Pupil Premium Report 2013-14
In 2013-14 we received £34016 in Pupil Premium (PP) and Looked After Children (LAC) funding. This funding is received from the Local Authority and is in addition to the main school budget. The Pupil Premium gives us the extra funding needed to help raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils from Reception to Year 11. The pupils who qualify for this funding are either eligible for free school meals (FSM – 31 pupils) or are Looked After Children (LAC – 2 pupils).
The money was used for the following:
No of Students
iPad/iAdapters/holders for each class for use by PP pupils To enable pupils to independently access the curriculum £3474 11 The students are able to use the iPad as an effective learning tool and as a reward for good work. Specialist seating systems/accessories To enable comfortable and more effective access to the curriculum £1883 7 Pupils’ posture is improved and they are no longer in pain or uncomfortable. Therefore their engagement and concentration has improved. This is monitored by the class Teacher and M&H Co-ordinator. iTunes gift cards To provide motivational tools to encourage access to the curriculum £200 2 The students’ motivation has improved and they are able to use the iPad as an effective learning tool and as a reward for good work. Speech and Language Therapy sessions To improve the students’ communication £460 1 The student’s communication has improved. This is monitored by the class Teacher and the Speech and Language Therapist. ICT and Access Technician time – weekly sessions To enable identification of ICT needs to enable better access to the curriculum £12011 33 The pupils have improved access to the curriculum via ICT. This is monitored by the ICT and Access Technical Officer. Choose It! Numeracy software/licences To provide an additional resource to encourage access to the curriculum £38 1 The pupil has improved access to the curriculum. This is monitored by the class Teacher. Reading Recovery – Teaching Assistant time To provide 1:1 Reading Tuition for pupils who are significantly below age-related expectations £4524 4 All of the pupils have made outstanding progress (evidence in SEF and DHT’s Progress Report). 1:1 TA time To assist in modifying pupil’s behaviour enabling more access to the curriculum £915 1 Pupil’s behaviour has improved and thereby enabling longer time in the classroom accessing the curriculum. Achievement for All (AfA) – registration fee, conference, co-ordinator time To increase the APS average score of AfA pupils £626 9 All pupils on the AfA cohort made increased progress through APS data. Structured conversations were completed with parents and individual targets (both academic and wider outcomes) were completed. Edge 10 Touch Screen Monitor Additional resource to encourage access to the curriculum. £234 1 This pupil had improved access to the curriculum (monitored by class Teacher). Staff time, administration and resources To ensure funding is allocated correctly and monitored appropriately. £2327 33 LAC/Post LAC funding is allocated, used and monitored effectively.
Total Spent: £27,371. The balance for each pupil was transferred to the new academic year.
Summary of Pupil Progress
Over 2013-14 there were 33 pupils in our Pupil Premium/LAC groups.
Of the 33 pupils in the groups all pupils (100%) made at least good progress in English and 69% of those made outstanding progress.
The average performance of pupils in the groups is higher in English than the school average.
Of the 33 pupils in the groups all (100%) made at least good progress in Maths and 31% of those made outstanding progress. The average performance of pupils in the groups is lower in maths than the school average; however progress in Maths remains good overall.
Pupil Premium/LAC pupils performed better in English than Maths and higher than the school average in English overall.