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Pupil Premium Statement

Pupil premium action plan (to be read in conjunction with pupil premium statement)

St Mary’s Catholic Primary School

 

  1. Planned expenditure

Academic year

2018-2019 – Total funding received for this period £76, 120

The three headings below enable schools to demonstrate how they are using the pupil premium to improve classroom pedagogy, provide targeted support and support whole school strategies.

  1. Quality of teaching for all

Desired outcome

Chosen action / approach

What is the evidence and rationale for this choice?

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

When will you review implementation?

Improve language and communication skills

Read Write Inc Training for whole school planned Sept 2018 to ensure a consistent phonics approach

 

AHT and KS1 Leader to oversee phonics as RWI Manager

 

EYFS Leader to complete Makaton L1-4 course

Pupils are entering with delayed language skills in Year R.

 

Research from The Communication Trust posits that children eligible for Free School Meals are more than twice as likely to have language difficulties than their peers.

 

School 2018 phonics results showed disadvantaged pupils attained 26.2 APS compared to 32.7 APS for all pupils.

 

Makaton is cited in BCPR research as improving communication.

AHT to oversee RWI implementation – through regular observations, training, assessments of children to determine progress and identify gaps, pupil conferencing

AHT KS1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EYFS Lead

Half termly through assessments and readjustment of groups/ ongoing assessment if needed

 

 

Cost of training:£3,300

Cost of resources:£5,000

Cost of LT time: £600

Improve the consistency of teaching and learning to at least good through identifying and sharing best practice

AHT and KS1 Leader out of class and time planned to mentor and coach teachers.

 

Coaching/mentoring alongside teachers is shown to be effective in securing improvements in practice and building capacity. KS1 practice and outcomes improved in 2018.

Use SMART targets to identify key areas, linked to teaching standards to work on with teachers

 

Work outcome scrutinies to evidence impact of feedback to improve teaching and learning.

 

AHT KS1

Weekly

 

 

Cost of LT time: £30,000

Ensure all teaching is consistently good or better

Identified teachers to attend Pioneer Teaching School Outstanding Teacher Programme

 

SLE support to build Middle Leader Capacity

Support heavily subsidised through Pioneer Teaching School Alliance.

Local course enables teachers to travel easily.

Pioneer Teaching School has strong track record of supporting local school.

Have commissioned additional time from Pioneer Teaching School to establish a baseline, review progress and support further.

HT

October 2018

November 2018

January 2018

February 2018

Cost of training: £1,150

Cost of supply cover:£1,440

 

  1. Targeted support

Desired outcome

Chosen action/approach

What is the evidence and rationale for this choice?

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

When will you review implementation?

Improved outcomes for Y6 to be at least in line with NA

 

Teacher new to Y6 needs to become familiar with standards and expectations

Y6 teacher to attend standardisation/

moderation courses

 

Y6 teacher to attend HIAS maths ‘knowing the standard’ course

 

Commissioned support from local teaching school with outstanding Y6 teacher working to share practice/expertise

 

 

HIAS support is effective in securing results above the NA, teacher new to Y6 and needs support to understand the end of year standards

 

School past performance has been below the NA.

 

Pioneer Teaching School has strong track record of supporting local school.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly reviews – discussion of practice, weekly books looks to review impact.

 

Use of LLP time and HIAS Inspector time to moderate books prior to standardisation courses

 

 

HT

Half termly

 

Cost of training: £8,050

Cost of internal supply cover for additional PPA/review: £1,000

Improving and securing strong strategic leadership of Pupil Premium

Attend Action Research Project – Improving and Securing Strong Leadership and Outcomes for Pupil Premium Children

HIAS support is effective in securing results above the NA.

End of KS2 data shows FSM pupils are one of the lowest performing groups

Regular reviews of actions.

 

Discuss with LLP during visits.

 

Focus during monitoring – book looks, pupil progress meetings

HT

Half termly

 

At data drops

 

Cost of training:£200

Cost of LT time: £15,000

 

Total budgeted cost

£65,740

  1. Other approaches

Desired outcome

Chosen action/approach

What is the evidence and rationale for this choice?

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

When will you review implementation?

Attendance of PP pupils improves so that it is at least in line with non-disadvantaged pupils.

Half termly attendance monitoring by SLT and early intervention signposted if appropriate.

Attendance tracking has identified pupils with persistent absence and poor attendance.

Every 4-6 weeks attendance monitoring to identify vulnerable pupils to ensure effective targeting of pupils.

HT and SENCO

Half termly

 

Cost of LT time: £2,000

Emotional and pastoral support provided to ensure wellbeing and attendance remains good/ in line with target 95%

Service Club

 

ELSA time for pupils according to need

Case studies – The Pupil Premium: How schools are spending the funding successfully to maximise achievement (Ofsted)

Conference pupils and parents x2 per year.

Evaluate pupil outcomes at each phase data drop.

HT strategic overview

 

Lead: PTA Chair and Service Family

Half termly

 

Cost: £10,500

 

Enhance cultural capital of disadvantaged pupils

Subsidise/ fund extra-curricular trips and clubs

Research shows that disadvantaged pupils often have poverty of language and experiences which means their language acquisition and vocabulary is not the same level as their peers on entry and throughout schooling

Designated teacher to track individual pupil progress

 

Conference pupils

 

Book looks/observations to see impact

HT

SBM

Half termly

£500

Total budgeted cost

£78,740

Pupil Premium Statement 2018-19

Pupil Premium Action Plan & Strategy Statement 2017/18

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