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Pupil Premium Allocation

  • Pupil Premium 2015-16 allocation and how it is to be spent.

    Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) received

                                            2011-12       2012-2013       2013- 2014      2014-2015      2015-2016

    Total number of pupils on roll

    263

    380

    404

    431

    467

    Total number of pupils eligible for PPG

    79

    89

    129

    154

    185

    Total amount of PPG received

    £38,552

    £72,906

    £124,384

    £200,046

    £225,103

     

    Pupil Premium

    The funding does not specifically follow the pupils but supports school initiatives which involve all eligible pupils. The money will be used to support the main school budget in funding the following initiatives in 2015-2016 (financial year)

    The table below demonstrates how the pupil premium fund will be spent for 2015-2016

     

    Please note this also includes spend for our most vulnerable pupils.

    Item\Project/cost

    Objective

    Outcome

    Trips, enhanced activities

     

     

     

     

     

     

    In response to the needs of pupils a creative curriculum is put in place to build on first hand enrichment experiences and to provide an imaginative and effective provision

    Pupils access enrichment activities such as, Whitby, Nell Bank, owl visits, Eureka, Knowsley Safari Park, Tropical World, visitors in school, school plays, life Caravan, Imps, Chocolatier, Rain forest experience, Science boffins, Industrial Museum,  Scrap Magic project, visits to the farm and visits to religious places of worship etc that ensure a better understanding of the curriculum that broadens their experience and provides a child centred approach. In addition the Brackenhill entitlement project will provide essential experiences to further enhance their lives.

    Sharing good practice

     

     

     

    To work in partnership with a range of organisations in order to ensure effective learning for all pupils.

    This results in the sharing of good practice for staff through Great Heights, Linking Schools Project, and supporting ‘vulnerable’ schools that provide enhanced opportunities for pupils leading to good outcomes. School also works effectively in partnership with a range of organisations to secure pupil wellbeing for example, through ‘Staying Safe’, road safety and PCSO cyber bulliying and awareness. The Maths Oracy Project enables pupils to access maths problems more effectively resulting in increased attainment across year groups.

    AFL and consultant support

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    To enhance teaching and learning and to embed assessment for learning throughout the school.

    Consultant support that is effectively targeted to maximise the development of staff in key areas e.g. Maths Project, Learning Journeys, Phonics, Early Years, The Arts, Physical Literacy, Talk for Writing, Elklan and Good to Outstanding. This year we have trained two of our TAs to become Teachers through the SCITT programme.

    As a result of this bespoke training, staff ensure pupils have a good understanding of their current attainment and have aspirational goals. Their learning is supported through focused marking, which informs teacher's planning, resulting in lessons which meet the needs of pupils. During lessons, observation, questioning, and listening to pupils' feedback directs the adult input to ensure learning is maximised.

    ICT technology

     

     

     

     

     

    To support effective assessment opportunities to take place which inform teaching and enrich learning.

    Pupils are motivated and engaged by their learning. Teachers have good assessment knowledge. Teachers and other adults interact well in class to enable learning. Resources are used appropriately and ICT is widely used (Vtech, ipads, netbooks, laptops, flip cams, visualisers, cameras).

    Independent skills

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The school aims for pupils to leave KS2 with a passion for learning, an enjoyment of self-development through the utilisation of life-long learning skills. 

    Pupils develop the skills to learn for themselves through school council, junior librarians, sport leaders, house captains, Brackenhill Buddies, Art ambassadors, Arts award, Enterprise project, Digital leaders, E-Safety, Anti-bullying Ambassadors, roles and responsibilities in every year group and teachers plan to enable pupil independence. Book Art demonstrates achievement across the curriculum.

    One to one reading support for most vulnerable.

     

    To improve reading skills and attainment across the whole school.

    As a result of further development of whole school reading, pupils are able to discuss their relationship with books and authors offering the evidence of reading beyond that required by the curriculum. Pupils with poor reading skills to have one to one support and build on their reading skills to become proficient readers. The focus is narrowed to ensure phonics knowledge is improved.

    Nurture Group intervention for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

     

     

     

     

    To provide a safe and nurturing environment that builds self-esteem and addresses social, emotional and behavioural needs.

    An early intervention system where pupils have access to a Nurture classroom that allows their needs to be met and have a positive effect on progress and their ability to access learning. The pupils are supported in a small group with a smaller adult and pupil ratio to allow more time and focus on individuals.

