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Our Lady of Hartley Catholic School Academy Pupil Premium Strategy

 

Date: September 2017

 

Date of next review of Pupil Premium: September 2018

 

Academy Lead for Pupil Premium: Ms P Begley
 

 Background:

 

Pupil Premium funding is a government initiative designed to target resources to those pupils deemed to be from a disadvantaged background. Specifically, the Pupil Premium money is for those pupils who have been on Free School Meals (FSM) at any point over the past 6 years (Ever6) or those children who have been looked after continuously for at least 6 months (CLA). For the year 2017/2018 the Pupil Premium has a value of £1320 per eligible pupil in primary education and £935 per eligible pupil in secondary education (£1900 for those who are looked after or adopted from care). Neither the government or any government agency has dictated how the Pupil Premium money should be spent but what is clear is that the money should be used to promote strategies which narrow the attainment gap between the highest and lowest achieving pupils, and which enable eligible pupils to thrive, particularly if they demonstrate high ability.

 

 

Our Lady of Hartley Catholic School Academy’s Pupil Premium Profile 2017/2018
 

Year Group

Number of girls eligible

Number of boys eligible

Total number eligible

Total as a % of Year Group

R

1

1

2

6

1

0

1

1

3

2

3

0

3

9

3

2

3

5

14

4

1

1

2

6

5

2

2

4

13

6

2

3

5

16

 

 

Our Lady of Hartley Catholic School Academy’s Pupil Premium Profile 2017/2018
 

Year Group

Number of girls eligible

Number of boys eligible

Total number eligible

Total as a % of Year Group

R

0

0

0

0

1

1

1

2

6

2

0

1

1

3

3

3

0

3

9

4

3

2

5

15

5

0

2

2

6

6

2

2

4

12

 

Overview of Our Lady of Hartley Catholic School Academy’s Strategies for improving the performance of pupils who are

 

At Our Lady of Hartley Catholic School Academy, the main barriers to educational achievement that pupils in our school who are disadvantaged face are:

  • Lack of access to extra-curricular activities.

  • Low levels of parental engagement.

  • Social and emotional needs.

  • Poor attendance.

  • Low expectations and aspirations.

     

    We will spend our pupil premium funding in the following ways to address these barriers.

  • Family Liaison Officer

  • School Counsellor

  • SENCO release time

  • Subsidising outings and extracurricular activities

  • Additional classroom support

  • CPD for all staff – AFL and Growth Mindsets

  • Small group and individual interventions

  • Equipment and resources

     

    Our rationale for spending the money in this way

  • The Sutton Trust Research

     

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pupil Premium Funding – the total funding received by Our Lady of Hartley Catholic School Academy
 

2016 - 2017

Funding Stream

Amount (£)

Primary pupils: 23

£30360

 

 

Total Income

£30360

 

2017 - 2018

Funding Stream

Amount (£)

Primary pupils: 21

£27720

 

 

Total Income

£27720

 

At Our Lady of Hartley Catholic School Academy, the Pupil Premium funding is spent in a variety of ways with the direct and explicit aim of improving the academic outcomes and broader educational experience of our pupils who are most disadvantaged. This includes investment in both academic and pastoral strategies. A breakdown of the 2016/17 expenditure is shown below, together with its impact on outcomes for pupils eligible for Pupil Premium funding:

PP Improvement Strategy 2016/17

Amount (£)

Description

Evidence of Impact

FLO

16000

Salary

FLO’s work has increased levels of parental engagement and helped to overcome barriers to learning. Attendance and punctuality have improved.

Counsellor

5000

Fee for counselling services

Counsellor’s work has improved the overall well- being and self-esteem of the children who participate. This directly contributes to improved behaviour for learning.

Subsidising clubs and extra-curricular activities

2240

Fees

Attendance at clubs has increased confidence and participation.

SENCO release

5000

Part salary

SENCO analysed data and provided targeted support and guidance for teachers. As a result, 50% of PP children in EYFS achieved a good level of development. 100% of PP children achieved the expected level in Y1 Phonics and 100% of PP achieved the expected standard in reading, writing and maths combined at the end of KS1. In KS2, 80% achieved the expected level in RWM combined.

