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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 God and 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.

St Teresa's Catholic School Pupil Premium Strategy

 

Date:

 

Date of next review of Pupil Premium:

 

Academy Lead for Pupil Premium:
 

Background:

 

Pupil Premium funding is a government initiative designed to target resources to those pupils deemed to be from a disadvantaged background. Specifically, the disadvantaged Pupil Premium money is provided to schools for pupils who were eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) at any point over the past 6 years (Ever 6 FSM – May 2013 - January 2019), those children who have been looked after continuously for at least 6 months (CLA) or adopted from care.

 

For the year 2019/2020 the Ever 6 FSM Pupil Premium has a value of £1320 per eligible pupil in primary education and £935 per eligible pupil in secondary education. This is unchanged from last year.

 

Schools receive £2,300 for those children who have been looked after continuously for at least 6 months (CLA) or adopted from care. The CLA premium is managed by the designated virtual school head (VSH) in the LA that looks after the child and should be used to deliver to the looked-after child’s educational needs as described in their personal education plan. Schools receive a single higher payment when a pupil is both CLA or adopted from care and Ever 6 FSM.

 

School level numbers and percentages shown in this review are those relating pupils eligible for the Ever 6 FSM element of the deprivation Pupil Premium Grant.

 

Neither the government or any government agency has dictated how Ever 6 Pupil Premium monies should be spent but it is clear 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 Pupil Premium Profile 2018/2019

Year Group

Number of girls eligible

Number of boys eligible

Total number eligible

Total as a % of Year Group

R

1

0

1

3%

1

2

3

5

17%

2

1

1

2

7%

3

2

0

2

6%

4

5

2

7

22%

5

4

3

7

 

6

2

4

6

19

St Teresa's Catholic School Pupil Premium Profile 2019/2020

Year Group

Number of girls eligible

Number of boys eligible

Total number eligible

Total as a % of Year Group

R

2

3

5

17%

1

1

0

1

3%

2

2

3

5

17%

3

2

3

5

16%

4

2

0

2

6%

5

5

2

7

22%

6

2

3

5

16%

Overview of St Teresa's Catholic School Strategies for improving the performance of disadvantaged pupils

 

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

  • Families recently arrived from abroad who struggle with English and do not have a family support network locally
  • Unstable home lives. This results in children being unprepared for learning and not focused on their learning due to the demands of social struggles at home. This, in turn, impacts upon their emotional well-being.
  • Parental lack of engagement with the school, in particular the teaching and learning outcomes of their child in relation to the core subjects.
  • 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.  Poor attendance is usually associated with complex family struggles
  • Mobile children (many children move schools during their educational journey and join us late in their school life
  • Low socio-economic households struggling to provide wider learning 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 and Pastoral Support Manager to support Pupil Premium pupils in their academic learning and, additionally, through provision for their mental health, wellbeing and welfare.

 

  • By providing effective 1:1 or small group support for pupils so that they can make the necessary progress in their year group alongside their peers, particularly via targeted language support with a specialist adult for Language Link work and extra teaching staff to scaffold and support learning.

 

  • 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

 

  • Paying for wider opportunities eg Whole school attendance at pantomime Dec 2019; participation in Royal Shakespeare Associated Schools Programme; supporting particular talents or interests with after school clubs

 

 

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 (Reading volunteers and intervention Teaching assistants) (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

2018 – 2019

Funding Stream

Amount (£)

Primary pupils: 21

£27720

 

 

Total Income

£27720

2019 – 2020

Funding Stream

Amount (£)

Primary pupils: 29

£38280

 

 

Total Income

£38280

At St Teresa's Catholic School 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 2018/19 expenditure is shown below, together with its impact on outcomes for pupils eligible for Pupil Premium funding:

 

PP Improvement Strategy 2018/19

Amount (£)

Description

Evidence of Impact

Teaching assistant salaries

£11,693

Support Teaching and learning

Pastoral support and scaffolded learning for the most vulnerable is strong meaning high attendance rates for PP, on a par with non-PP

Language Link Specialist

£14,250

Structures language support programme

80% of children who undertake the Language Link programme pass at the end of the year, having reached age appropriate language understanding and production.

Equipment and individualised resources

£500

Bespoke resources to engage and support learners

PP children have access to rich resources which are not available to them in their home environment, ensuring they have experiences common to non PP children.

Catering

£308

Food and drink

Children who have poor breakfast or none are provided with food and drinks on any occasion where a need is identified so they are alert and ready for learning.

Travel costs

£325

Trips

Every child, whatever the parental circumstances, is able to enjoy quality educational trips

Trips accommodation

£30

Residential

Every child, whatever the parental circumstances, is able to enjoy the school residential.

Uniform

£71

 

All children can appear smart and well cared for and feel proud in their school uniform

Total Expenditure

£27,177.00

 

 

A breakdown of the projected expenditure for the year 2019/2020 is shown below, together with its projected impact:

PP Improvement Strategy 2019/20

Amount (£)

Description

Projected Impact

Language Link Specialist

£14,800

Structures language support programme

Children who undertake the Language Link programme to  have reached age appropriate language understanding and production by year end

Speech and Language therapist

£8000

One day a week from Jan 2020 to work with those whose enunciation is difficult

Many children identified with S&L difficulties are having to wait over a year to receive help.  From Jan we are employing our own therapist one day a week to ensure this need is met at an earlier stage.

Teaching assistant salaries

£13,693

Support Teaching and learning

Pastoral support and scaffolded learning for the most vulnerable to ensure the PP gap is minimised

Equipment and individualised resources

£700

Bespoke resources to engage and support learners

PP children have access to rich resources which are not available to them in their home environment, ensuring they have experiences common to non PP children.

Catering

£200

Food and drink

Children who have poor breakfast or none are provided with food and drinks on any occasion where a need is identified so they are alert and ready for learning.

Travel costs

£700

Trips

Every child, whatever the parental circumstances, is able to enjoy quality educational trips

Trips accommodation

£100

Residential

Every child, whatever the parental circumstances, is able to enjoy the school residential.

Uniform

£71

 

All children can appear smart and well cared for and feel proud in their school uniform

Total Expenditure

£38,264.00

 

 


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