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Pupil Premium 10:10 Programme

 

The KCSP Pupil Premium 10:10 Programme

St John: Chapter 10, Verse 10:
 ‘I have come that they may have life,
and have it to the full.’

 

The KCSP Pupil Premium Strategy recognises that pupils in receipt of the pupil premium funding do not always have access to the wider cultural and spiritual opportunities that more advantaged pupils do.

 

The 10:10 programme has been implemented in all KCSP academies to address this and to ensure that all pupils, including the most vulnerable and disadvantaged, “may have life, and have it to the full.”

 

At St Teresa's Catholic Primary School, our provision for this programme is that, during their 7 years as a pupil of St Teresa's, every child will:

  • Enjoy outings across a wide range of environments.
  • Learn to swim 25 metres and to ride a bike safely on the road.
  • Represent the school in an event.
  • Prepare and share a meal.
  • Take part in a production every year.
  • Know how to stay safe both in the real world and online.
  • Explore the school grounds to learn about nature.
  • Become money wise.
  • Be inspired by opportunities to explore their musical talents.
  • Meet someone who inspires them through their life experiences.

 

 

The staff of St Teresa's, across the course of this year, alongside our wider school community, will look at our whole school plan in order to effectively provide these excellent and inspirational opportunities for all of our children.

 

Our Pupil Premium Vision and Strategy

‘Academies in Christ’ Part of the Archdiocese of Southwark

 

St Teresa's Catholic School Academy Pupil Premium Strategy

 

Date: 05/03/2018

 

Date of next review of Pupil Premium: April 2018

 

Academy Lead for Pupil Premium: M. Burchett (Deputy Headteacher)
 

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.

 

 

St Teresa's Catholic School Academy’s Pupil Premium Profile 2016/2017
 

Year Group

Number of girls eligible

Number of boys eligible

Total number eligible

Total as a % of Year Group

R

0

1

1

3.3%

1

1

0

1

3.3%

2

3

2

5

15.6%

3

4

2

6

18.8%

4

2

3

5

16.1%

5

1

3

4

12.5%

6

4

1

5

15.6%

 

 

St Teresa's 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

7.7%

1

0

1

1

3.3%

2

1

0

1

3.3%

3

3

2

5

15.6%

4

4

2

6

18.8%

5

2

3

5

15.6%

6

1

3

4

12.5%

 

Overview of St Teresa's Catholic School Academy’s Strategies for improving the performance of pupils who are Pupil Premium Funded

 

At St Teresa's Catholic School Academy, the main barriers to educational achievement that pupils in our school who are disadvantaged face are:

· Parental lack of engagement with the school, in particular the teaching and learning outcomes of their child in relation to the core subjects.

· Indifferent and, in some circumstances, unstable home lives. This results in children being unprepared for learning and not always focused on their learning due to the demands of social struggles at home. This, in turn, impacts upon their emotional well-being.

· In some cases, poor attendance meaning their progress is hampered due to them not attending school every day. This results in them missing some key concepts in English and Mathematics, which they are still yet to grasp.

· Mobile children (many children move schools during their educational journey through primary school).

· EAL, some of which links to low oracy standards when the pupil starts at our school.

· Low self-esteem and learning opportunities results in low expectations of learning and less experiential opportunities.

 

Whilst, as a collective, these are some of the barriers that our children face, we also recognise that each child is an individual, and we try to meet the needs of these learners on an individual basis. Our vision is to raise the aspirations and attainment of all of our pupils who are currently in receipt of Pupil Premium Funding. We hope, through the funding, to meet individual learners needs more closely, whilst adopting a whole school collective approach for how we use the funding in the best way to impact these pupils.

 

 

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

· By making the necessary provision for our Deputy Headteacher, Pastoral Support Manager and SENCO to support Pupil Premium pupils in their academic learning and, additionally, through provision for their mental health, wellbeing and welfare. Year 6 children are offered additional support in this area through the DHT.

· By providing effective 1:1 support for pupils so that they can make the necessary progress in their year group alongside their peers, particularly via Learning Support Assistants in English and our Numbers Count Teacher in Mathematics.

· A whole school reading programme of support to try to promote ‘home reading’ and provide all children with equal opportunities to further engage themselves and their parents in reading at home.

· Support, resources and training, including providing dedicated Learning Support Assistant time, to Language Link programme, in order to improve the speech and language process of children at an early age. Pupil Premium children access this programme alongside their peers to broaden their language vocabulary for the future.

· Payments for Breakfast Club, School Lunches and Afterschool Club (where applicable) in order to ensure the welfare of the whole child so that they are set up for learning during each school day.

· Payments for extra-curricular activities and trips where voluntary funding is required to provide children with the same opportunities as all other children at our school.

· Payment for uniforms and taxis/ transport to ensure all pupils are provided with equal opportunities and adhere to school policies and procedure, with relevance to our Parent Handbook and attendance/ punctuality policies.

