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Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.

Annex 2c: Pupil premium strategy statement (primary)

1.   Summary information

School

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary

Academic Year

2016-17

Total PP budget

£39,058

Date of most recent PP Review

Oct.16

Total number of pupils

255

Number of pupils eligible for PP

33 (inc.E6)

Date for next review of this strategy

Oct.17

 

2.   Current attainment

 

Pupils eligible for PP

All pupils (38)

Pupils not eligible for PP (national average)

Reading, writing & mathematics: % of pupils achieving the expected standard

17%

63%

60%

Reading: % of pupils achieving the expected standard

67%

87%

71%

Writing: % of pupils achieving the expected standard

33%

71%

79%

Mathematics: % of pupils achieving the expected standard

50%

79%

75%

3.   Barriers to future attainment (for pupils eligible for PP)

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

A.    

Speech & language (including phonics)

B.    

Writing

Progress: Y6 disadvantaged progress score -0.20 whilst other was 2.66

Attainment: Y2 67% (70% national other) of disadvantaged achieved the expected standard in writing whilst 83% of other pupils achieved this

Y6 33% (79% national other) of disadvantaged pupils achieved the national standard whilst 78% of other pupils achieved this

C.    

Feelings, behaviour & relationships. Several children, display behavioural and emotional difficulties linked to low self-esteem

D.

Learning difficulties. 33% of the total children eligible also have known barriers to learning (i.e. known learning difficulties)

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

E.

Family support

4.     Desired outcomes (Desired outcomes and how they will be measured)

Success criteria

A.     

Improve oral language skills for eligible pupils

Achieving Speaking Early Learning Goal dis pupils = other pupils; Passing Y1 phonics dis pupils = other

B.     

Differences in writing progress & outcomes between pupils who are eligible for PP and other pupils diminishes

% disadvantaged = or > % other

C.     

Differences in mathematics progress & outcomes between pupils who are eligible for PP and other pupils diminishes

% disadvantaged = or > % other

D.     

An increase in pupils’ self-esteem and a reduction in behavioural issues for identified pupils

Reduction in yellow & red cards

E.     

Improved outcomes for PP eligible pupils who also have a known barrier to learning

SEND & dis pupils accelerated progress

             

 

5.   Planned expenditure

·         Academic year

2016-17

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

    i.   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?

Diminish differences between dis & other

HLTA training (x5)

and deployment

Develop skills of TLAs offering specific support to dis pupils

Data, work scrutiny, pupil attitudes & intervention monitoring

Inclusion Leader

February 2017

£6,000.00

 

Writing differences diminish dis & other

Clicker 7

Motivate & support writing process

Monitor impact half termly current DOL index in writing

HT &

Inclusion Leader

 

February 2017

£2,200.00

Total budgeted cost

£8,200.00

   ii.   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?

Increased confidence/

emotional stability

BCCS Counselling

1 morning/week

Several PP eligible pupils experiencing difficulties (internal & external) where they require emotional support

Referrals made with parental consent & counsellor regularly liaises with staff in order to extend support offered to pupils 

SEND/

Inclusion Lead

April 2017

Total budgeted cost

£3,000

Targeted support (continued)

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 opportunities for eligible pupils

Fund school trips & excursions and clubs & activities

Participation and inclusion supports improved outcomes for PP eligible pupils

Monitor PP pupils’ progress

Phase leaders

July 2017

Pupils nourished supporting healthy lifestyle & improving outcomes

Cool Milk funding

Supporting inclusion by offering daily milk; a quick and easy way of improving eligible pupils’ daily diet

Records kept

CTs

July 2017

Total budgeted cost

£752.70

 iii.   Other approaches

Identify and close learning gaps

Reading Catch-up

4.5 hours/week – Spring 2017

Proven to be an effective intervention within this setting with our trained staff; just 15 minutes on a 1:1 twice/week

Monitor quality and impact of sessions considering both staff & pupil perspectives

HLTA & SEND/

Inclusion Lead

TLA to release CK

 

April 2017

£1,000.00

 

Improve oral language skills

Speech & language therapy 4.5 hours/week – Spring 2017

Proven to be an effective intervention within this setting with our trained staff & speech & language therapist

Monitor quality and impact of sessions considering both staff & pupil perspectives

SEND/

Inclusion Lead

SH

April 2017

£1,000.00

 

Diminish differences in phonics

Phonics catch-up

4.6 hours/week - Spring

10 minutes/child daily on a 1:1 seen as effective boost in phonics knowledge & understanding

