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Pupil Premium Allocation

St Joseph’s Pupil Premium Statement

 

Pupil Premium is a government funded additional sum allocated to pupils eligible for Free School Meals at any point in the last 6 years, are looked after or have parents currently in the armed forces. It is designed to ensure that funding reaches the pupils who need it most.

 

Principles

At St Joseph’s, the funding received through Pupil Premium is ring fenced so that it is spent on the those pupils who are allocated this funding.

 

  • We have high expectations of all. In line with our school vision-No child is left behind.
  • Children in receipt of the premium are swiftly identified, monitored and reviewed robustly for impact on progress in Maths, Reading and Writing
  • Every teacher know which pupils are in receipt of the funding and takes responsibility for ensuring they make good progress. They are held accountable though robust appraisal processes throughout the school year.
  • The funding is spent with a focus on impacting on pupil progress in Reading, Writing and Maths to ensure all our pupils are ready for secondary school by the time they leave year 6. This includes speech and language which is a prelude to reading and writing.
  • We recognise that outstanding Quality First Teaching is the best provision we offer to raise attainment.
  • Assessment data is analysed by pupil premium
  • Rigorous monitoring and evaluation must demonstrate the impact of spending on outcomes for pupils; if there is no impact, we shouldn’t do it.

 

Funding

From April 2016 to April 2017, we have been allocated £72, 440 in Pupil Premium funding.

The funding will be reviewed following the new budget in April 2017 to April 2018.

 

This is utilized in the following ways:

 

  • Specialist support staff for targeted speech and language groups supporting 4 pupils with allocated pp funding

( pupil A 20min per week. Annual cost to school =£225.50

Pupil B 20min per week. Annual cost to school =£225.50

Pupil C 20min per week. Annual cost to school =£225.50

Pupil D 30min per week. Annual cost to school =£338.33

Speech and Language provision cost to school = £1,014.83)

 

  • Provision of 2 additional teachers in year 5 and 6 from 9am to 12.15pm to teach Maths, Reading and Writing targeting up to 6 identified pupils to reach the expected standard. This also reduces the class size allowing the main classes in year 5 and 6 to progress at a faster pace impacting positively on both groups contributing to a greater number of pupils allocated to pp funding to achieve greater depth as well as expected standard.

(annual cost to school =£48,696)

 

  • Provision of an additional year 2 teacher from April to July 2016, 9am to 12.15pm to teach Maths, Reading and Writing targeting up to 6 identified pupils to reach the expected standard. This also reduces the class size allowing the main classes in 2 to progress at a faster pace impacting positively on both groups contributing to a greater number of pupils allocated to pp funding to achieve greater depth as well as expected standard.

(annual cost to school =£11,340)

 

  • Provision of emotional support (Pupil Development Centre)

30 minutes per week for 1 pupil allocated pp funding

(Annual cost to school =£355.88)

 

  • Pupil with allocated PP funding identified as needing additional support for Literacy and Numeracy in a small focused group in order to make progress

( 5hs per week in Literacy and 5 hrs per week in Numeracy

Annual cost to the school = £7,140.90)

 

  • Pupil with allocated PP funding identified as needing additional support for Literacy and Numeracy in a small focused group in order to make progress

( 30 min three time per week)

Annual cost to the school = £1,107.46)

 

 

  • Provision of Speech and language therapist to assess, plan and set an IEP for a pupil with allocated pp funding

Annual cost to the school = £2,590)

 

 

Total spend=£72,242.46

From April 2015 to April 2016, we were allocated £71,280 in Pupil Premium funding. This money was spent on:

  • Specialist support staff for targeted speech and language groups supporting pupils with allocated pp funding
  • Provision of 2 additional teachers in year 5 and 6 from 9am to 12.15am to teach Maths, Reading and Writing targeting up to 6 identified pupils to reach the expected standard. This also reduces the class size allowing the main classes in year 5 and 6 to progress at a faster pace impacting positively on both groups contributing to a greater number of pupils allocated to pp funding to achieve greater depth as well as expected standard.

 

 

To see the impact of funding on Pupil Premium allocation please click here