Teaching assistant support

1770

Training

TAs work with class teacher in providing focussed support for our disadvantaged children

Solihull Parenting

350

 

 

Total Expenditure

30360

 

 

 

A breakdown of the projected expenditure for the year 2017/2018 is shown below, together with its projected impact:

 

PP Improvement Strategy 2017/18

Amount (£)

Description

Projected Impact

DASCO Disadvantaged and vulnerable pupils project

1500

To develop Quality First Teaching with a particular focus on effective differentiation, personalised learning and use of TA support.

Improved attainment and progress of disadvantaged and vulnerable children.

Family Liaison Officer (FLO)

16340

Salary

Increased parental engagement, leading to a closer relationship with parents of disadvantaged pupils, will enable a greater awareness of and responsiveness to the needs of the whole child.

 

Lego therapy & Draw and Talk therapy will help children to overcome emotional & social barriers to learning. In addition, children will develop speech and language skills and fine motor skills.

 

FLO is leading our drive to improve attendance and punctuality. This will have a positive impact on behaviour for learning for our disadvantaged children.

 

FLO will signpost links to outside agencies including Early Help and Kent Young Carers, thereby assisting our disadvantaged pupils to overcome barriers to learning.

Counsellor

4000

Fees (mornings only)

Works of the counsellor will help reduce social and emotional difficulties, thus leading to increased self-esteem and improved behaviour for learning.

 

Counsellor will liaise with FLO to inform their planned engagement with parents and child.

Subsidising extra-curricular activities and clubs

2100

School contribution

This support for families will help promote the home/school partnership in progressing our disadvantaged pupils.

 

Opportunities to achieve in sports and non-academic activities will increase self-esteem and promote positive behaviours for learning in the classroom.

 

This support for families will ensure equality of opportunities for all children.

TA support

1770

part salary

TA’s will work with class teacher in providing focussed support for our disadvantaged children.

SENCO release time

5000

part salary

Senco will analyse data and provide targeted support and guidance for teachers.

 

will liaise with SLT to provide a precise whole-school perspective on our provision for disadvantaged pupils.

Total Expenditure

30710

 

 

 

Our Lady of Hartley Catholic School Academy’s Results 2017 – Attainment and Progress of pupils eligible for Pupil Premium funding

 

New school accountability measures are as follows:

 

  • The proportion of pupils meeting the revised national standard
  • Scores measuring the progress made by pupils by subject from similar Key Stage 1 starting points

 

This is the second year that these measures have been the main accountability measures. It is therefore difficult to make year on year comparisons.

 

The table below provides headline figures for disadvantaged pupils. Disadvantaged pupils attract pupil premium funds. The headlines are compared to national average outcomes for pupils who are non-disadvantaged. The national averages for similarly disadvantaged pupils are shown for information.
 

Headline Measure

Academy 2017 Disadvantaged Outcomes

2016 National Non

Disadvantaged

2016 National Disadvantaged

% Pupils meeting the national standard in Reading, Writing and mathematics

80

60

39

% of pupils meeting the national standard in Reading

80

72

53

% of pupils meeting the national standard in Writing

80

79

64

 

 

Our Lady of Hartley Catholic School Academy’s Results 2017 – Attainment and Progress of pupils eligible for Pupil Premium funding

 

Headline Measure

Academy 2017 Disadvantaged Outcomes

2016 National Non

Disadvantaged

2016 National Disadvantaged

% of pupils meeting the national standard in mathematics

80

76

58

Reading progress score

-1.7

+0.3

-0.7

Indicator of Relative Difference to the National Average for all pupils

= Progress made by disadvantaged pupils in this school is in line with the progress made by all pupils on average nationally.

↑ On average nationally non-disadvantaged pupils make more progress than all pupils

 

↓ On average nationally disadvantaged pupils make less progress than all pupils

Writing progress score

-4.8

+0.1

-0.3

Indicator of Relative Difference to the National Average for all pupils

= Progress made by disadvantaged pupils in this school is in line with the progress made by all pupils on average nationally.

↑ On average nationally non-disadvantaged pupils make more progress than all pupils

 

↓ On average nationally disadvantaged pupils make less progress than all pupils

Mathematics progress score

-3.4

+0.2

-0.5

Indicator of Relative Difference to the National Average for all pupils

= Progress made by disadvantaged pupils in this school is in line with the progress made by all pupils on average nationally.

↑ On average nationally non-disadvantaged pupils make more progress than all pupils

↓ On average nationally disadvantaged pupils make less progress than all pupils

 

 

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