Pupil Premium 2015 - 16

Last year, our school received a total of £122,020.00 funding for us to spend on enhancing our childrens learning experiences and impact on the progress that they make throughout their learning journey. Below is a summary of the impact of these strategies.

Strategy Cost Impact
KS1 additional phonics boost - member of staff whole year £17,400.00 87% pupils achieved pass mark. All but 1 pupil passed Y2 retake.
Read Write Inc to promote literacy skills.£2,180.00Only implemented part way through the year. However, impact has been seen on phonics results and progress in books.
Additional Senior Teaching Assistant employed to deliver group support for groups of pupils primarily in Y5 and Y6 £21,729.72 Significant impact on KS2 reading results of 82% compared to national 66%. Year 6 writing progress was accelerated. PP progress in reading at +4.74 and writing at +2.72
Specialist teachers employed to teach music. £14,000.00 Quality of music provision significantly improved and pupils engaged in a number of concerts outside of school including singing in London at the O2 arena.
Teaching Assistants partly funded using PP money to work with groups in the afternoon £19,800.00 Impact was not consistent across the school. This will not be continued next year.
Assistant SENCO £16,500.84 The employment of an Assistant SENCO supports significantly with the identification of Early Helps for many of our families. This additional member of staff supports the safeguarding and welfare of all pupils.
Enhanced CPD £5,300.00 Quality CPD on Literacy and Phonics and differentiated texts led to better outcomes for children across the school. See phonics data above. In Reception, attainment was in-line with national. 72.7% of PP children achieved Y1 phonics (only 3 children did not).
Full access to additional visits and residential experiences. £14,600.00 All pupils attended school visits this year.
In-school counselling service by Younger Minds. £14,600.00 100% of families who accessed this service were happy with the impact.

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