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Pupil Premium Report 2018/19

The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011 with a clear message from the government that schools had the freedom to choose how to spend the funds but they would be held accountable for its impact.  Pupil Premium is allocated to schools to narrow the gap between disadvantaged children and their peers.

Moulton School received an allocation of £39,500 for 2018/19.  Current research and recommendations from the Education Endowment Foundation are used to inform the provision for children in receipt of Pupil Premium. We also recognise the '12 Ways to Maximise Pupil Premium' as identified by former Pupil Premium Champion John Dunford:

1.  Excellent collection, analysis and use of data relating to individual pupils and groups.

2.  Unerring focus on the quality of teaching.

3.  Identification of the main barriers to learning for PP eligible pupils.

4.  Frequent monitoring of the progress of every PP eligible pupil.

5.  When a pupil's progress slows, interventions are put in place rapidly.

6.  Every effort is made to engage parents and carers in the education and progress of their child.

7.  If poor attendance is an issue, this is addressed as a priority.

8.  Evidence (especially the Education Endowment Foundation Toolkit) is used to decide on which strategies are      likely to be most effective in overcoming barriers to learning.

9.  Staff (teachers and support staff) are trained in depth on the chosen strategies.

10. 100% buy-in from all staff to the importance of the PP agenda is essential, with all staff conveying positive         and aspirational messages to PP eligible pupils.  Performance management is used to reinforce the                 importance of PP effectiveness.

11. Effectiveness of teaching assistants is evaluated and, if necessary, increased through training and improved      deployment.

12. Governors are to be trained on PP.

Every child is entitled to high quality teaching.

Please click here to see the impact of 2017/18 PP spending.

The table below outlines how Moulton School used funds in 2018/19 to narrow the gap between pupils who are entitled to pupil premium and their peers.

PUPIL PREMIUM SPENDING – 2018/19

 

Chosen action / approach

 

What is the evidence and rationale for this choice?

How will you ensure it is implemented

Staff Lead

Outcome

Cost

Enhancing reading scheme - Accelerated Reader Y5/6

Case Studies to show impact on raising achievement 

Termly tracking and half termly pupil progress

JB / CH

Increase % children reaching national standard to 

£3000

Subsidising the cost of school visits

To give all the children the opportunity to attend day / residential trips

 

SLT to ensure all children access trips

JB

100% of Disadvantaged pupils to attend visits

£4000

TAs to support Y6 and Y2 running booster interventions

Increased rate of progress of Disadvantaged pupils

Termly tracking and half termly pupil progress

JB / CH

Increase % children reaching national standard to 80%

£2,000

ELSA support

Case studies from EEF Research

Monitored by Ed Psych

SB

Raising of self-esteem / improved attendance

£3000

Speech & Language support groups

Successful evidence EEF

Speech & Language support

SB

Early identification and daily support for children with specific speech & language difficulties

£7,600

Introduce PowerMaths Y1-6 One of only 2 schemes recommended by Govt  Half termly monitoring by subject leads

KA

SH

Improved provision and achievement in reasoning across school for PP children - closing gap £6000

Dyslexia tuition by specialist teacher

Specific learning need of individual pupil premium children

Weekly session 1:1 with Disadvantaged pupils

SB

Impact on confidence and attainment in reading and writing

 

£4,000

Breakfast Club

Evidence to show breakfast is important for learning

Daily sessions

KT / JB

% of pupil premium children have daily breakfast

£1000

Extra half day SENCO – research on effective use of TAs

EEF evidence of teacher impact on attainment / progress

Half termly monitoring

JB / CH

Ongoing research – analysis of summer data

£3,500

Enhance IT provision

Use of technology to increase access to curriculum for children with no access at home

Termly monitoring

JB

Support with homework – impact on learning

£1000

New Guided Reading Scheme for KS2

Pupil premium children not making sufficient progress in reading through Y3/Y4 to catch up – targeted scheme

Half termly monitoring

JB / CH

Improved reading outcomes

£3,000

Provision of specialist equipment for disadvantaged pupils

Pupil premium child – hearing impairment – use of technology to enhance and support learning

Half termly

SB

Access to full curriculum

£1,200