 

 

Our rationale for spending the money in this way is:

  • Small group work provides moderate impact for moderate cost (Sutton Trust)
  • One-to-one tuition provides moderate impact for high cost (Beanstalk and Numbers Count) (Sutton Trust)
  • Oral language interventions (Language Link) provides moderate impact for very low cost (Sutton Trust)
  • Increased well-being and involvement by talking with the Pastoral Support Manager
  • In many of these instances an increase in our Teaching Assistant staffing allows us to implement the strategies above.
  • Increased parental engagement will benefit children at school (Review of best practice in parental engagement- DfE)
  • Outdoor learning and ‘learning outside of the classroom’ is essential to children’s life experiences and enhances their learning opportunities. This is linked to our 10:10 Pupil Premium vision.

 

 

Pupil Premium Funding – the total funding received by St Teresa’s Catholic School Academy
 

2016 – 2017

Funding Stream

Amount (£)

Primary pupils: 26

£36,820

 

 

Total Income

£36,820

 

2017 – 2018

Funding Stream

Amount (£)

Primary pupils: 24

£31,680

 

 

Total Income

£31,680

 

At St Teresa’s 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

Assertive Mentoring % of Assistant Headteacher Salary/SENCO salary/Pastoral Support Manager

£5,920

To ensure that the gap narrows between pupil premium and non-pupil premium children through targeted 1:1 intervention

1:1 mentoring support available to children to set and address specific gaps in literacy and numeracy – focus on pupil premium year 6 children to narrow the gap from last year

Beanstalk Reader/TA salary (DEAR time, interventions and phonics/SPAG) and Numbers Count Teacher

£26,000

To ensure the gap narrows for identified pupil premium children through targeted literacy and numeracy interventions with clear entry and exit data

Clearly focused support shows diminishing difference with clear impact compared to entry data

Early intervention – language link

£2,000

Training and time out for experienced Teaching Assistant to run Speech Link and Language Link and to manage follow-up support

Maintain performance so that language barriers do not affect attainment and progress

Early Bird Breakfast Club

£1,100

To ensure that the children have breakfast and have a nurturing and calm start to the day

Children have a consistent start to the day and do not come to school hungry

School trips/residential trip/swimming

£1,400

To ensure that the children access all access of the curriculum and that their emotional needs are met by participating in all aspects of school life

All children participate in all extra-curricular activities

Uniform

£100.00

To ensure the children feel a sense of pride and inclusion by wearing appropriate school uniform

All children are wearing the correct uniform and feel part of the school community

Taxis/transport

£300.00

To ensure that all pupils are in school on a daily basis even when home difficulties threatens parents ability to take them to school

Children are in school and on time on a daily basis

Total Expenditure

£36, 820

 

 

 

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

% of Deputy Headteacher Salary/SENCO salary/Pastoral Support Manager

£7,109.00

To ensure the gaps between pupil premium and non-pupil premium children are closed through targeted support and group intervention by specialist school based staff.

Pupil Premium children make progress in line with their peers (six points on Pupil Asset).

Specific gaps addressed and managed in English, Maths and in their emotional health and wellbeing.

Where progress is limited, SENCO provides personalised support to PP children.

TA salary (DEAR time, interventions, phonics/ SPAG) and Numbers Count Teacher

£22,000

Through provision mapping and clear knowledge of Pupil Premium children in each cohort, specialised 1:1 support is delivered for PP children.

Pupil Premium children’s progress and attainment improves through specific 1:1 intervention, targeted at their individual needs. Gaps are identified early and they are able to make their end of year class targets.

Busters Book Club Reading Programme

£150.00

To provide all children with a programme which supports reading at home and has an effective reward system for all pupils to engage in.

For pupils and parents to develop more of a reading awareness outside of school, providing a home reading initiative which is accessible for all as a ‘low cost’/ ‘high impact’ method of support.

Early Intervention/ Language Link

£1,000

To deliver the Language Link programme, predominantly to pupils in Key Stage One in order to develop their Speech and Language development.

To continue the good work in this area from the previous year, ensuring speech and language barriers do not increase for pupils at an early age.

School trips/residential trip/swimming

£341.00

Support for Pupil Premium children in being able to access all outdoor learning at our school, inclusive of extra-curricular activity and opportunities outdoors linked to their curriculum learning.

To provide opportunities in line with their peers which ordinarily might be based on situation or circumstances. To ensure all children can access these opportunities.

Early Bird Breakfast Club

£800.00

To ensure that the children have breakfast and have a nurturing and calm start to the day

Children have a consistent start to the day and do not come to school hungry

Uniform

£130.00

To ensure the children feel a sense of pride and inclusion by wearing appropriate school uniform

All children are wearing the correct uniform and feel part of the school community

Taxis/ Transport

£150.00

To ensure that all pupils are in school on a daily basis even when home difficulties threatens parents ability to take them to school

Children are in school and on time on a daily basis

Total Expenditure

£31,680

 

 

 

St Teresa's 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

40

60

39

% of pupils meeting the national standard in Reading

40

72

53

% of pupils meeting the national standard in Writing

80

79

64

 

 

St Teresa's 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

60

76

58

Reading progress score

-2.9

+0.3

-0.7

Indicator of Relative Difference to the National Average for all pupils

Students made less progress than nationally disadvantaged pupils.

↑ 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

+0.7

+0.1

-0.3

Indicator of Relative Difference to the National Average for all pupils

Students made more progress than nationally disadvantaged pupils.

↑ 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

-1.8

+0.2

-0.5

Indicator of Relative Difference to the National Average for all pupils

Students made less progress than nationally disadvantaged pupils.

↑ 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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