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Hetts Lane Infant and Nursery School receives Pupil Premium funding for:

 

  • Children who are entitled to receive Free School Meals or who have been eligible during the last 6 years.

  • Looked After Children

  • Children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces.

  • We are required to publish information about how we have used and intend to use the Premium

Pupil Premium Grant Report 2016/17

 

  • Pupil Premium Grant Report     2015/ 2016

  • For the 2015/ 2016 financial year the total Pupil Premium Grant received by the school was £75,240

    (An initial allocation of £87120 based on 66 pupils was adjusted in June 2015)

     

    This is based on a pupil premium grant of £1320 per pupil for 57 identified Pupil Premium (Free School Meal) children

     

    Approximately £10,500 of this money funds the Free School Meals for qualifying children and a further £1250 the free school milk.

     

    The remaining £63,500 Pupil premium funding is used to ensure pupils are given every opportunity in order to reach their potential, both academically and socially. As in previous years it will be used primarily to fund staffing, training and resources for targeted intervention for groups and individuals and will be allocated to:

     

  • Ensuring that the children who qualify for free school meals have their needs and any barriers to their learning clearly identified and their progress closely monitored through school
  • Providing additional individual or small group learning for pupil premium children who need a boost to their learning in order to reach their potential: for example one - one reading, small group phonic, writing and maths tuition and this year  nurture  group and 1-1 support to meet social and  emotional needs and a  “Health Mentor” to support children’s  physical and social development
  • Specific time is allocated to ensure that during the year all Pupil Premium children will receive planned support at a level appropriate to their learning needs.
  • Supporting children’s learning and progress in the classroom by ensuring well trained support staff are available to support children’s needs and progress.
  • Staff development and the purchase of quality proven intervention programmes to address the needs of specific vulnerable groups and staff training to ensure high quality teaching and intervention work. Including  this year “Switch On” writing and “Talk Boost” Interventions
  • Towards funding clubs, school trips and visitors into school to enhance the curriculum and ensure all children are able to participate
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    Hetts Lane Infant & Nursery School Pupil Premium Grant Report 

    2015/ 2016

     

                  The following table breaks down the priorities for the allocation of funding. 

     

     Area/ Project  

    Purpose & Comment

    Approximate cost

    Impact

    Providing Meals and Milk

    To support children’s healthy development

    £11,750

     

    Children receive hot meal and milk to support healthy development.

    Teaching Assistant Support for interventions

    eg small group work/ 1- 1 reading / Fun fit / Phonic/ maths/ Switch On Writing/  5 minute box/ Nurture Groups & Better Reading

     

     

    Including small group teaching/ intervention solely for Pupil Premium children,

     

     

    To support better than expected pupil progress in identified areas of need.

    Pupils eligible for pupil premium funding are prioritised for interventions as appropriate to meet individual needs and this is monitored through pupil progress review meetings

    £39,240

     

    Approx 12 hrs a week for each class

    Monitoring of interventions shows that children show good progress.

     

    End of Year assessment data shows that the majority of Pupil Premium Children made good progress

    To ensure that during the year all Pupil Premium children will receive planned support at a level appropriate to their learning needs. (1 afternoon a week of TA time) These sessions will be driven by the learning needs of the individual children whatever their ability

    2hrs x 6 classes x 38 weeks =  £8500

     

    Individuals benefited from programme of intervention showing improved confidence

    Staff development and resources for ensuring quality first teaching (Outstanding teaching INSET & “Talk to Learn” whole staff development)

     

    and staff development for new interventions (Switch On Writing training & Talk Boost training & resources)

     To develop  staff understanding and skills to maximise progress and attainment

     

     

     

     

     

     

    To support pupil progress in writing and in developing communication & language skills   

    £4500

    Teaching staff are equipped with skills and understanding to deliver quality first teaching for all children.

    All staff have increased understanding of age related expectations for children’s communication & language development, enabling needs to be identified and appropriate intervention put in place.

    Trained staff are implementing interventions and data indicates children show good and rapid progress, supporting closing the gap between pupil premium and other children.

    Specific intervention & support to meet the needs of individuals

    • 1-1 reading
    • Health Mentor
    • 1-1 counselling
    • 1-1 support for children with specific needs throughout the day

    To support progress and needs of individuals when appropriate

    £6250

    Increased confidence contributing to the majority of Pupil Premium children making better then expected progress.

