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Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium Grant

The purpose of the Pupil Premium Grant is to ensure that eligible children make good progress and to close the gap between these pupils and their peers.

Barriers to children’s learning in school take a number of forms. Some children are disadvantaged due to having lack of appropriate stimulus and/or support at home that may be preventing them from reaching their potential. Some children in receipt of Pupil Premium may also have SEND which will be addressed further within the school.

For some children in receipt of pupil premium the barriers may be social and emotional and support within these areas will be required. For some the disadvantage may manifest itself as a financial one in terms of the children being unable to access extra-curricular activities like their peers.

As the number of children in receipt of Pupil Premium within Stock School is low there are no particular groups that emerge but individuals that all need supporting in their own particular way and for their own individual need. Each child is looked at as an individual and appropriate support designed to ensure they reach their academic potential and are able to access every area of the school curriculum.

Stock Primary School 2016-17

Number of children funded by Pupil Premium: 15

Funding per pupil: £1320 (£1900 LAC)

Total Amount Received 2016 – 2017: £21,700

Educational Support that was provided by the Pupil Premium Grant in 2016-2017 to ensure educational and financial barriers were removed.

  • Children identified as requiring intervention received 1 to 1 tuition to boost progress, attainment and confidence from a qualified teacher either before, after or during school sessions to ensure all those identified could participate at a time suitable for them.

 

  • An additional Teacher was employed one morning a week to support children in small groups and on a one to one basis during mathematics lessons in Key Stage 2.

 

  • An early morning Gym Trail takes place twice per week to support the physical and social development of vulnerable pupils.

 

  • Specific financial support was made available to allow children to access before and after school clubs. The cost of residential and day trips was also covered to ensure no child was unable to attend.

 

  • Funding has enabled the school to ensure that every class is supported by at least one part-time learning support assistant to provide support during lessons to vulnerable learners in acquiring literacy and numeracy skills.

 

  • Learning Support Assistants who have received training in specific intervention strategies were able to work with groups and individuals each afternoon.

 

 

Expenditure Break Down 2016-17

 

ACTION

       

        ALLOCATION

 

DESIRED IMPACT/BARRIER REMOVAL

 

1 to 1 Maths Tuition

 

£5000

To raise attainment in Mathematics for children in Year 6. Aiming at filling gaps and accelerating progress. Supporting children who do not or cannot receive support from home.
 

Additional Teacher as class support.

 

£2900

Working alongside class teacher to allow specific interventions for small groups and individuals. Removing barriers due to gaps in learning and or lack of support to reinforce skills from home.
 

TA for Interventions

 

£1500

Interventions to support work in class. These have included Catch Up reading, EPS maths with an aim of accelerating progress ad filling gaps. Removing barriers to making good progress.
 

TA support for class

 

£12,000

To ensure TA support is available in class to allow additional support from the class teacher and/or TA. This will ensure there is support for children academically and emotionally from a trusted adult who knows the child well.
 

Residential/Day Trips

 

£300

To ensure no child misses a trip and the opportunities this offers due to financial reasons. Ensuring lack of financial resources do not prevent any child from full access to the curriculum and extra-curricular activities the school offers.

 

Progress and Attainment

Progress and attainment of Pupils Premium Children is monitored termly by the senior leadership team, each child is individually tracked on Target Tracker and reported to the school’s governing body.

End of KS2 Attainment for Disadvantaged Pupils July 2017

Due to the very small number of children, to include school data on attainment for the end of this year would identify individual children. Progress of children during the school year is outlined later in the report.

End of KS2 Attainment for Disadvantaged Pupils July 2016

Reading %
PUPIL PREMIUM SCHOOL PUPIL PREMIUM LA GAP NON-PUPIL PREMIUM SCHOOL GAP
EXP+

66.7

 

 

52.0

 

+14.6

 

77.2

 

 

-10.6

HIGH SS

33.3

 

9.7

 

+23.7

 

22.7

 

+10.6

Maths %
EXP+

83.3

 

 

56.8

 

+26.6

 

77.2

 

 

+6.1

HIGH SS

16.7

 

8.3

 

+8.4

 

13.6

 

+3.0

GPS %
EXP+

33.3

 

 

59.7

 

 

-26.3

 

72.7

 

 

-39.4

HIGH SS

33.3

 

13.0

 

+20.4

 

22.7

 

+10.6

This data refers to 6 children.

