Pupil premium strategy statement 2017/18

Pupil premium strategy statement 2017/18


 

1. Summary information

School

Tadpole Farm CE Primary Academy

Academic Year

2017/18

Total PP budget

£20,020

Date of most recent PP Review

March 2019

Total number of pupils

253

Number of pupils eligible for PP

15

Date for next internal review of this

strategy

1/11/19


 

2. Current attainment

KS1- no of pupils 120, (Disadvantaged 6, Other 4)

KS2- no of pupils 94, (Disadvantaged 8, Other 4)

Pupils eligible for PP at Tadpole Farm CE Primary Academy

Pupils not eligible for PP

% achieving the expected standard in reading, writing & maths

End of Key Stage 1: 55%

End of Key Stage 2: 44%

End of Key Stage 1: 84%

End of Key Stage 2: 81%

% achieving the expected standard in reading

End of Key Stage 1: 73%

End of Key Stage 2: 54%

End of Key Stage 1: 85%

End of Key Stage 2: 94%

% achieving the expected standard in writing

End of Key Stage 1: 55%  

End of Key Stage 2: 44%

End of Key Stage 1: 84%

End of Key Stage 2: 81%

% achieving the expected standard in maths

End of Key Stage 1: 55%

End of Key Stage 2: 45%

End of Key Stage 1:83 %

End of Key Stage 2: 88%

 

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)

  1. Readiness for learning

 

    B. Self esteem and resilience building

 

C.

 

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

D. Family Support and finance

 

 

 


 

4. Desired outcomes

Desired outcomes and how they will be measured

Success criteria

A.Pupils are in school and able to fulfil their academic potential

  • Pupils achieve or exceed age related expectations– measured by pupil progress meetings and end of year data

B.Pupils feel confident  to share views with others and to recognise and name emotions

  • Pupils are seen/heard to be confident communicators with peers and adults alike

  • Pupils are emotinally healthy and ready to learn

C.No children are excluded from learning or school events due to family circumstances

  • Family support and interaction are positive and reflected in parental feedback

  • Pupils all take part in school events as appropriate and families feel supported during short term family emergencies


 

5. Planned expenditure

Academic year

         

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

Pupils are able to fulfil their potential

Small group support

TAs in the classroom


 

Many of the PP pupils at our school struggle with accessing learning in a whole class environment. They benefit from targeted teaching groups and additional support from a teaching assistant in the classroom.

PPM- target children to fill gaps in learning

SLT

 

Pupils are able to recognise and name their emotions, sharing them with others

Nurture groups

Time to talk sessions

Drama sessions

Many of the PP pupils at our school struggle with SEMH and  find it difficult to communicate their emotions. To enable the children to make progress in their academic learning, the children need to feel self confident and self- aware.

Tracking records for groups.

 

Regular chats with teachers

PPM

SENCO/ Ass SENCO

 

Class teacher

 

Total Budgeted

 

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

Pupils will not be excluded from school learning or events due to family circumstances.

Part payment for school day trips/ residential

Pupils are able to partake in activities with their peers.

Pupils are able to join in with events that they may not be able to experience otherwise.

Staff awareness/ parental awareness

SLT

 

Pupils have the opportunity to have milk at break time and a hot meal at lunchtime.

Cool Milk

School dinners

A pupil will not be ready to learn unless its physical needs are met.

Academic progress

PPM

SLT

 

Total Budgeted

 

iii. Other Approaches

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

Children are given opportunities to learn over and above those provided in the classroom

Drama

Forest

Music

Other outside agencies

Extra curricular activities give children the opportunity to shine in non- academic areas. They are able to share experiences that they may not otherwise explore.

Impact records

SLT

 

Total Budgeted

 


 

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)

Increased availability to reading material.

PP children received a signed book for World Book Day Author visit £7.92

No pupils are excluded due to family circumstances.

 

Pupils are able to access the curriculum at their own level.

Pupils feel more confident in their ability to achieve.

Pupils are able to express themselves and share their emotions

Small group teaching

Additional adults in the classroom environment

Nurture groups

Pupils make progress towards meeting end of year expectations.

Pupils develop a better awareness of their wellbeing and that of others.

Pupils build friendship groups

Pupils develop communucation skills

Continue with approach

-we have seen a greater need for the nurture groups and would like to apportion more TA time to this area.

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)

Pupils have the opportunity to enjoy activities that they may not be able to afford due to family circumstances.

Many of our pupil premium children are also young carers, so they had a trip at Christmas time to trampoline park. £182.33

Pupils have the opportunity to access extra curricular activities.

Continue to make use of opportunities offered by outside agencies

Pupils are not excluded from events that they may not be able to afford due to family circumstances.

Pupils can access learning and school life, even when their family is going through a difficult time.

Part payment of day trips

Families are not concerned about funding additional, unexpected  costs.

All pupils access the same learning and school events.

Continue with this approach.

To enable families who

need to work/care for

others to know that their

children are safe and

well cared for outside

school hours. Pupils

enjoy spending time with

peers and are enabled to

have good attendance.

Support with Lilypad fees on a short term basis

Effective for those

families who need this.

Pupils enjoy being with

peers.

Continue with this approach.

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)

Free School Meals

Ensure children have a hot meal in the middle of the day to ensure body is ready to learn in the afternoon £6,360

Pupils are able to join others in their cohort at lunchtime.

Pupils have a hot meal as part of their day.

Continue with this approach.

Availability of Cool Milk

All PP Children receive milk if they mould like it after the age of 5, to ensure readiness for learning, £365

Pupils are able to join others accessing refereshemnt at break time.

Pupils are ready to learn without being hungry or thirsty.

Continue with this approach.

Access to wider curricular opportunities

Forest School £1000

Drama £1200

Music Tuition £

Pupils develop creative and language skills that support their academic progress in English.

Pupils are givem the opportunity to excel in a non- academic environment.

Pupils are able to express themselves and share their emotions.

Pupils develop their self confidence and self awareness.

Pupils learn skills  that support their learning as a whole- independence, social skills, teamwork.

Continue with this approach- look into further targeting the music to explore different styles/ instruments.

7. Additional detail

In this section you can annex or refer to additional information which you have used to support the sections above.