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2013-14

How Pupil Premium Funding was spent 2013-14

During the financial year 2013-14, By Brook Valley Primary School received

£13, 750 in Pupil Premium funding. This was spent as follows:

 

What does the funding provide?

Inclusion Leader Role

The inclusion leader tracks all pupil premium children and enables all children who are not progressing or attainting as expected to be identified and given the appropriate provision. The inclusion leader attends all pupil progress meetings and liaises with teachers and TAs to ensure the correct provision is put in place. She meets regularly with TA’s to review intervention groups and to feedback to teacher Headteacher, and governors on the impact of interventions.

Group/ 1:1 Interventions led by TAs

All TAs across the school lead interventions group such as ‘Sounds Discovery’ and extra phonics which target children who are not progressing or attaining as expected. They liaise with class teachers and the Inclusion Leader to ensure objectives are matched to gaps and that effective feedback is given. Our teaching assistants also work with children one to one using specific intervention programmes such as Better Reading Partners.

Trips, residential and out of school activities

We fund residential and other educational trips for children in receipt of the Pupil Premium. We also fund after school clubs for some pupils to allow them to have equal access.

Sounds Discovery

We have introduced ‘Sound Discovery’ at By Brook Valley in the summer term to support our vulnerable pupils who are finding phonics and therefore reading and writing difficult. Sound Discovery is a clear, structured programme. It is a broad programme that looks in equal measure at teaching children to read, spell and write. It includes a wide variety of practice texts to help children develop their vocabulary and comprehension skills. It uses a wide variety of kinaesthetic activities throughout.

Educational resources

This year we have purchased materials to support interventions programmes such as high interest low level reading books to support children who are on our Better Reading Partners Programme. In addition we have purchased resources to make games/ flashcards etc. for our ‘Sounds Discovery’ programme

Teacher Booster Group

We employ and experienced teacher for one and half days a week to work with our vulnerable children in Year 6. She plans and runs booster group sessions in reading, writing and maths which target gaps in learning the teacher works with the pupils in a small group and 1:1.

How is the impact measured?

The impact of Pupil Premium funding is measured in the following ways:

All vulnerable children (including FSM children) are closely monitored throughout the year via three Pupil Progress Meetings. During these meetings all teachers meet with a members of the Senior Leadership Team and discuss any child considered potentially vulnerable or underachieving and agree strategies to close this achievement gap.

The Inclusion Leader tracks the progress and attainment of all children receiving an intervention and all children from vulnerable groups. The impact of intervention is discussed at regular pupil progress meetings throughout the year. Progress and attainment is summarised at the end of the academic year for all vulnerable groups.

The Headteacher, provides data analysis reports to the Governing Body in September which include comparative data on the performance of FSM children against that of their peers.

A written report on the impact of Pupil Premium funding is provided to the Governing body annually by the inclusion leader.

Specific Impact of funding for 2013-14

APS end of year progress

 

 

NOR

PP

PP

Reading

Non PP

reading

PP

Writing

Non PP Writing

PP

Maths

Non PP Maths

Y1

28

1

7.0

6.4

8.0

5.5

5.0

5.2

Y2

31

0

N/A

5.7

N/A

4.6

N/A

5.8

Y3

27

5/6

 2.5

(4.0 *)

4.3

4.3

(5.0*)

5.3

3.3

(4.8*)

4.2

Y4

28

2/1

3.0

(4.0 *)

4.3

4.0

(5.0*)

4.1

2.0

(3.0*)

4.3

Y5

24

2 /3

3.0

(4.0 *)

3.7

2.0

(4.0*)

3.8

2.3

(4.0*)

3.7

Y6

23

2

3.0

2.9

4.6

3.9

4.0

4.9

*match data- see year group commentary.

  • Pupil Premium is 8% of the school population.
  • We have had several pupils leave/ join us who are in receipt of Pupil Premium. We have therefore used match data to measure progress against end of the previous year or since the pupil joined the school.
  • Pupil Premium is closing the gap in this school because 100% PP pupils in KS 1 and 2 made expected or better than expected progress in reading. When we compare end of year APS using matched data there are no significant gaps.
  • In writing 100% pupil premium pupils in Key stage 1 and 2 made expected or better than expected progress (all made 4-8 points progress) when we compare end of year APS using matched data PP pupils have done better than non- PP children in every year group except Year 3 where there is no significant gap (0.3).
  • In maths 86% (12/14) of pupils in Key stage 1 and 2 made expected or better than expected progress. When we compare end of year APS for maths using matched data in Year 4 there is a 1.3 difference between PP and non PP and in Year 6 there is a 0.9 difference.

Intervention groups and 1:1 support for Pupil Premium Children 2013-14

 

Intervention

Duration

Frequency

Notes/ Impact

Better Reading Partners

 

Jan-July

20 weeks per child

3 times a week for 20 mins

100% of PP pupils who had this intervention made 4 points progress in reading this year.

Time to Talk YR/Yr 1

April-July

Twice a week for 15 mins

100%PP pupils moved from 30-50 L to 40-60 M/H in PSED Making Relationships (5-6 points) and same for CL Listening and Attention & speaking

Phonics YR

Sept-July

Twice a week for 15 mins

100% PP pupils on this intervention have moved from 30-50 L to 40-60 M/H in Reading and Writing.

Phonics Yr 1

Sept-July

Twice a week for 15 mins

100% of PP pupils on this intervention made 6 points progress in reading and in writing.

Springboard Maths

Feb- April

Daily for 20 minutes for 6 weeks

2x groups of 6 children 3 x SEN, 3 x PP

Of the PP pupils on the intervention programme 67% made 4 points progress and 33% made 2 points progress.

Acceleread/ Accelewrite

Jan- July

Daily for 10 minutes

Delivered 1:1

75% of PP pupil made 4 points in reading and writing. 25% PP pupils made 4 points progress in reading and 6 in writing.

 

Sounds Discovery

 

June-July

Daily for 20 minutes

Delivered in small group

50%of PP pupil made 4 points progress in reading and writing and 50% made 4pts in reading and 6 pts in writing.

Maths Intervention- VG-Teacher

Sept-July

Weekly 20 minutes

Delivered in small group  ( 3 pupils)

100% of PP made 4 points progress in maths.

 

 

 

 

 

1:1 Tuition

With TA

 

Jan-July

weekly 20 minutes

9 PP pupils altogether

Maths-80%of PP pupils made 4 points and 20% pupil made 6 points progress.

Reading-100% of PP made 4 points progress.

Handwriting- 50% made 4 points progress, 50% made 8 points progress in writing.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Changes for 2014-15

In the 2014 to 2015 financial year, pupil premium funding will increase to:

  • £1,300 for each eligible primary-aged pupil

Funding to support looked-after children will increase to £1,900 for each eligible pupil. Eligibility for funding will be extended to all children who:

  • have been looked after for 1 day or more
  • were adopted from care on or after 30 December 2005 left care under:
  • a Special Guardianship Order on or after 30 December 2005
  • a Residence Order on or after 14 October 1991