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Sep 2016 – July 2017

Our Pupil Premium projects and their expected impact:

The Growth Mindset Project

The year we will be continuing to develop our children’s Growth Mindset. This will enable them to face challenge with enthusiasm, set greater aspirations and achieve higher results. We will focus on our Pupil Premium children and provide them with one to one mentoring from the teaching assistants.

 

EXPECTED OUTCOMES:

  • Increased outcomes in Reading, Maths and Writing

  • Improved independence

  • Improved attitude towards work

  • Deeper appreciation of positivity

 

Academic Resilience Coaching
The aim of this scheme is to provide children with the ability to cope more resiliently with difficulty and challenge. This will be achieved through classroom approaches, pastoral sessions and through sport. 

 

EXPECTED OUTCOMES:

  • Increased ability to think more resiliently

  • Improved ability to build effective relationships

  • Strength to manage emotions better

  • Higher effectiveness to build upon their strengths

 

Let's Think in English

This is a fantastic opportunity to enhance the meta-cognitive abilities of children through a well-researched approach from King's College London. Using an array of texts, videos and images children will discuss, analyse and think deeply about what they are being exposed to in the sessions.  

 

EXPECTED OUTCOMES: 

  • Increased ability to reason verbally

  • Greater comprehension of reading material

  • Appreciation of positive contribution to a group work

  • Improved ability to source evidence to support an opinion

  • Higher meta-cognitive ability

 

Pastoral Support (including access to Waveriders)
Our full time pastoral support worker offers an invaluable service, including daily toast time, family support and our Waveriders group. Waveriders is our nurture group which runs every week offering social, emotional and behavioural support.

 

EXPECTED OUTCOMES:

  • Increased self-esteem resulting in easier access to the curriculum

  • Family support

  • Improved behaviour resulting in easier access to the curriculum

  • Improved social skills resulting in easier access to the curriculum

 

Intervention Resources and Staffing

Our increased offer of intervention groups now includes Project X, Numicon, ELS, Sound Discovery and many more. Our fantastic staff are well resourced and offer the groups across the school. Children are picked for intervention after careful analysis of data.

 

EXPECTED OUTCOMES:

  • Increased outcomes in reading, writing and mathematics

  • Narrowing the gap between Pupil Premium and non-Pupil Premium children

  • Increased self-esteem resulting in easier access to the curriculum

  • More able children will receive extended intervention to push on further

 

Educational Visits (supplementing costs)

Our Pupil Premium children are given access to all of our educational visits and trips free of charge. This year trips will include Whitwell and Kingswood.

 

EXPECTED OUTCOMES:

  • Access to high quality experiences, including residentials

  • Increased confidence and social interaction

  • Improved outcomes in writing - using experiences to improve imagination and creative writing

 

Independent Research Projects

EXPECTED OUTCOMES:

  • Provide more able pupils, including more able disadvantaged pupils, with the opportunity to enhance their independent learning skills.

  • Raise academic and professional aspirations of pupils.

  • Increase the level of challenge to the more able pupils further still.

  • Raise awareness for the expectations regarding future academic study.

 

Generations Project (from Spring Term 2017)

EXPECTED OUTCOMES:

  • Improve academic and professional aspirations of disadvantaged pupils.

  • Enhance the connections between parents and child.

  • Improve the understanding of current curriculum expectations, by sharing the learning between parent and child.

  • Build stronger connections between home and school.

  • Increase the outcomes for disadvantaged pupils.


Enrichment Sessions (including Music Lessons)


Selected Pupil Premium children are offered music lessons free of charge. This year, there will be further enrichment sessions based upon the less common sports.

 

EXPECTED OUTCOMES:

  • Access to high quality music lessons

  • Increased music ability

  • Increased social interaction

  • Access to a wider variety of sports

 

SEND Support Worker

Our SEND support worker works across the year groups, offering high quality intervention work. This includes some of the groups above as well as extra reading and writing sessions.

 

EXPECTED OUTCOMES:

  • Improved outcomes in reading, writing and maths

  • Narrowing the gap between Pupil Premium and non-Pupil Premium children

 

Breakfast Provision

We offer breakfasts every day of the week for just 20p. The cost of this is subsidised using our pupil premium funding to ensure that all children can get a good start to the day. During SATs we provide Year 6 with a free breakfast every day. This include croissants, pancakes and smoothies.

 

EXPECTED OUTCOMES:

  • Improved concentration during lessons

  • A healthy and balanced diet

  • Increased number of children in school on time

 

 

This year we have approximately £19,000 to spend on the above projects.

Please ask at the school office for a breakdown of costs for the above projects.

 

Sep 2015 - July 2016

Completed Projects:

  • New classroom resources.

  • Music and After-school club sessions for all Pupil Premium children.

  • Contributions to educational visits to all families in receipt of Pupil Premium.

  • Launch of Growth Mindset across the whole-school and parents.

  • Link Project relaunched.

  • Intervention resources and staff to deliver these. 

  • Further contributions towards Pastoral Support.

IMPACT:

  • In Year 6 50% of Pupil Premium children achieved the expected standard in Reading, Writing and Maths.

  • In Year 2 100% of Pupil Premium children achieved the expected standard in Reading, Writing and Maths.

  • All Pupil Premium children were able to attend the trip opportunities for their respective year groups. 

  • There were no EYFS children in receipt of Pupil Premium Funding.

 

Sep 2014 - July 2015
 

Completed Projects:

  • Continued contributions towards Pastoral Support.

  • New classroom based resources.

  • Music lessons for all P/P children

  • Contributions towards educational visits to keep costs as low as possible for families on FSM.

  • Contribution towards any extracurricular clubs that have a charge.

  • A small contribution towards the redesign of the school hall so that children can enjoy eating their meals whilst in school.

  • Intervention resources and staff to deliver these (Project X, ELS, Numicon)

IMPACT

  • Key Stage 2 - In Year 6 SATS the gap between our Pupil Premium children and our non-Pupil Premium Children is lower than the National Average with combined Reading, Writing and Maths L4+ only 4% behind all other children in the school.

  • Combined Reading, Writing and Maths L4+ for Pupil Premium children was 10% above National Averages.

  • Expected progress in reading and writing for pupil premium children was broadly in line with National Averages.

  • Expected progress in maths for pupil premium children was above National Average.

  • There were no children in KS1 or EYFS receiving Pupil Premium funding.