Pupil Premium

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Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure and Impact  

2015/16 academic year

Number of pupils and pupil premium grant received (PPG)

Total number of pupils on roll


Number of pupils benefitting from PPG


Number of pupils adopted from care


Number of pupils benefitting from service grant


Total amount of PPG received

£22 680


Summary of PPG spending


· To accelerate progress in literacy and maths

· To provide social and emotional support

· To increase pupil engagement and readiness to learn

· To increase engagement of parents/carers in pupils’ learning





Purchase cutting edge technology - (promethean boards) to engage pupils and ensure excellenc ein classroom delivery


End of KS2 progress in maths and reading is at least in line with national and for reading significantly higher

Fund to increase access to wider opportunities/enrichment opportunities 


High take up of places for residentials, (Yr. 6 PGL, Yrs 4 and 5 PGL)  All trips well attended.

Additional Teaching Assistant to support upper KS2 pupils Feb - June



Disadvantaged KS2 pupils had n average scaled score equal to or above the national score for other pupils in reading and mathematics.

Fund to support access to specialist tuition (sports/Arsenal training and maths enrichment with local primary school)

£150 Low uptake of joining club but 3 x PPG pupils represented the school at matches and inter-school competitions

Thrive updating training and release cover for practitioners and resources

Leadership release time for SLT member to coordinate





Able to plan to meet needs of pupils with behavioural and emotional development needs. 

Teaching assistant interventions to deliver targeted support in small group and 1:1.


Behaviour and engagement of pupils and ability to work collaboratively in class has improved.


1:1 and small booster groups led by maths and literacy subject leaders and resources



Upper Key Stage 2 pupils working at expected or attaining just below expected scaled score of 100 in maths and reading

TA reading study group and maths booster groups and resources


lesson observations and book scrutiny demonstrated PPG pupils receiving good feedback and writing at greater length. Improved resilience

Pupil progress meetings


Additional support identified and targeted interventions planned, monitored and impact reviewed.

For KS1 disadvantaged pupils, attainment of at least the expected standard in all subjects for all EYFS development groups was above national figures o

Additional employment of Parent Support Advisor and Family Suport Worker


Parents signposted to support and pupils with complex nees accessed high needs services sh as CAMHS and Targeted Family Support

2016 Key Stage 2 Attainment Pupil Premium


Average Scaled score (100 av)

Average progress

% at expected

% at Greater Depth













        -4.94            57                0

Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling


          N/A            71


Combined Maths, Reading and Writing at expected   43% 43%