Pupil Premium

 

St Thomas’ CE Primary School – Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2016-17

1. Summary Information

School

St Thomas’ CE Primary School

Academic year

2016-17

Total PP budget

£34,000

Date of most recent PP Review

13.7.2016

Total number of pupils

200

Number of pupils eligible for PP

18

Date of next review

TBC

 

2. Current Attainment (end of academic year 2015-16)

 

Pupils eligible for PP

Pupils not eligible for PP (national average)

Foundation Stage

% achieving a good level of development

100% (2 pupils)

69%

Year 1

% achieving expected standard or above in reading, writing & maths

100% (2 pupils)

Not Available

% achieving expected standard in reading

100% (2 pupils)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in writing

100% (2 pupils)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in maths

100% (2 pupils)

 

Year 2

% achieving expected standard or above in reading, writing & maths

0% (0 pupils)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in reading

50% (2 pupils)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in writing

25% (1 pupil)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in maths

25% (1 pupil)

N/A

Year 3

% achieving expected standard or above in reading, writing & maths

 

N/A

% achieving expected standard in reading

50% (2 pupils)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in writing

25% (1 pupil)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in maths

25% (1 pupil)

N/A

Year 4

% achieving expected standard or above in reading, writing & maths

0% (0 pupils)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in reading

0% (0 pupils)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in writing

25% (1 pupil)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in maths

50% (2 pupils)

N/A

Year 5

% achieving expected standard or above in reading, writing & maths

50% (2 pupils)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in reading

50% (2 pupils)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in writing

75% (3 pupils)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in maths

100% (4 pupils)

N/A

Year 6

% achieving expected standard or above in reading, writing & maths

43% (3 pupils)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in reading

43% (3 pupils)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in writing

57% (4 pupils)

N/A

% achieving expected standard in maths

43% (3 pupils)

N/A

 

3. Barriers to future attainment (for eligible PP pupils)

In-school barriers

 

Oral language, communication and literacy skills

 

Maths skills

External barriers

 

Attendance rates

 

Parental support

4. Desired outcomes

Success Criteria

 

Diminish differences for eligible pupils compared to other pupils nationally in oral language, communication and literacy

To raise attainment in line with LA averages for reading and writing (including spelling and grammar) by end of KS2

 

Diminish differences for eligible pupils compared to other pupils nationally in maths

To raise attainment in line with LA averages for maths by end of KS2

 

Diminish differences for eligible pupils compared to other pupils nationally for persistent absence

To reduce PA absence rate to at least 11.5% (in line with LA average)

 

To raise parental engagement levels for eligible pupils

To review engagement of parents in progress meetings

 

5. Planned expenditure

Academic year: 2016-17

Quality of teaching for all

Desired outcome

Chosen action

Evidence and rationale

Monitoring

Staff lead

Review

Diminish differences for eligible pupils compared to other pupils nationally in oral language, communication and literacy.

 

3 x reading twilight sessions led by the Literacy Company - £750

 

2 x moderation sessions with SLT - £50

Impact of improving staff skills on pupil attainment and progress

Half-termly progress review and lesson observation/ drop ins

SLT

 

Diminish differences for eligible pupils compared to other pupils nationally in maths

 

3 x twilight sessions led by Sarah McIlroy - £600

 

2 x moderation sessions with SLT and Maths Lead - £500

 

Impact of improving staff skills on pupil attainment and progress

Half-termly progress review and lesson observation/ drop ins

SLT

 

See above targets

Provide training on five aspects of effective AfL strategies - £1000

Impact of improving staff skills on pupil attainment and progress

(EEF High impact activity)

Lesson observations/ drop ins

Additional monitoring - £1000

SLT

 

See above targets

Release SENDCO to monitor progress of PP pupils - £5000

To quality assure teaching and learning for PP pupils

Fortnightly drop ins

SENDCO

 

See above targets

EY2P Training for EY’s Staff – guided reading, writing and Interventions - £5750

Impact of improving staff skills on pupil attainment and progress

Half-termly progress review and lesson observation/ drop ins

SENDCO drop ins

SLT

SENDCO

 

Targeted support

Desired outcome

Chosen action

Evidence and rationale

Monitoring

Staff lead

Review

Diminish differences for eligible pupils compared to other pupils nationally in oral language, communication and literacy.

Purchase and delivery of KS2 ‘improving Inference Skills for Y5/6 Pupils’ programme and training for two TA’s - £3400 (Y5/Y6)

 

Purchase and delivery of ‘Word Blaze’ KS1 and KS2 Spelling and reading intervention programme - £5675 (Y1-Y6)

 

Project X reading intervention for 6 identified pupils (Y2,3,4) - £2000.

Impact of structured, measurable intervention.

Half-termly progress review and lesson observation/ drop ins

SLT

 

Diminish differences for eligible pupils compared to other pupils nationally in maths.

 

First4maths intervention for 5 identified pupils (Y3,4) - £2000.

Impact of structured, measurable intervention.

Half-termly progress review and lesson observation/ drop ins

SLT

 

Other approaches

Desired outcome

Chosen action

Evidence and rationale

Monitoring

Staff lead

Review

Diminish differences for eligible pupils compared to other pupils nationally for persistent absence

 

 

Additional two hours (office staff) per week to track/ support improvements in attendance for identified pupils - £800

Impact of attendance strategies on pupil attainment and progress.

 

 

 

Office manager and administrative assistant.

 

Governing Body meetings (termly)

 

HT and SLT

 

To raise parental engagement levels for eligible pupils

Provide maths and literacy meetings for parents at FS/ KS1 and KS2 - £1500

Impact of improved parental engagement on attainment and progress

Measure impact of meetings for parents through use of questionnaire.

Maths & Literacy subject leads

 

To provide support for curriculum enrichment

Active involvement of pupils in extra-curricular provision - £3000

Provide equal opportunities for identified pupils

Governing Body meetings (termly)

 

HT

 

 

6. Review of expenditure/ outcomes

Academic year: 2015-16

 

Early Years Foundation Stage

 

  • There were two eligible pupils in EYFS.
  • Both pupils achieved a good level of development.

 

Year 1 Phonics

 

  • There were two eligible pupils in Year 1.
  • Both pupils (100%) achieved the expected standard.
  • This was 14.3% above all other pupils in the school.

 

Key stage 1

 

  • There were four eligible pupils in Year 2.
  • 2/4 pupils (50%) achieved the expected standard in reading. This was 12.3% below the LA average.
  • 1/4 pupils (25%) achieved the expected standard in writing. This was 29.9% below the LA average.
  • 1/4 pupils (25%) achieved the expected standard in maths. This was 32.1% below the LA average.
  • 0/4 pupils achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths. This was 47.2% below the LA average.

 

Key Stage 2

 

  • There were seven eligible pupils in Year 6.
  • 3/7 pupils (42.9%) achieved the expected standard in reading. This was 13.9% below the LA average.
  • 4/7 pupils (57.1%) achieved the expected standard in writing. This was 9.5% below the LA average.
  • 3/7 pupils (42.9%) achieved the expected standard in maths. This was 17.2% below the LA average.
  • 3/7 pupils (42.9%) achieved the expected standard in GPS. This was 18.2% below the LA average.
  • 3/7 pupils (42.9%) achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths combined. This was 18.2% below the LA average.