Phonics screen/stage assessment

JT or SR

April 2017

£1,000.00

 

Diminish differences in writing

Writing intervention

2 hours/week (27)

20 minutes/pupil x2/week seen as a effective level of support

Current DOL index half termly

TBC

LH

February 2017

£1,250.00

 

Diminish differences in writing

Purchase more laptops (x10)

Promote independent writing using Clicker 7 both at home and in school

Current DOL index half termly

Pupil voice

Inclusion & English Leaders

 

£4085.00

 

Identify and close learning gaps

Maths Catch-up

2 hours/week – Summer 2017

Proven to be an effective intervention within this setting with our trained staff; just 15 minutes on a 1:1 twice/week

Monitor quality and impact of sessions considering both staff & pupil perspectives

HLTA & SEND/

Inclusion Lead

DS

April 2017

£600

 

Identify and close learning gaps

Maths Factor resource

Using laptops to support mathematics independent learning

Current DOL index half termly

CT & Maths Leader

April 2017

£75.00

 

Improve personal, social & emotional development

Lunchtime clubs

5 hours/week

Participation promotes self-esteem and reduces behavioural incident

 

Concord Rangers

CG

July 2017

£1,309.00

Increased confidence/emotional stability

Good to be Me

1 hour/week – Summer 2017

Proven to be an effective intervention within this setting with our trained staff (1 hour/week for 6 weeks) in order to build self-confidence and positive relationships

Monitor quality and impact of sessions considering both staff & pupil perspectives

HLTA & SEND/

Inclusion Lead

LH

December 2016

£625.00

Improve transition to Year 1 & 2 leading to improved outcomes for pupils

Increase adult supervision in Year 1 & 2 class in the afternoon

 

Enable fluid indoor and outdoor learning opportunities benefitting eligible pupils in their transition from Reception to Year 1

Monitor quality and impact of sessions considering both staff & pupil perspectives

EY & KS1 Lead

 

April 2017

Y1 £1,000

Y2 £800.00

Develop/improve social skills including cooperation

Lego Therapy

1 hour/week (x31) plus £100:00 on new Lego

Proven to be an effective intervention within this setting with our trained staff

Monitor quality and impact of sessions considering both staff & pupil perspectives

HLTA & SEND/

Inclusion Lead

LH

April 2017

£625.00

Total budgeted cost

£25,321.70

               

 

6.   Review of expenditure

Previous Academic Year

 

    i.   Quality of teaching for all

Desired outcome

Chosen action / approach

Estimated impact: Did you meet the success criteria? Include impact on pupils not eligible for PP, if appropriate.

Lessons learned

(and whether you will continue with this approach)

Cost

Improve outcomes in mathematics for all disadvantaged pupils

Intervention teacher (secondary maths specialist)

Deepen mathematical understanding and to support differentiation. Offer staff training & resources to develop staff subject knowledge.

 

£19009

Improve outcomes for all disadvantaged pupils

Intervention TLAs

Offering range of social & academic support in order to promote pupils’ self-esteem and confidence including; speech & language, 5 minute boxes, Lego therapy, Good to be Me (Social & emotional development workshop (6 weeks)), Maths and English Catch-up programs.

 

£14557

   ii.   Targeted support

Desired outcome

Chosen action / approach

Estimated impact: Did you meet the success criteria? Include impact on pupils not eligible for PP, if appropriate.

Lessons learned

(and whether you will continue with this approach)

Cost

To provide emotional support in order to improve outcomes.

Counselling by Brentwood Catholic Children’s Society

To provide social & emotional support to disadvantaged pupils where a need is identified (internal & external influences).

 

£2628

To provide targeted support for vulnerable children during lunchtimes.

Inspiration Youth Call

To provide structured activities during lunchtime in order to support vulnerable children.

To provide mentoring support for children and their parents who are experiencing difficulties in school e.g. low self-esteem, friendship/social interaction issues & behavioural challenges.

 

£7486

 iii.   Other approaches

Desired outcome

Chosen action / approach

Estimated impact: Did you meet the success criteria? Include impact on pupils not eligible for PP, if appropriate.

Lessons learned

(and whether you will continue with this approach)

Cost

To ensure disadvantaged pupils have the same opportunities as non-disadvantaged pupils.

Support school trips etc.

To overcome financial barriers to ensure that children eligible for PP funding have access to trips (including residential), swimming and extra-curricular clubs & activities.

 

£2000

As above

Cool Milk for School

To provide nutrition for children eligible for PP funding.

 

£112.42

Total expenditure

£45,792.42

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