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The Churchill School

Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2017-18

1. Summary Information

School

The Churchill School

Academic Year

2017/18

Total PP budget

£98460

Date of most recent PP Review

Nov 2017

Total number of pupils

413

Number of pupils eligible for PP

87

Date for next internal review of this strategy

Feb 2018

 

2. Current Attainment

KS2 2017 Test Summary Information

 

Pupils eligible for PP

All Pupils

% achieving the Expected Standard in Reading Writing and Maths Combined

46%

75%

% making the Expected Standard in Reading

64%

83%

% making the Expected Standard in Writing

73%

92%

% making the Expected Standard in Maths

45%

87%

KS2 2017 Progress Measure Averages

Group Focus / pupil number

Reading

Writing

Maths

Pupil Premium

11

+1.27

+0.31

+0.78

Non Pupil Premium

49

+1.23

+0.82

+0.08

 

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3. Barriers to Future Attainment (for pupils eligible for PP)

In-school Barriers

A

Lower starting points on entry, particularly in communication, literacy and language.

B

Some pupils have low self-esteem, which affects longer-term achievement.

C

High correlation between FSM and SEN support.

 

External Barriers

D

Some families lack basic equipment to support their children at home.

4. Desired Outcomes

Success criteria

A

Improved language skills

Increased number of pupils reaching ‘greater depth’ across the curriculum

Outcomes at KS2 show that gaps between PP/Non children achieving greater depth diminishes.

B

Pupils with low self-esteem have access to a variety of personalised initiatives so that achievement is in line with that of peers.

Improved self-esteem as measured by school pupil survey.

C

Pupils take ownership of their learning and are able to recognise their progress and use this as a springboard to independence.

Increased number of pupils reaching ‘greater depth’ across the curriculum

Attendance gaps with non-disadvantaged children close.

Pupils make consistent progress and outcomes are improved by at least 20% for RWM combined.

All Greater depth out comes to reach 10%

Attendance of PP above 95%.

D

Children to not be less disadvantaged by lack of equipment at home.

High attendance at Owl Club.

PP families show interest in online video tutorials.

 

5. Planned Expenditure

Academic year

£98460

The three headings below demonstrate how we 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?

Improved language skills

Increased number of pupils reaching ‘greater depth’ across the curriculum

Teachers and TAs receive effective, targeted guidance and CPD.

 

Staff training on high quality feedback

 

Speech and Lang therapist to do year round work in EYFS. This includes working with children and supporting/training staff.

Quality First teaching and targeted teaching in core subjects is effective in ensuring consistent / rapid progress.

Some pupils need targeted support to diminish differences.

Evidence sources (EEF Toolkit) suggest high quality feedback is an effective way to improve attainment.

Quality CPD used and acted upon.

Robust tracking feeding through to Pupil Progress Meetings.

Evaluation of feedback strategies through monitoring books, lessons and through pupil consultation.

SLT

 

Middle Leaders

 

EYFS Team

Nov 2017

Jan 2018

March 2018

June 2018

July 2018

Pupils take ownership of their learning and are able to recognise their progress and use this as a springboard to independence.

Increased number of pupils reaching ‘greater depth’ across the curriculum

Through our assertive mentoring program, pupils will be actively involved in the decision making about learning tasks and will be able to articulate their progress with teachers and leaders.

 

Tracking of pupil progress leads to targeted teaching and individualised initiatives.

Meta-cognition and self-regulation approaches have consistently high levels of impact, with pupils making an average of eight months’ additional progress. The evidence indicates that teaching these strategies can be particularly effective for low achieving

Higher attainment through consistent progress is achieved by effective assessment and targeted teaching.

Quality CPD focussed on Meta cognition and self-regulation

Robust tracking feeding through to Pupil Progress Meetings.

Teachers

 

SLT

October 2017

November 2017

January 2018

March 2018

May 2018

July 2018

 

Total budgeted cost

£35892

 

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?

Improved language skills including vocabulary to learn (whole curriculum).

Increased number of pupils reaching ‘greater depth’ across the curriculum.

Diminish the difference between PP and Non children reaching the expected standard at the end of KS2.

Intervention groups

 

Toe by Toe

 

Sounds-Write Phonics

 

Plus 1 and Power of 2 Maths

 

Inter School enrichment sessions in Maths, Literacy and Science for higher attaining PP children.

 

Brain Academy catch-up every morning.

School data shows that we need to increase the number of most able PP pupils reaching the higher standard and continue to close gaps between low attaining PP and non-disadvantaged children.

Intervention and small group tuition will make an impact if it is additional to and explicitly linked with normal lessons.