    Parental involvement and attendance

     

     

     

     

     

    To target and promote parents involvement in their child’s learning.

    The two HSLOs working closely with parents to improve attendance. The increase of parental involvement to support their child’s education by accessing varies adult classes to improve basic skills and health. The engagement of the community and parents is increased through coffee mornings, family/Dads trips, school fairs, family support agencies, coffee mornings and Stay and Play.

    Mentoring support

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    To provide personalised mentoring support that addresses social and emotional needs and to break down barriers to learning.

    One to one sessions are delivered according to need. Group work around social speaking, friendships groups, forests schools and buddy training increase confidence and raise self- esteem and make a positive contribution to their learning. Transition events prepare Year 6 children to move to secondary education smoothly. Improved communication and language skills through the school radio.

    Behaviour Champion

    To develop the School Behaviour System to better meet the needs of NtE and pupils joining the school mid-year

    Behaviour in school is consistently of a high standard and the standard of behaviour outside the classroom matches that within the classroom.

     

     

    Inclusion Support

    (FSM and vulnerable pupil support)

     

     

     

    To ensure inclusive practices are embedded and monitor progress.

    Tracking and monitoring teaching and learning and assessments. Pupil progress meetings with relevant staff. Attendance related work- liaising with HSLO and carryout home visits. Meetings with parents and professionals for review meetings, CAFs, multiagency meetings and professionals meetings. Inclusion team work to identify appropriate interventions for individuals or groups.

    One to one and group support.

     

     

     

    To provide effective interventions

    One to one tuition and group booster sessions allow children to have more support and provide focus teaching to meet individual needs and for personalised learning to take place. For example, Elklan, Ecar, HLTAs- 1:1 reading when class based ad an additional HLTA providing support for half the week in year 6.

     

     

     

    Record of PPG spending  2015-16.

    Objective

    Resource

    Costings

    Trips, enhanced activities

    Enrichment

    £7200

     

    Sharing good practice

    Great Heights

    Collaborative working

    Training

    £9200

    AFL and consultant support

     

    Sharon Day - Maths Project

    Ken Poutcher - Good to Outstanding

    New Assessment

    £5040

     

    ICT technology

    Consumables

    £9816

    One to one reading support for most vulnerable.

    Teaching Assistants

     

    £97,485

    Nurture Group intervention

    Mentoring support

    Behaviour Champion

     

    KS 1 = Teacher

                1 x TA

    KS 2 = 2 x Learning Mentors

                 1 x TA

    1x Behaviour champion

    £48,749

     

    Parental involvement and attendance

     

     

    Home School Liaison Officers

    Resources

    £10,640

     

    Inclusion Support

    (FSM and vulnerable pupil support)

    Deputy/Assistant Head

    £62,679

    One to one and group support.

    Tuitions

    Support with cost of breakfast club, uniform, PE kits, book bags, trips and visits.

    Individualised support eg, Transport costs and residential trips.

    £5000

     

    Additional Teacher interventions

    Year 5 intervention Teacher

    Year 6 Intervention Teacher

     

    £10,887

     

    Total costs

    £266,696

  • Pupil Premium 2016-17 allocation and how it is to be spent.

    Pupil Premium 2016-17 allocation and how it is to be spent.

     

    Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) received

                                                                 2011-12       2012-2013       2013- 2014      2014-2015       2015-2016

    2016-17

    Total number of pupils on roll

    263

    380

    404

    431

    467

    453

    Total number of pupils eligible for PPG

    79

    89

    129

    154

    185

    150

    Total amount of PPG received

    £38,552

    £72,906

    £124,384

    £200,046

    £225,103

    £225,687

     

    Pupil Premium

    The funding does not specifically follow the pupils but supports school initiatives which involve all eligible pupils. The money will be used to support the main school budget in funding the following initiatives in 2016-2017 (financial year)

    The table below demonstrates how the pupil premium fund will be spent for 2016-2017

     

    Please note this also includes spend for our most vulnerable pupils.

