Pupil Premium Strategy for Kewstoke Primary School – 2017/18
AMOUNT OF ALLOCATION FOR 2017-2018
For the financial year 2017-18, funding has been awarded to pupils in the following amounts:
pupils eligible for free school meals (FSM) £1,320 per pupil
pupils who have been eligible for FSM at any point in the previous 6 years (Ever6) £1,320
pupils of Service Personnel £300
pupils who have been looked after for one day or more £1,900
pupils who were adopted from care on or after 30 December 2005 £1,900.
At Kewstoke Primary school, the total allocated fund for April 2017 – March 2018 is £19,800.
Provision for 2017-2018
Additional LSA support to work with children in KS1 and KS2 on a one-to-one or small group basis to ensure that pupils in receipt of PPG have specific and dedicated time for regular reading, spelling, handwriting and maths activities.
Clubs, and school trips.
Welfare, out – of - hours childcare, transport, school meal arrears and uniform.
Pupil Premium Strategy 2016-17
We had 13 children on role for 2016 who are in receipt of pupil premium. This is at a rate of £1320 per child making a total of £17160
What are the main barriers faced by pupils?
85% of pupils come from homes with low income, where parents are in receipt of universal credit or Income-related Employment and Support Allowance.
70% of pupils are from single income families. Opportunities for children to travel beyond the locality and life experiences are often limited for this group of pupils. The level of parental educational experiences is, in the main, not extended beyond key stage 4.
How has the allocation been spent?
Why did we choose that approach?
We looked at research based approaches to implementing and evaluating our initiatives.
The bespoke one to one approach has given the children a personal mentor. In research published by NFER and TDA in 2008 ('Mentoring and coaching: a study of the research evidence', National Foundation for Educational Research & TDA, 2008), mentoring and coaching was proven to have an impact on both individuals and organisations, including the following outcomes.
The Sutton Trust assessed meta-cognition (+8 months) one to one interventions (+5 months) homework (+5 months) in their 2012 ‘Teaching and Learning Toolkit’. Therefore the impact of these provisions has had a proven positive effect on the progress and attainment of children in schools,
How will the impact be measured?
Children are assessed against the age expectations across reading, writing, EGPS maths and science subjects. We use a tracking system through which we assess the children’s learning and progress in all of the key objectives and end of key stage expected standard. We moderate our judgements across the school and in collaboration with a local network of schools. When moderated externally all of our judgements are secure.
When will this be reviewed?
We hold pupil progress meetings 3 times a year where progress and attainment of pupils is discussed with the Headteacher and all staff involved in the child. Interventions are monitored for effectiveness on a termly basis (6 times a year) at the end of each term where provision is discussed and altered. The pupil premium Governor is part of the monitoring process, being part of the strategic planning meeting and monitoring the effectiveness of provision in pupil progress meetings.
How effective is our approach?
In May 2017, Year 6 pupils undertook their end of KS2 assessments. They sat tests in reading, maths and in grammar, punctuation and spelling. They were assessed by their teachers in writing. There were 8 pupils eligible to undertake the assessments in Year 6 half of whom were in receipt of Pupil Premium Grant. Below are the results of these assessments:
87.5% of pupils were at the Expected Standard above the National Average of 71%
Progress measure is 3.9 which is in the average banding as the confidence range is -0.7 to 8.5
Grammar, punctuation and spelling:
87.5% of pupils were at the Expected Standard above the National average of 77%
100% of pupils were at the Expected Standard above the National Average of 75%
Progress measure is 2.6 which is in the average banding as the confidence range is -1.3 to 6.5
100% of pupils were at the Expected Standard above the National Average of 76%
Progress measure is 1.6 which is in the average banding as the confidence range is -1.3 to 5.8
82.5% of pupils achieved the Expected Standard in reading, writing and maths, above the National Average of 61%
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