Pupil Premium

Date of next Pupil Premium Strategy Review – September 2019

Pupil premium grant expenditure 2017-18- Click Link

Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure 2016-17 – Click Link

Junction Farm Pupil Premium Expenditure 15-16 – Click Link

Review of Planned expenditure 2017 – 2018
Barrier Item/project Actual Cost Intended Outcome Impact Lessons Learned

 

Lower Starting Points on entry to school Adult support (Teacher and TA) to work 1-1, or in small groups, with all Pupil Premium Children on a target area to ensure good progression in a key area of learning. £30, 455 To close the gaps in attainment and progress for disadvantaged children. EYFS: performance of Disadvantaged children in school is similar or better than other pupils nationally.

 

Year 1 Phonics: performance of Disadvantaged children in school is similar or better than other pupils nationally.

 

KS2: performance of Disadvantaged children in school is similar or better than other pupils nationally. All children making expected progress in Writing and Mathematics.

 

Improved confidence, enthusiasm and self-esteem.

Based on KS1 data school needs earlier identification and to plan specific intervention for children who are not at the expected standard, at any given point in the year. This will be done through rigorous data analysis – using the new assessment tracking system.
To fund Easter School for Y6 pupil premium children prior to KS2 SATs £750 To ensure learning continues throughout the Easter break and no dip in attainment occurs. Learning for all disadvantaged children continued throughout the Easter break and no/limited dip in attainment occurred.  
Provide a Chess Curriculum in school to develop children’s reasoning, mathematical and resilience skills. £74.50 All children will take part in activities. Children’s ability to reason, problem solve with resilience will be increased. Mathematic attainment will increase. Children’s problem solving, analytical thinking and resilience skills have developed.

Teachers and adults working in the school have commented on the difference in children’s attitudes to reasoning activities and the logical way children work through things.

 
Children having multiple vulnerabilities Contribution to cost of the Education Psychologist. £3,100 Vulnerable pupils monitored by SENDCo and assessment lead termly (through improved tracking system). Timely programs using expert advice can be followed within school raising the rate of progress for these children and diminish the difference between themselves and their peers. Interventions tailored to the children’s needs put in place and reviewed regularly.

Education Psychologist sessions have been accessed providing detailed reports and recommendations for best practise.

Higher proportion of children have now access to High Needs Funding or support through effective applications to LA SEND department.

Research and extend the range of interventions on offer. Look to external agencies.
Lack of self-esteem.

 

Full funding of the Marvellous Me reward and praise system. £848.50 To improve communication with the families of vulnerable children. For pupils to have their achievements and successes recognised consistently and on a regular basis. All staff have been trained and consistently use the Marvellous Me programme. Positive feedback from parents and pupils. Increase in pupil self-esteem through feeling recognised for achievement and success. Look to develop the school house point system in conjunction with Marvellous Me. Ensure take up by as many families as possible.
Lack of equality of experience and opportunity for some children compared to their more affluent peers To fund music tuition allowing disadvantaged children to take part. £3,000 To ensure pupil premium children have access to a wide range of opportunities. To enrich the curriculum and allow children to develop talents and skills. Children enjoyed a varied curriculum. Children were involved in a showcase performance at the end of the year. When children are eligible for PP – information to be sent to parents giving them information on what PP monies can be used for. School does not then need to ask parents to highlight that their child is eligible on forms etc.
To fund after school activities allowing disadvantaged children to take part. £500 Increase numbers of disadvantaged children that take part in after school activities, boosting confidence and enthusiasm and improving attendance in school. High percentage of PP children attending a variety of extra-curricular activities provided by school.

 

  To fund educational visits and 90% of the cost of residential trips so that cost is not a barrier to children accessing these visits. £4,867 Disadvantaged children participate in activities and events. Pupil voice and staff have highlighted children’s positive response to the experience. Positive feedback from parents who felt they did not need to worry about their children being able to have the same opportunities.

 

To enable our LAC children to attend the Primary LAC Hub each half term so that our LAC children don’t feel isolated.

For LAC children to take part in a range of extra-curricular activities and trips.

£464.30 To access extended opportunities in and out of school. Visits to:

·         Butterfly World.

·         Newham Grange Farm

·         Life Centre

·         Cinema

 
The need to ensure that all pupils have a positive start to the school day. Breakfast Club funded for LAC children. £60 Breakfast Club for those children who require it to ensure they have a positive start to each school day. LAC children have accessed breakfast club. This has ensured a positive start to the school day with a further opportunity to spend time in different social contexts, with a range of peers. Look to extend this offer – due to limited places.
Intended use of PPG spending 2017/18:

Pupil Premium within Junction Farm is based around the whole child ensuring health and well- being are covered as well as academic and personal achievement.

Funding Available: £44, 119
Number of pupils: 38
Objectives:
Breakfast Club funded for PP children who require it to ensure they have a positive start to each school day.
To fund after school activities to ensure children have the opportunities to attend sport / dance / drama / craft clubs outside of the school curriculum.
Fund music tuition to allow all children the opportunity to play a musical instrument
Provide a Chess lunchtime club in school to develop children’s reasoning, mathematical and resilience skills.
Detailed tracking in place
Targeting PP children to achieve greater depth in key subject areas.
Weekly 1:1 dedicated time with a TA to work on individual targets receiving personal tuition.
To fund educational visits and 90% of the cost of residential trips so that cost is not a barrier to children accessing these visits.
To enable our LAC children to attend the Primary LAC Hub each half term so that our LAC children don’t feel isolated.
 

Monitoring:

Deputy Head responsible for PP
Half termly tracking
Detailed spreadsheet showing targets, data, provision and costings.
PP voice monitored termly.
PP reported to LGB half termly
Pupil progress meetings between HT and staff termly.
Pupil Progress reported to parents termly.