Pupil Premium

The Pupil Premium is funding that comes into schools for children from low income families who are in receipt of Free School meals (FSM), for children that have been looked after continuously for a period of six months and for the children of service families.

Schools are free to spend the Pupil Premium as they see fit, but will be held accountable for its usage. From September 2012, the school is required to publicise information about its use of Pupil Premium. This is to ensure parents are fully aware of the attainment of pupils covered by the Premium and the extra support that they receive.

At Scalford, we allocate Pupil Premium based on the needs identified specifically from individual assessments of each child. With such a personalised approach, reporting in detail would compromise the individuals privacy. It is important however that we share how the Premium is going to be used for these children and the impact on their attainment.

Addressing the needs of all pupils, including those in receipt of Pupil Premium

This process is the same for all children. Throughout the year, assessments are undertaken including both written and anecdotal from parents, therapists, advisory services and school staff. The evaluation of this will identify the key targets for the child. It will also identify what additional provision is needed to move the child forward. This can include specific additional targeted staff time and intervention with the use of specific resources.

Provision Mapping

In identifying what additional provision may need to be used, staff refer to the School’s provision map. Provision mapping enables us to identify what we fund that is above the core provision, how we use it, if it has an impact on pupil attainment and progress and more importantly, where we may have gaps and need to review how we use funds to ensure value for money.

Our Pupil Premium 2017/18

Our Pupil Premium funding for 2017/18 is £11,720.

Our Pupil Premium 2016/17

Our Pupil Premium funding for 2016/17 is £9,080.

Our spending plan for 2016/17 is primarily targeted towards additional classroom and one to one support and through establishing a clear system of interventions matched to pupil needs.

Through the use of PPG we will continue to implement a wide range of intervention programmes to meet our individual children’s needs. Most interventions will focus on 1:1 and/or small group work, to raise attainment in reading, writing and maths.

Our intervention programmes to enhance learning for pupils who attract PPG include:

  • Read, Write Inc (comprehensive literacy programme to teach reading)
  • 1:1 reading, writing and maths intervention programmes
  • 5 Minute Box Dyscalculia and Dyslexia intervention programme (multi-sensory systems for teaching early literacy skills)
  • Toe by Toe (a structured, diagnostic system for teaching reading), Numicon (a multisensory resource for teaching maths), Power of 1 and Power of 2 (a highly structured one to one maths coaching system).
  • Learn to Read with Jelly and Bean, I can read (reading schemes).
  • The continuation of one to one/small group support to help raise attainment.
  • Classroom support to help raise attainment in all areas.

The grant will also be used to help FSM pupils attend extended curricular activities including residential visits and fund their school meals.

Our Pupil Premium 2015/16

Our Pupil Premium funding for 2015/16 is £7,180.

Our spending plan for this year is primarily targeted towards additional ‘in class’ and ‘out of class’ support and through establishing a clear system of interventions matched to pupils needs.

Through the use of PPG we will be introducing a wide range of intervention programmes to meet our children’s needs. Most intervention will focus on daily or weekly 1:1 or small group work, to raise attainment in English and Maths.

A summary of intervention that will run that PPG pupils are eligible for:

  • Read, write Inc - continuation for existing and implementation for new eligible pupils.
  • 1:1 reading, writing and maths intervention programme.
  • 5 Minute Box Dyscalculia and Dyslexia intervention programme.
  • Toe by Toe, Numicon, Power of 1 and Power of 2 programmes.
  • Funding has also been allocated to address Social, Emotional and self esteem and to allow FSM pupils to attend extended curricular activities including residential visits.
  • One to one/small group support to help raise attainment.
  • Purchase of new technologies to interest and engage reluctant readers and writers.
  • Classroom support to help raise attainment in all areas.

Impact of Pupil Premium Provision

Impact of Pupil Premium, 86% of children in receipt of Pupil Premium made better than expected progress as a result of interventions.

Impact of SEND Provision

As a result of interventions pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities made expected progress and in some cases better than expected progress in comparison to national expectations.

Our Pupil Premium 2013/14

Scalford C of E Primary School received £7,624 Pupil Premium funding for the financial year 2013/14. This money was used to provide continuing quality SEN/intervention provision and for classroom support to help eligible children.

The estimate Pupil Premium funding for 2014/15 is £7,100.

Our spending plan for this year is primarily targeted towards additional ‘in class’ and ‘out of class’ support and through establishing a clear system of interventions matched to pupils needs:

  • One to one/small group support to help raise attainment.
  • Reading, Writing and Maths Intervention to help raise attainment.
  • Social and Emotional learning delivered by specialists to raise self esteem.
  • Contribution towards educational activities to allow PSHE development.
  • Purchase of new technologies to interest and engage reluctant readers and writers.
  • Classroom support to help raise attainment in all areas.

Impact of Pupil Premium Provision

As a result of the above interventions all pupils made expected, or exceeded progress for reading writing and maths.

Impact of SEND Provision

As a result of interventions our pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disability made expected or above expected progress in comparison to National expectations.

Our Pupil Premium 2012/13

Scalford C of E Primary School received £3,738 Pupil Premium funding for the financial year 2012/13. This money was used to provide continuing quality SEN/intervention provision and for classroom support to help eligible children.

The estimate Pupil Premium funding for 2013/2014 is £6,300.

Our spending plan for this year is primarily targeted towards additional ‘in class’ and ‘out of class’ support and through establishing a clear system of interventions matched to pupils needs:

  • One to one/small group support to help raise attainment.
  • Social and Emotional learning delivered by specialists to raise self esteem.
  • Contribution towards residential trips to allow PSHE development.
  • Purchase of new technologies to interest and engage reluctant readers and writers.
  • Classroom support to help raise attainment in all areas.
  • Support staff training and resources for reading and phonics, to deliver intervention strategies to raise attainment.

Impact of Pupil Premium Provision

As a result of the above interventions all pupils made expected, or exceeded progress for reading writing and maths.

Impact of SEND Provision

As a result of interventions our pupils with Special Educational Needs and Disability made expected or above expected progress in comparison to national expectations.