The impact of the Pupil Premium at the end of Year 6 shows that a significantly higher percentage of children in Stock School attain the Expected Levels in Reading and Mathematics and a higher percentage attain a Higher Scaled Score in Reading, Mathematics and GPS when compared with all pupils in receipt of Pupil Premium (PP) funding within the Local Authority.

Compared to non-disadvantaged children within the school the children in receipt of PP funding the percentage attaining a High Scaled Score was greater in Reading, Mathematics and GPs and higher in Mathematics at the expected level. This would have also been higher in Reading if one more child had attained the Expected level.

School Tacking systems show that all the children in Year 6 made good progress or more in year 6.

End of KS1 Attainment for Disadvantaged Pupils July 2017

Data on attainment cannot be included for this as it would identify individuals.

End of KS1 Attainment for Disadvantaged Pupils July 2016

Data on attainment cannot be included for this as it would identify individuals.

School Tracking Systems shows that these children made at least good progress since starting at Stock.

Progress for all Children in receipt of Pupil Premium 2016-17

The following chart shows the steps progress of all pupil premium children in each year compares to non-pupil premium children.

  Reading Writing Maths
Year PP NON-PP PP NON-PP PP NON-PP
6 ( 12.0 6.5 11.5 6.7 12.0 6.9
5 7.0 6.3 5.0 6.3 7.0 6.4
4 6.0 5.6 6.0 5.4 6.0 5.5
3 5.5 6.0 5.0 5.6 5.5 5.8
2 4.0 5.6 5.0 5.7 7.0 5.9
1 4.0 4.9 4.0 5.0 5.0 5.0

This data refers to only a small number of children per class supported at pupil premium.

Planned Pupil Premium for Stock Primary School 2017-18

Number of children funded by Pupil Premium: 6 + 6 more children who will receive funding from April 2018 (5 new to school, 1 recently has become Free meals)

Funding per pupil: £1320 (£1900 LAC)

Total Amount Received 2017 – 2018: £17.740

Educational Support planned for the Pupil Premium Grant in 2017-2018

Support and interventions that were used last year and shown to be beneficial will be continued and in some cases extended to support those in receipt of Pupil Premium.

  • Children identified as requiring intervention received 1 to 1 tuition to boost progress, attainment and confidence from a qualified teacher either before, after or during school sessions to ensure all those identified could participate at a time suitable for them. For this academic year a teacher will be employed for a full day.

 

  • An additional Teacher will continue to be employed one morning a week to support children in small groups and on a one to one basis during literacy and mathematics lessons in Key Stage 2.

 

  • An early morning Gym Trail will continue to take place twice per week to support the physical and social development of vulnerable pupils.

 

  • Specific financial support will be made available to allow children to access before and after school clubs. The cost of residential and day trips will also covered to ensure no child was unable to attend.

 

  • Funding has continued to enable the school to ensure that every class is supported by at least one part-time learning support assistant to provide support during lessons to vulnerable learners in acquiring literacy and numeracy skills.

 

  • Learning Support Assistants who have received training in specific intervention strategies are released to support and boost individuals or small groups. Intervention groups will be extended this year during the afternoons to target specific difficulties to accelerated progress.

 

  • Social Skills groups will be added to support the emotional and social well-being of children

 

Reviews

The provision for Pupil Premium expenditure is continually assessed and adjusted as the year progresses by the senior leadership team.

The progress and attainment of children in receipt of Pupil Premium is monitored termly so interventions can be adjusted as necessity dictates.

A full review of the Pupil Premium Strategy will take place yearly at the start of each Autumn Term.

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