Pupil Premium

School Overview

Pupils in school

323

Number of disadvantaged pupils

81

Disadvantaged pupils as proportion of school

25.1%

Pupil Premium allocation this academic year

£120,000

Academic years covered by this statement

2019-20

Publish date

December 2019

Review date

July 2020

Statement authorised by

Mr Chris Wallis

Pupil Premium lead

Mr Chris Wallis

Governor lead

Kyle Brown

Percentage meeting expected standard at Key Stage 2 for 2018/19 academic year

Measure

% of Bosvigo disadvantaged pupils

% of Bosvigo non-disadvantaged pupils

% of non-disadvantaged pupils nationally

Reading

63%

79%

78%

Writing

75%

76%

83%

Maths

63%

79%

84%

RWM combined

50%

69%

71%

Strategy aims for disadvantaged pupils

Measure

Score

Accelerated progress across KS2

To achieve positive progress scores in Reading, Writing and Maths across Key Stage 2 for disadvantaged pupils.

Meeting expected standard at KS2

To increase the percentage of disadvantaged children achieving the expected standards in Reading, Writing and Maths and to close the gap between Bosvigo disadvantaged pupils and non-disadvantaged pupils nationally.

Achieving high standards at KS2

To increase the percentage of disadvantaged children achieving the KS2 Higher Standard in Reading, Writing and Maths and to close the gap between Bosvigo disadvantaged pupils and non-disadvantaged pupils nationally.

Teaching and learning priorities for 2019/20 academic year

Aim

Target for disadvantaged pupils

Target deadline

Progress in Reading

To achieve positive progress in Reading as evidenced by end of KS2 results

July 2020

Progress in Writing

To achieve positive progress in Writing as evidenced by end of KS2 results

July 2020

Progress in Maths

To achieve positive progress in Maths as evidenced by end of KS2 results

July 2020

Progress in Phonics

To raise levels of attainment in KS1 Phonics Check so that they are at least in line with national standards.

July 2020

EYFS Progress

To close the gap between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged pupils at the end of EYFS by developing pupils language and number skills.

Summer 2020

Targeted academic support for current academic year

Measure

Activity

Why

Language development

£6000

Implementation of NELI Project in EYFS and KS1 for selected pupils (including training for designated staff).

Developing children’s language skills to enhance access to the curriculum and higher levels of attainment.

Quality First Teaching – Phonics

£14,000

HOK to be released for 1 day per week to lead the development of high quality phonics teaching across EYFS and KS1, as well as the refinement of Phonics intervention programmes in KS1 and LKS2.

Achieving mastery of phonics is critical to children becoming independent, fluent and confident readers.

Maths Booster Sessions

£2000

Early morning Maths intervention for all children in Year 6, as well as academically vulnerable children in Year 5.

Pupil conferencing from previous years has consistently demonstrated that early morning Maths sessions have supported children in making good progress.


Maths Booster Sessions

£2000

Early morning Maths intervention for all children in Year 6, as well as academically vulnerable children in Year 5.

Pupil conferencing from previous years has consistently demonstrated that early morning Maths sessions have supported children in making good progress.

Maths Intervention

£10,000

Support staff employed in KS1 and KS2 to deliver pre-teach and ‘pick-up’ maths intervention on a daily basis.

NCETM has identified that intervention is most effective when it swiftly addresses misconceptions that arise in daily maths lessons. Pre-teaching has also been shown to support learners in more successfully accessing class-based maths.

Phonics & Reading Interventions

£25,000

Support staff trained and employed to deliver RWI Phonics intervention in KS1 and Reading interventions in KS2.

Achieving mastery of phonics is critical to children becoming independent, fluent and confident readers.

Reading is a vital skill to enable children to successfully engage with learning across the curriculum.

1:1 Tutoring

£4,000

AS and HOK to deliver targeted 1:1 tuition to children identified and having a significant phonics need.

Achieving mastery of phonics is critical to children becoming independent, fluent and confident readers.

Wider strategies for current academic year


Measure

Activity

Why

Trauma Informed Schools

£9,000

Two TIS practitioners in school are working with individuals and groups of children to provide both planned and responsive interventions to develop social and emotional skills and to provide emotional therapy. (18 hours per week)

Children need to be emotionally secure in order to thrive in a learning environment.

Pastoral/Parent Support

£9000

Pastoral support lead works flexibly with families to support them with ensuring basic needs of their children are met.

Support is given to families to alleviate pressures at home and to support the welfare of children.

Pupil Premium Personal Allocation

£10,000

£125 allocation made available to all PP children to enable access to wider extra-curricular activities, as well as purchase of essentials such as school uniform.

Disadvantaged children have equal access to wider curriculum activities, including sports clubs and residential experiences.

Support for vulnerable children to enable better access to learning

£18,000

1:1 support for vulnerable children who do not have an EHCP.

Vulnerable children who struggle to engage with school independently and are considered at risk of exclusion are supported in successfully integrating into the classroom.

Professional Growth Implementation

£11,500

Implementation of Professional Growth Policy, including the release of each teacher for 1 day per term to observe colleagues and research identified professional growth objectives.

Teachers will benefit from having the opportunity to observe good practice across the school, as well as engaging in professional growth study.

Provision of free school transport for all pupils

£4,000

Service and maintenance of two 17-seater minibuses, including fuel and staffing costs.

Minimising and, where possible, eliminating the cost of school enrichment activities ensures equality of opportunity for all pupils.

Transport Assistance

£500

Provide transport to support excellent attendance and punctuality for vulnerable families at critical points in the year.

Excellent attendance and punctuality are key to children making good progress in school.

Total planned spend: £123,000

Monitoring and implementation

Area

Challenge

Mitigating action

Teaching

Time for professional growth

Time and support to deliver Quality First Teaching

Plan in regular Pupil Premium updates in staff meeting time.

Maths and English subject leaders to have time to work alongside staff to develop knowledge and skills.

Staff trained and deployed to work on targeted interventions.

Targeted support

Time for small group interventions

Staff trained to high standard in order to facilitate high quality intervention

Time to meticulously analyse intervention priorities

SLT to ensure that needs of disadvantaged children are prioritised and met through targeted intervention.

Staff to be trained as required.

Wider strategies

Maintaining high levels of engagement amongst disadvantaged families

Use of communication tools

Pastoral support for families

SLT members on gate morning and afternoon

Review: last year’s aims and outcomes

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