

£1500 To provide support to families in achieving strong attendance through partnership working with families, PSA and EWO.

 

Targeted families
Rewards & incentives relating to attendance £500 To encourage and reward children and parents for positive attendance and to support a reduction in absence days for minor reasons.

 

All pupils
After School Club Provision £4000 To provide a range of positive activities for children to engage with to widen their experiences and provide a safe place for them to be after school, free of charge.

 

All pupils
Subsidising of residential visits for PP children £540 To enable all pupils, irrespective of family circumstances, to take part in a residential visit experience.

 

Y6 PP pupils
Subsidising of sporting/creative opportunities for talented PP children.

 

£500 To provide opportunities for talented children from disadvantaged backgrounds to develop their talents and excel in these areas. Targeted pupils
Total £93,479

 

 

 

 

PUPIL PREMIUM Report 2016-17

 

Total number of pupils on roll (January 2016 Census) 121
Total number of pupils eligible for Pupil Premium (January 2016 Census) 67
Anticipated total amount of Pupil Premium 2016 – 2017 £90,920

 

The money is sent to schools based on the numbers of pupils in the school who are eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) or who have been eligible at any time in the last six years (Ever6) as well as pupils who are in local authority care and children whose parents are in the armed forces or have been at any point in the last four years. As schools are best placed to assess the needs of individual pupils, the Pupil Premium is allocated to them to decide how it should be utilised.  The money is allocated to initiatives to ensure these pupils reach their full potential, both academically and socially.

Not all children eligible for Pupil Premium are low attaining or making poor progress as quality teaching alone can ensure that children make good progress.

 

Objectives of spending Pupil Premium Grant:

To support children in continuing to have good school timekeeping & attendance

To support children’s social and emotional development, in order to reduce the proportion of behaviour incidents involving PP children

To provide firm foundations for all children starting full-time school

To accelerate the progress of children who are working below age-related expectations to ensure that a greater proportion of pupils attain in line with their peers (all pupils nationally)

To remove social, financial and educational barriers, as far as we are able, for pupils to ensure that all pupils have the best chance of achieving as highly as possible.

 

 

Record of Expenditure of Pupil Premium 2016 – 2017

 

Action Anticipated Cost Objective Specific Group Outcomes
Development of Thrive Approach within school £8000 To support the development of children’s emotional development to reduce the proportion of behavioural incidents involving PP children. All pupils 3 staff trained as Thrive practitioners with all staff receiving an induction.  Thrive introduced in school and impact seen for some identified pupils.
Training for teachers & TAs on Wave 1 approaches £3000 To improve quality first teaching to ensure that all pupils receive the highest quality. All pupils Increase in proportion of good or better teaching and overall quality of teaching.
Training for teachers & TAs on recognised Wave 3 intervention programmes e.g. Pirate Writing Crew

 

£3000 To ensure that where pupils are working below ARE, there is timely intervention through high quality proven intervention programmes. Targeted Pupils Pupils taking part in interventions have greater confidence in learning.  Some evidence of impact on outcomes but this may not be more fully realised until next academic year.
Deployment of an additional teaching assistant in UKS2 class. £13,711 To support PP pupils in UKS2 who have moved to the school during KS2 to ‘catch up’ and attain national standard at the end of Year 6.

 

Targeted Pupils Progress of pupils eligible for the PP in reading was better than national.  Progress of two identified PP pupils was accelerated from in-school starting point although progress from prior attainment was low.  Both pupils joined the school in UKS2.

 

Deployment of an additional teaching assistant in FS2 class. £13,711 To accelerate the progress of children who enter school with limited educational early years experience and are working below age-related expectations.

 

All pupils with particular focus on PP Increase in proportion of children attaining GLD.  % of children attaining GLD in line with national for those children who were on roll for the full academic year.
Employment of Parent Support Adviser (proportion of salary) £20,390 To ensure that families have access to timely, high-quality support to address barriers to access and learning and to promote strong attendance in school.

 

To ensure that teaching staff are able to focus on delivering strong first wave teaching and learning opportunities for pupils.

 

All families with particular focus on PP Parent feedback from impact of PSA support is positive.  Increased offer of adult learning and family activities available.
Art Psychotherapy Support (proportion of cost for working with disadvantaged pupils)

 

£6000 To provide strong and sustained support for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds to address emotional barriers to learning and wellbeing. Targeted Pupils Feedback from pupils, staff and parents shows that children are more settled in class and better able to share concerns.

 

 

 

Additional counselling/therapeutic interventions £1000 To provide strong and sustained support for pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds to address emotional barriers to learning and wellbeing.

 

Targeted Pupils
Magic Breakfast Club £4500 To ensure that all pupils have access to a free nutritious breakfast on a daily basis.

 

All pupils Decrease in number of children starting lessons without breakfast.  Pupils who struggle with the beginning of the day having fewer issues and staff report they are more settled.

 

Additional hours for Attendance Officer £1567 To provide support to families in achieving strong attendance through partnership working with families, PSA and EWO.

 

Targeted families Significant number of pupils new to school within last two years with attendance issues and in some cases co-occurring social care involvement.  Although gap between attendance of PP and All Pupils has increased this year, the attendance of PP pupils is skewed by a small number of families.

 

All Pupils PP
2016-17 94.62% 93.42%
2015-16 94.31% 94.55%

 

 

Additional EWO support

 

£1500
Rewards & incentives relating to attendance £500 To encourage and reward children and parents for positive attendance and to support a reduction in absence days for minor reasons.

 

All pupils
After School Club Provision £4000 To provide a range of positive activities for children to engage with to widen their experiences and provide a safe place for them to be after school, free of charge. All pupils Attendance at after-school clubs has continued to rise.  Children’s behaviour and relationships with others have improved.  Feedback from pupil questionnaires show that pupils enjoy school life including clubs.  Events such as Springwood’s Got Talent have allowed pupils to showcase their talents and these are being nurtured through club offers.

 

Subsidising of residential visits for PP children £540 To enable all pupils, irrespective of family circumstances, to take part in a residential visit experience. Y6 PP pupils Pupils formed close bonds with their peers and Y6 staff which enabled them to feel more confident in their learning and also supported a positive transition to secondary school.

 

Subsidising of sporting/creative opportunities for talented PP children. £500 To provide opportunities for talented children from disadvantaged backgrounds to develop their talents and excel in these areas. Targeted pupils The school has been able to better identify children with particular talents and provide opportunities in-school and out for children to develop these e.g. visit to Picasso Workshop at The Cooper Gallery for talented artists.

 

Total £81,819

 

 

 

 

  Proportion of Pupils Attaining Expected Standard in 2017
 

All Pupils

Pupil Premium

  Whole Cohort Exc. Children in Resourced Provision Whole Cohort Exc. Children in Resourced Provision
Good Level of Development (FS2) 67% 36%
Year 1 Phonics Check 50% 50% 54% 55%
Key Stage 1 (RWM Combined) 44% 57% 50%
Key Stage 2 (RWM Combined) 32% 33% 33%