     

    Childrens needs are met on an individual basis to support progress

    Monitoring pupil progress and the impact and effectiveness of interventions.

     

     

    To ensure systems are in place and used effectively to enable the school to ensure Pupil Premium children are making the best progress possible and interventions and support are deployed effectively.

    Staff development to maximise effective use of pupil premium funding

    £2500

    The progress of groups of children including pupil premium is tracked and monitored effectively.

     

     

    Self evaluation is used to monitor the impact and effectiveness of interventions and ensure best use of funding available f

    Visits, visitors, after school clubs

     

    To enable all pupils to enhance learning through first hand learning experiences, accessing  visits, clubs and events 

    When offering after school clubs the pupil premium children are identified as a priority

    £2500

    100% pupils have participated in school trips and visits. 

    1-1/ small group support for trips for identified PP children

    All pupil premium children wishing to attend after school clubs were able to

     

     

    £75,240

     

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For the 2014/ 2015 financial year the total Pupil Premium Grant received by the school is £85,800

 

This is based on an increased pupil premium grant of £1300 per pupil for 66 identified Pupil Premium (Free School Meal) children

 

Approximately £23,000 of this money funds The Free School Meals for qualifying children and a further £2300 the free school milk.

 

The remaining £60,500 Pupil premium funding is used to ensure pupils are given every opportunity in order to reach their potential, both academically and socially. As in previous years it will be used primarily to fund staffing, training and resources for targeted intervention for groups and individuals and will be allocated to:

 

  • Ensuring that the children who qualify for free school meals have their needs clearly identified and their progress closely monitored through school

 

  • Providing additional individual or small group learning for those children eligible for Free School Meals who need a boost to their learning in order to reach their potential: for example working with the Literacy Volunteer, small group reading, writing or maths tuition and this year a “Health Mentor” to support children’s  physical development

 

  • Supporting children’s learning and progress in the classroom by ensuring well trained support staff are available to support children’s needs and progress.

 

  • The purchase of quality proven intervention programmes to address the needs of specific vulnerable groups and staff training to ensure high quality teaching and intervention work. Including  this year “First Class Maths” Intervention

 

  • Towards funding clubs, school trips and visitors into school to enhance the curriculum and ensure all children are able to participate

 

In addition this year

 

  • We have also introduced additional small group teaching/ intervention solely for Pupil Premium children, ensuring that during the year all Pupil Premium children will receive planned support at a level appropriate to their learning needs. (1 afternoon a week)

The following table breaks down the proposed priorities for the allocation of funding. 

 

Area/ Project 

Purpose & Comment

Approximate cost

Impact

Providing Meals and Milk

To support children’s healthy development

£25300

 

Teaching Assistant Support for interventions & staff development for intervention

Eg small group work/ 1- 1 reading / Fun fit / Phonic/ maths/ Early Literacy/ Nurture Groups & Better Reading

To support better than expected pupil progress in identified areas of need.

Pupils eligible for pupil premium funding are prioritised for interventions as appropriate to meet individual needs and this is monitored.

£30,000

 

Approx 10 hrs a week for each class

 

Additional small group teaching/ intervention solely for Pupil Premium children,

 

 

To ensure that during the year all Pupil Premium children will receive planned support at a level appropriate to their learning needs. (1 afternoon a week) These sessions will be driven by the learning needs of the individual children whatever their ability

2hrs x 6 classes x 38 weeks =  £6000

 

 

Staff development and resources for new interventions & teaching assistant time including: First Class Maths

To support pupil progress in maths

£2000

 

Specific intervention/ support to meet needs of individuals

  • Literacy Volunteer
  • Play therapy 
  • Health Mentor

To support progress and needs of individuals when appropriate

£2500

 

Tracking pupil progress

 

Purchase of EAZmag  system to support tracking

To ensure systems are in place to enable the school to ensure Pupil Premium children are making the best progress possible and interventions and support are deployed effectively.

 

£500

 

Visits, visitors, after school clubs

eg Life Education Van £900

 

To enable all pupils to enhance learning through first hand learning experiences, accessing  visits, clubs and events 

When offering after school clubs the pupil premium children are often identified for prioritising

£2500

 

Resources to support pupil premium children ipads/ laptops/ reading books – book banding

To improve resources to support childrens learning and progress.

£5000

 

 

 

approx £76000

 

£10000 yet to allocate