    Item\Project/cost

    Objective

    Outcome

    Trips, enhanced activities

     

     

     

     

     

     

    In response to the needs of pupils a creative curriculum is put in place to build on first hand enrichment experiences and to provide an imaginative and effective provision

     

    Pupils access enrichment activities such as, Whitby, Nell Bank, owl visits, Sea life Centre, Toy Museum, Skipton Castle, Roman Day, visitors in school, school plays, life Caravan, Imps, Rain forest experience, Poetry Day, Colne Valley Museum, York Chocolate Story, Scrap Magic project, visits to the farm, pizza maker and visits to religious places of worship etc that ensure a better understanding of the curriculum that broadens their experience and provides a child centred approach. In addition the Brackenhill entitlement project will provide essential experiences to further enhance their lives.

    Sharing good practice

     

     

     

    To work in partnership with a range of organisations in order to ensure effective learning for all pupils.

    This results in the sharing of good practice for staff through Great Heights, Linking Schools Project, and supporting ‘vulnerable’ schools that provide enhanced opportunities for pupils leading to good outcomes. School also works effectively in partnership with a range of organisations to secure pupil wellbeing for example, through ‘Staying Safe’, road safety and PCSO cyber bullying and awareness.

    Consultant support

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    To enhance teaching and learning and to embed assessment for learning throughout the school.

    Consultant support that is effectively targeted to maximise the development of staff in key areas

    As a result of this bespoke training, staff ensure pupils have a good understanding of their current attainment and have aspirational goals. Their learning is supported through focused marking, which informs teacher's planning, resulting in lessons which meet the needs of pupils. During lessons, observation, questioning, and listening to pupils' feedback directs the adult input to ensure learning is maximised.

    Independent skills

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The school aims for pupils to leave KS2 with a passion for learning, an enjoyment of self-development through the utilisation of life-long learning skills. 

    Pupils develop the skills to learn for themselves through school council, junior librarians, sport leaders, house captains, Duck Squad, Brackenhill Buddies,  Arts award, Enterprise project, Digital leaders, E-Safety, Anti-bullying Ambassadors, roles and responsibilities in every year group and teachers plan to enable pupil independence. Book Art demonstrates achievement across the curriculum.

    Reading Comprehension

     

    To improve reading skills and attainment across the whole school.

    As a result of further development of whole school reading, pupils are able to discuss their relationship with books and authors offering the evidence of reading beyond that required by the curriculum. Pupils are taught reading skills explicitly to ensure understanding is embedded and pupils are better equipped to access the new testing regime in Reading.

    Nurture Group intervention for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

     

     

     

     

    To provide a safe and nurturing environment that builds self-esteem and addresses social, emotional and behavioural needs.

    An early intervention system where pupils have access to a Nurture classroom that allows their needs to be met and have a positive effect on progress and their ability to access learning. The pupils are supported in a small group with a smaller adult and pupil ratio to allow more time and focus on individuals.

    Parental involvement and attendance

     

     

     

     

     

    To target and promote parents involvement in their child’s learning.

    The two HSLOs working closely with parents to improve attendance. The increase of parental involvement to support their child’s education by accessing varies adult classes to improve basic skills and health. The engagement of the community and parents is increased through coffee mornings, family/Dads trips, school fairs, family support agencies, coffee mornings and Stay and Play.

    Mentoring support

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    To provide personalised mentoring support that addresses social and emotional needs and to break down barriers to learning.

    One to one sessions are delivered according to need. Group work around social speaking, friendships groups, forests schools and buddy training increase confidence and raise self- esteem and make a positive contribution to their learning. Transition events prepare Year 6 children to move to secondary education smoothly. Improved communication and language skills through the school radio.

    Behaviour Champion

    To develop the School Behaviour System to better meet the needs of NtE and pupils joining the school mid-year

    Behaviour in school is consistently of a high standard and the standard of behaviour outside the classroom matches that within the classroom.

     

     

    Inclusion Support

    (FSM and vulnerable pupil support)

     

     

     

    To ensure inclusive practices are embedded and monitor progress.

    Tracking and monitoring teaching and learning and assessments. Pupil progress meetings with relevant staff. Attendance related work- liaising with HSLO and carryout home visits. Meetings with parents and professionals for review meetings, CAFs, multiagency meetings and professionals meetings. Inclusion team work to identify appropriate interventions for individuals or groups.

    One to one and group support.

     

     

     

    To provide effective interventions

    One to one tuition and group booster sessions allow children to have more support and provide focus teaching to meet individual needs and for personalised learning to take place. For example, Elklan, Ecar and TA support in classes.