Funding Information

Pupil Premium:

Pupil premium funding is an annual allocation of funds from the Government given to schools to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and to close the gaps between them and their peers. These funds are used to provide additional support and intervention, funds are targeted to ensure the continued academic, personal, social and emotional progress of children.

2018/19:

Our pupil premium allocation for the academic year 2018/19 is estimated to be £10,780.

2017/18:

Our pupil premium allocation for the academic year 2017/18 is £18480.

The main barriers to educational achievement faced by eligible pupils include:

  • social communication and interaction;
  • behavioural difficulties;
  • specific learning difficulties in reading, spelling, writing and maths;
  • concentration and attention.
How the money is spentReasons for this approachHow the impact is measured
Supporting eligible children in the classroom.To accelerate learning in reading, writing and maths for children not making expected progress to ensure all children make at least expected progress from their starting points.Regular pupil progress meetings and close monitoring of pupil progress data.Accelerated progress in reading, writing and maths
1:1 or group LSA support for children.To accelerate learning in reading, writing and maths for children not making expected progress to ensure all children make at least expected progress from their starting points.For emotional and behavioural support for pupils to enable them to sit and access learning and support their social skills development for example, through helping them to understand and recognise feelings.Improved behaviour and social skills, fewer behavioural incidents.Regular pupil progress meetings and close monitoring of pupil progress data.Accelerated progress in reading, writing and maths
1:1 tuition1:1 tuition to accelerate learning in reading, writing and maths for children not making expected progress to ensure all children make at least expected progress from their starting pointsAccelerated progress in reading, writing and maths.Regular pupil progress meetings and close monitoring of pupil progress data.

The date of the next review of the school’s pupil premium strategy: April 2019.

PE (Physical education) and Sport Premium:

The school received £8286 PE and Sport Premium for the 2016-17 academic year.

The school received £13163 PE and Sport Premium for September 2017-18.

The school is estimated to receive £ 16,710 PE and Sport Premium for the 2018-19 academic year.

How the funding was spent in 2017/18:

  • 3 sets of gifted and talented coaching sessions;
  • Staff release time to attend PE Skills Programme.
  • Weekly specialist PE teaching.

The impact of the premium and sustainability:

  • CPD for staff – 4 teachers up-skilled and more confident in teaching football to sustain enhanced learning;
  • new sustained links with our local schools through inter-school tournaments;
  • 2 hours of PE curriculum led by trained coaches;
  • children showing greater resilience after competing in tournaments;
  • More pupils taking part in extra-curricular clubs;
  • gifted and talented pupils attended football coaching;
  • staff show an increased awareness of the development of appropriate learning environments.

Swimming:

The number of pupils in the Y6 cohort who can swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres: 2/11

The number of pupils able to use a range of stokes effectively: 0/11

The number of pupils able to perform safe self-rescue in different water-based situations: 0/11

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