Quality First teaching and targeted teaching on core subjects is effective in ensuring consistent / rapid progress.

Quality CPD used.

Robust tracking feeding through to Pupil Progress Meetings.

 

Monitoring of links to class teaching

 

Through scrutiny of books we will be able to evidence Brain Academy intervention on unmet objectives.

SLT

Middle Leaders

 

 

 

Teachers

 

HLTA

 

 

January 2018

March 2018

July 2018

Pupils with low self-esteem have access to a variety of personalised initiatives so that achievement is in line with that of peers.

Early identification of issues and effective mentoring.

Liaison with and Intervention with other professionals.

Emotional wellbeing is key to supporting pupils learning. Some pupils need additional support to address these needs.

Well-being and self-esteem are barriers to learning. Removal or alleviation of these barriers prepares pupils to learn and achieve more.

 

Robust monitoring feeding through to Pupil Progress Meetings.

SENCo

SLT

Teachers

December 2017

March 2018

June 2018

Total budgeted cost

£45282

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?

Increased parental engagement through safeguarding lead, SENCO Assistant and SLT.

Consistent open lines of communication.

 

Online videos to help your children at home.

Parents are key in supporting effective learning as shown by a number of research projects (EEF Toolkit)

Good communication with children and families.

SLT

Teachers

TAs

January 2018

July 2018

Raise attendance and increase readiness to learn.

Community Support Minibus picking children up on a Monday and Friday.

 

Free Breakfast Club and Owl Club.

 

 

Research done by the DFE has shown strong links between sessions missed and lower chance of attaining secondary readiness.

 

EEF research on Digital Technology and constant data on the importance on breakfast to concentrate (such as the Frontiers of Human Neuroscience)

Monitor attendance and maintain open dialogue with class teachers.

Safeguarding Lead

&

SENCO Assistant

Monthly

Total budgeted cost

£14900

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Review of expenditure – Previous academic year

 

Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure Financial Year 2016/17

Amount of PPG

97

Total Number of Children Eligible for PPG

£98420

 

Initiative/Activity

Objective

Cost

Data Sharing and Planning

Target: All PP

 

Six times a year SLT will collect and share data with teaching staff. Through this careful assessment process teachers are able to plan appropriate next steps and deliver them through the Assertive Mentoring System.

 

All PP children are given extra time with their learning mentor to discuss strategies and ways forward.

£44500

Child Wellbeing  Monitoring

Target: All PP

This provision will also be run with and benefit all children.

Pupil Perception is collected during parents evening week. This happens by-annually and is distilled by SLT and shared with staff. We monitor the views of children against the views of their families.

£650

Owl Club

Target: All PP

Target: Low Attending PP

Target: PP Children where readiness to learn is a concern.

Owl Club runs each morning before school and is open for all pupil premium children who wish to attend.

Breakfast is provided and there is a focus on getting the children ready to learn by the start of the school day.

£4370

Basic Skills Intervention (Toe by Toe/Power of 2 etc)

Target: All PP

Target: SEN PP

Intervention could be one-to-one or in a small group of no more than 4 children.

It will be monitored by the SENCO and used to accelerate progress where necessary.

£3310

Daily Reading

Target: All PP

Target: SEN PP

This provision will also be run with and benefit all children.

Daily reading occurs in a comfortable area each morning. It is a one-to-one session which focusses on basic reading skills and to model a love of literature.

£10750

Pupil Mentoring and SLT lunchtime support.

Target: All PP

Target: PP Boys

Intensive pupil mentors provide a positive and individual role model which help children with a range of learning barriers.

£20440

Brain Academy

 

Target: All PP

Whole school approach where small gaps are being closed by addressing every

£5031

Year 6 Residential Bursary

Target: Y6 PP

To ensure that all children have the opportunity to experiences valuable learning experiences like the year 6 residential a bursary is set aside to cover some or all of the cost for those most in need.

£1203

Breakfast Club

Target: All PP

Target: Low Attending PP

Target: PP Children where readiness to learn is a concern.

Breakfast club is fully subsidised by our PP funding and allows children to eat breakfast at school.

£12200

Minibus Pickup

Target: All PP

Target: Low Attending PP

Target: PP Children where readiness to learn is a concern.

On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays the school provides a minibus service where children are able to be collected from home.

£2250

 

TOTAL

£102901

 

7. Additional detail

Please note:

Test Results

2017 Test results are un-validated and will be amended when validated results are published.

Planned Expenditure

Self-esteem and well-being expenditure includes Owl Club, Theatre Trips and subsidies for school trips.

 


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