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Pupil premium review 2019

 

POMPHLETT PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPIL PREMIUM REVIEW 2019

 

1. Summary information

Academic Year

2018-19

Total pupil premium budget 2018/19

£52,950

Date of most recent PP Review

October 2019

Total number of pupils

254 (as at 19.7.19)

Number of pupils eligible for PP

76

Date for next review of this strategy

October 2020

Number of pupils eligible for PP:

Total: 76  (Deprivation: 27) (Service: 50) (Adopted from care: 1) (Looked after: 0) (2 pupils have double eligibility for D & S)

Mobility: number of 2018-19 premium pupils not on roll at the end of academic year on 19.7 19

12 (all in-year and not end of phase transfers)

2. Barriers to future attainment (for pupils eligible for PP, including high ability)

 In-school barriers (issues to be addressed in school, such as poor oral language skills)

       A.

Increasing numbers of pupils with complex needs, including mental health concerns or issues, both on-entry and in-year transfer

       B.

Disadvantaged premium pupils have a greater tendency to have more complex needs, including SEND

C.

Disadvantaged premium pupils have lower language skills in Foundation compared to most pupils

D.

Pupil mobility: pupil premium in-year admission children increasingly have complex needs and are more likely to transfer to another school

External barriers (issues which also require action outside school, such as low attendance rates)

E.

Parental expectations, engagement and commitment, especially regarding reading

3. Planned expenditure (academic year 2019/20)

The three headings below enable schools to demonstrate how they are using the pupil premium to improve classroom pedagogy, provide targeted support and support whole school strategies.

  1. Quality of teaching for all

Desired outcome

Chosen action / approach

What is the evidence and rationale for this choice?

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

When will you review implementation?

All pupil premium children make at least expected progress.

A range of support programmes, mainly focussed on in-class ongoing intervention provided by teaching assistants.

Continual focused support in all lessons is most beneficial for covering all aspects of each pupils needs.

Monitoring programmes: lesson observations, book scrutinies, pupil progress reviews, pupil interviews.

HT

Triennially in pupil premium reviews and subsequent SLT meetings.

Increased levels of wellbeing and reduced mental health issues amongst service family children.

A variety of activities, including Military Kids Club events and counselling for individuals most affected by military deployment issues.

Military deployment causes increased separation issues for service family children and can be a barrier to learning. Activities to increase networking amongst children and families, along with targeted support for the most vulnerable, are most beneficial in alleviating these issues.

Reports from SENCo, PSA and class teacher, as well as progress reviews. Progress of EHAT and counselling programmes.

HT

Triennially in pupil premium reviews and subsequent SLT meetings.

Premium pupils are able to engage with the new curriculum and pedagogical changes.

Materials, training and release time for key staff to support the implantation of whole school curriculum and pedagogy changes and the inclusion of premium pupils in these.

Changes to the national expectations of the taught curriculum and associated pedagogy presents significant change to the schools practices. The needs of premium children need to be actively considered and incorporated

Monitoring programmes: lesson observations, book scrutinies, pupil progress reviews, pupil interviews, along with informal feedback from teachers.

AHT

This is a major school improvement aspect and is considered in weekly SLT meetings

Total budgeted cost

 

 2. Targeted support

Desired outcome

Chosen action/approach

What is the evidence and rationale for this choice?

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

When will you review implementation?

More able pupil premium children attaining expected standards to achieve the higher standard in reading, writing and maths.

One-to-one tuition by a teacher.

This is the most effective approach for improving pupil skills, knowledge and understanding for individuals and small groups.

Monitoring programmes: lesson observations, book scrutinies, pupil progress reviews, pupil interviews.

HT

Triennially

All pupil premium children achieve expected standards in reading.

Daily reading programme to ensure pupil premium children are taught reading effectively.

Parental engagement/capability is variable.

Regular monitoring of pupil premium children’s reading ability by SLT via individual reading checks to ensure progression.

DHT

DH

Pupil premium children progressing slowly to make at least expected progress.

One-to-one tuition by a teacher.

This is the most effective approach for improving pupil skills, knowledge and understanding for individuals and small groups.

Monitoring programmes: lesson observations, book scrutinies, pupil progress reviews, pupil interviews.

HT

Triennially

Total budgeted cost

£46,700

 3. Other approaches

Desired outcome

Chosen action/approach

What is the evidence and rationale for this choice?

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

When will you review implementation?

Increased attendance figures for both deprivation premium and service family children.

Improve a range of school services to include meals, facilities, clubs, attendance incentives etc.

Pupils attending school more regularly achieve better standards and are more likely to have a better sense of wellbeing.

Attendance reviews with EWO

Junior admin reporting to HT.

Monthly following EWO visits.

Pupil premium children have access to up-to-date pedagogy and curriculum

Materials, training and release time for key staff to support the implantation of whole school curriculum and pedagogy changes and the inclusion of premium pupils in these.

Changes to the national expectations of the taught curriculum and associated pedagogy presents significant change to the schools practices. The needs of premium children need to be actively considered and incorporated, especially as these groups are most vulnerable to change.

Monitoring programmes: lesson observations, book scrutinies, pupil progress reviews, pupil interviews.

AHT

Triennially in pupil premium reviews and subsequent SLT meetings.

Total budgeted cost

£1,500

  Review of expenditure – previous academic year 2018/19

Intervention

Budget

Intention

Outcome

One-to-one tuition supporting pupil premium children.

£13,800

Narrow gaps between pupil premium children attainment and that of most pupils and ensure pupil premium children attain at least expected standards and make t least expected progress.

With the exception of one pupil in writing (one of three deprivation premium pupils), all premium chlldren made good progress and achieved at least expected standards in all subjects.

TA in-class support of pupil premium children.

 

£25,400 (a proportion of  TA salary costs – approx 14%)

Narrow gaps between pupil premium children attainment and that of most pupils and ensure pupil premium children attain at least expected standards and make t least expected progress.

With few exceptions, in-year termly assessments show that premium pupils are making good progress and achieving expected end of year standards.

PSA services, including counselling and Military Kids Club.

£10,000 (a proportion of PSA salary costs –approx 79%)

Improved wellbeing and attendance of pupil premium children with a particular focus on service pupils.

The Military Kids’s Club continues to be a popular and well-attended weekly event, with numerous other activities elsewhere across the city to which the school sends MKC delegates. The profile of service children has increased over the year.

Subsidising of trips and events for individuals.

£690

Ensure pupil premium children are not excluded from activities and experiences enjoyed by most other pupils and to maximise pupil engagement and enjoyment of school, thereby improving engagement and attainment.

3 deprivation pupils had either the full, or partial, costs of the Year 6 summer term residential trip paid for by the school.

Materials and training to support the implantation of whole school curriculum and pedagogy changes and the inclusion of premium pupils in these.

£850

Pupil premium children have access to up-to-date pedagogy and curriculum

This is a long-term school improvement crossing several academic years  and is still in progress. Staff have attended numerous courses and in-school INSET sessions to date, with considerable new developments already implemented.

SENCo monitoring of vulnerable pupils.

£1,900 costs of covering by HLTA

SENCo is released to monitor the progress of pupil premium children.

Weekly release of SENCo has improved the monitoring and provision for vulnerable pupils, with high levels of parental satisfaction.

  • Pomphlett Primary School,
  • Howard Road, Plymstock,
  • Plymouth, Devon, PL9 7ES
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