All Saints Blackheath

All Saints Blackheath Church of England Primary School

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Pupil Premium 2016/17

Staff at All Saints’ are committed to planning Quality First teaching and learning opportunities that meet our whole school vision of a love for learning. Where appropriate, we use the Pupil Premium to support children in overcoming personal and social barriers to their learning in order to enable them to enjoy, achieve and develop a love for learning.

Due to the low number in receipt of the grant, All Saints’ does not publish specific results/ or spending in each year group to avoid identifying specific children in a public domain.

 

How the funding is allocated

The Government introduced the Pupil Premium Grant in April 2011. This grant is a separate and additional funding stream given to schools so that they can support their disadvantaged pupils and close the attainment gap between them and their peers. It is allocated according to the number of pupils who are eligible for free school meals (FSM), an allocation for each pupil who has been Looked After (in the care of the local authority) for 6 months or more and for children from families with parents in the Armed Forces. In 2012, funding was extended to include pupils who have been eligible for free school meals within the past 6 years.

Since April 2014 children who have been adopted are eligible for this funding too.

The Government allows schools to decide how the Pupil Premium is spent, since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils within their responsibility. Schools are held accountable how they will use the money.

 

The total Pupil Premium for 2016/17 will be £19,800

 

How the funding will be used this year

The aims of the interventions and activities are:

  • To raise attainment and close the gap between vulnerable pupils and their peers.
  • To ensure that children who are entitled to Pupil Premium Funding achieve at least age-related levels in reading, writing and mathematics.
  • To ensure that children who are entitled to Pupil Premium funding make at least good progress in reading, writing and maths over the course of an academic year.
  • To maintain excellent attendance and punctuality.
  • To equip children with the necessary skills needed to access the full curriculum, include enrichment activities.

This year we will provide:

  • Maths & Literacy booster groups
  • 1:1 tuition(including online maths tuition) for identified pupils;
  • Purchase of catch up programmes;
  • Phonics booster groups from Inclusion Manager;
  • Use of the Pastoral Care Manager to support Pupil Premium children  and their families with issues such as difficulty in travel difficulties, welfare access support, counselling, supporting their children’s learning;
  • Free educational visits and music lessons for eligible pupils;
  • Free school journey to:

            UK centre (Cultural and Adventure)- 5 days, 4 nights for Yr 6
            Sailing in Chichester (Adventure) – 3 days, 2 nights for Yr 5
            Survival Training (Personal Development) - 2 days, 1 night for Yr 4

  • Free membership of any of our extra-curricular clubs.

 

The impact of the funding from 2015/16

In 2015/16 our total Pupil Premium was £17,160.

PROVISION

IMPACT

Additional teacher support targeting particular children working below age related level in reading, writing and maths

All achieved age related expectations in reading, writing and maths. Progress demonstrated from teacher assessment in writing

1-1 targeted/personalised one to one/small group support to tackle the core subject areas that children need extra help with: reading, writing, maths, including Third Space Learning.

Most children have made progress on areas that they have worked on and all are beginning to apply to their work in class.

Use of Interventions :

Catch up programme

Phonics booster

Literacy Booster

Power of 2

Word Wasp

Able to provide targeted interventions to support those children identified as needing additional support with maths and spelling and those who have dyslexic tendencies.

Pastoral Care Support-

1-1 counselling/ coaching  for children and parents

Built confidence in all children. They are able to communicate their ideas, feelings independently. Positive impact on self-esteem because children are talking to adults around school, putting hand up in class and more engaged in learning.

Free visits, music tuition, school journey workshops

School visits equipped children with the necessary skills needed to access the full curriculum.

Enhanced confidence and self-esteem and positive relationships built with peers.

We have tried successfully to breach the gap for children with the rest of the school community who have enriched lives and support from home.

 

For more details on the Pupil Premium please visit:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/pupil-premium-information-for-schools-and-alternative-provision-settings