Examples of How Pupil Premium was spent and the Impact of the Expenditure on Eligible and other Pupils 16/17

 

  • Specific 1:1 programs for pupils linked to reading, writing, or spelling in order to improve reading/spelling ages.
  • dditional literacy lesson on ks3 curriculum.
  • KS3 drama lesson for year 9 pupils to boost self-esteem and confidence. Also enabling them to perform in front of the school.
  • Effective working relationships with parents further developed and improved to improve home/school communication allowing parents/pupils to see the benefit of being in school and engaging with lessons.
  • Further support for personalising timetables using 'alternative' provision for specific pupils.
  • Extra staffing levels allowing for more flexibility of the curriculum increasing opportunities for accreditation.
  • Increased counselling opportunities for pupils at risk of disengagement.
  • Whole school INSET linked to safeguarding issues, protocols and procedures.
  • Projects such as F.A.R. tailored to all female groups in order to build emotional resilience and assertiveness.
  • Additional resources purchased for specific subject area to aid learning an individual progress.
  • Additional staffing purchased to provide 1:1 career guidance across KS4
  • Additional staffing purchased to provide smaller classes all allowing a more personalized curriculum to allow for improved progress.
  • Purchase of ICT equipment to support homework and school work.

P = Pupil premium Students who have made at least one sub level of progress 2016/2017

 

Impact of the Expenditure on Eligible and other Pupils:

  • The graph shows that there is very little difference between pupil premium and non- pupil premium in the core subjects of maths and English.
  • Additional 1:1 support has improved progress of the pupil premium students in literacy and numeracy, therefore reducing the gap between the pupil premium and non-pupil premium students.
  • In science, pupil premium students are out performing non-pupil premium students.
  • Pupils across all key stages have participate in school residential holidays and educational visits increasing participation, enjoyment of school activities and boosting self-esteem and confidence.
  • Careers sessions have enabled pupils to make informed decisions with regard to post 16 providers.