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Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure Report 2015-2016

 

Context of the School

Kenley Primary School is a one form entry grant maintained primary school catering for pupils aged 4 – 11 years. At present it has has two forms of entry in Year 3. The school currently has 224 children with a maximum capacity of 240.

Kenley Kindergarten, an external provider, run the nursery on the same site, along with a breakfast and afterschool provision from 7.30 am to 6pm.

Our vision is that we provide all our children with an education that promotes curiosity and perseverance within an engaging curriculum, encouraging everyone to be motivated, successful learners whilst ensuring that appropriate provision is made for vulnerable groups.

We work hard to close the gap between disadvantaged children and their peers and constantly seek to ensure that all pupils achieve their full potential.

 

What is Pupil Premium?

Pupil premium is additional funding provided by the Government to address the gap in educational attainment and long term economic wellbeing between disadvantaged children and their peers. We, as a school, are committed to ‘Closing the Gap’ between vulnerable pupils and their peers and work to ensure that the Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) is utilised effectively to this ends.

Pupils qualifying for the PPG funding are those who have been defined as eligible for free school meals at some point in the last 6 years and those who have been ‘looked after’ for one day or more.

 

Objectives of Pupil Premium Spending

The aim of the spending is to accelerate progress for those pupils in receipt of PPG funding so that they make at least expected progress each year and greater than expected progress across each key stage, along with achieving the nationally expected standard for their year groups and ensuring that that the average attainment for pupils eligible for PPG is similar to the whole cohort.

                                                      

Number of pupils and PPG received

Number of pupils and PPG received

2014/15

2015/16

Total number of pupils on roll

221

225

Total number eligible for PPG

65

56

Total amount of PPG received

£85,800

£72,600

 

Nature of Support 2015/16

  • All teaching is adapted to take into account the needs of all of our pupils.

  • Additional support from teaching assistant, who have been employed in all classrooms during the morning sessions, include small group targeted interventions to work with vulnerable groups – this includes training for these teaching assistants based on the children’s specific needs.

  • Additional teacher support at KS2 to provide targeted group work in maths.

  • Financial support to allow pupils access to school day trips and residential trips.

  • Ongoing SENCO support to pupils, staff and parents where needed.

  • Interventions are closely monitored so that pupils eligible for PPG have access to such groups.

  • Targeted intervention are closely monitored and refined so that they have a positive impact on pupil progress.

  • All PPG pupils have access to a paid extra-curricular activity

Enriching the curriculum

We work to ensure pupils are engaged in their learning in order to develop a love of learning for life. This is through:

  • Workshops

  • Trip

  • Subsidised residential trips

  • Swimming

  • Music

  • Theatre trips

  • Extension of outdoor learning environment

Targeted Support

  • Intervention groups (including staffing costs)

  • Lexia software to support reading

  • SALT

  • Beanstalk reading

  • Additional Educational Psychology provision

Extended School and Pastoral Support

  • Rise and Shine Club

  • School milk

  • Extra-Curricular clubs

We work to ensure pupils received Quality First Teaching to meet the needs of all pupils. We also hold termly progress meetings between the teacher and Headteacher to discuss the progress of pupils, identify pupil needs and plan and evaluate provision for vulnerable pupils – including those working above expected levels of attainment.

 

Measuring the Impact

The school evaluates the impact of provision on each pupils at the end of the assessment period focusing on both pupil attainment and progress. The School Progress Report details attainment made by all pupils and vulnerable groups. We also use the DfE published results in the RAISEonline document to analyse school data.

 

Summary of spending

Nature of Support

Spending 2015/2016

Proposed Spending 2016/2017

Enriching the curriculum

£17,838.15

£10,000

Targeted Support

£50,466.00

£48,500

Extended School Support

£3,425.00

£3,000

Total Amount

£71,729.15

£61,500

Total Grant Received

£72,600.00

£60,720 + £870.85

Total remaining to be allocated

£870.85

£0

 

Impact of this support

 

KS2 outcomes 2016 – Attainment

 

Reading

% at age related+

Writing

% at age related+

Maths

% at age related+

Kenley - Whole Cohort

67

88

54

Kenley - Those Eligible for Pupil Premium

71

86

43

National - Non-disadvantaged

71

79

75

 

KS2 outcomes 2016 – Progress

 

Reading

 

Writing

 

Maths

 

Kenley - Whole Cohort

1.02

2.84

-0.19

Kenley - Those Eligible for Pupil Premium

-0.94

2.12

-1.67

 

From the attainment it can be seen that Pupils in receipt of Pupil Premium funding have the same attainment as non-disadvantaged pupils nationally for reading and higher than non-disadvantaged pupils nationally for writing. In maths attainment of those in receipt of pupil premium is below other pupils nationally and the whole cohort – this will be addressed through additional targeted support. For progress there continues to be a gap between the whole cohort and pupils in receipt of Pupil Premium Funding – however progress comparisons are well above national floor targets in all areas.

Economically disadvantaged pupils are improving their level of attainment and the gap is closing especially in reading and writing, however there are still improvements to be made which we have addressed this year through targeted intervention.

 

The confidence and independence of disadvantaged pupils has improved by having access to:

  • Learning outside of the curriculum on school journey
  • Access to extra-curricular sporting activities

  • Teaching Assistant support focused on target groups and ensuring equal access to the curriculum

  • The opportunity to play a musical instrument and take part in music ensembles to an audience.

 

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