Pupil Premium + Sports Funding

Pupil Premium

The Government believes that the Pupil Premium, which is additional to main school funding, is the best way to address the current underlying inequalities between children eligible for free school meals (FSM) and their peers by ensuring that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the pupils who need it most.

Schools are free to spend the Pupil Premium as they see fit. However they will be held accountable for how they have used the additional funding to support pupils from low-income families.  Information about our school pupil premium strategy is given below, although a more detailed analysis of impact at individual level is held at school. This information is confidential and cannot be shared due to small numbers.

The aim is to accelerate the learning of all pupil premium children so that they achieve or exceed national expectations in English and Maths. As small schools we do not have many pupils receiving pupil premium funding. However a range of interventions are used to deliver tailored support, addressing specific areas of learning identififed for improvement.

 

Bentley Primary School

2016-17 Pupil Premium

Funding received: £5280, based on 4 eligible pupils.

The current barriers to achievement for this small group are very individual and therefore our focus is to ensure effective adult support is available to target these children as part of lesson time. Funding is used to ensure additional adult time is available within our mixed age classes so that individual needs can be targeted in learning throughout the day.

The impact of this approach is reviewed on a half termly basis identifying pupil progress against key learning objectives. Provision is restructured as required to ensure intervention remain focused on next step targets for this group.

2015-16 Pupil Premium

Funding received: £5200. The money last year was used to fund additional teacher time, allowing the Reception, KS1 class and KS2 (Y3-6) class to be split for English and Maths. This has enabled early intervention strategies to be implemented more effectively across the school, addressing priorities as soon as they arise.  An additional teaching assistant has also been employed to work specifically with individual pupils on targeted intervention.

% Achieving at or above the level expected for their age in 2015(KS1 level 2b, KS2 level 4)

 

All pupils

KS1 / KS2
 

pupil premium children  - 4 children in total

(2 also SEN )

Reading  100% / 100% 50%
Writing 86% / 100% 50%
Maths 100% 50%
% making expected progress from KS1 to KS2 100% 1 child - above expected progress
% making expected progress this year 100% 100%

Copdock Primary School

2016-17 Pupil Premium

Funding received: £14,520 based on 11 eligible pupils.

Current barriers to achievement  include active engagement in learning and positive interaction with peers. Therefore one specific strategy is to ensure effective adult support is available to implement nurture groups and lego therapy as required. Funding is used to ensure additional adult time is available within our mixed age classes so that individual needs can be targeted in learning throughout the day.

At KS2 maths is a specific focus for some children; additional adult support is targeted to address learning needs using numerous approaches, specifically manipulation of resources and mastery approaches through Singapore Maths.

Some funding has been utilised to support staff training in Education Endowment Foundation interventions. We have a fully trained member of staff in Catch Up Literacy and Numeracy and are currently implementing IPEELL approaches from Year 2 to Year 6. As writing is a key priority for development across the school we will be measuring impact of our strategies through pupil progress each term. Half termly reviews will identify impact and next steps for pupil premium children to ensure progress remains on track. 

2015-16 Pupil Premium

Funding received: 15,153

This money was  used to maintain small classes sizes as last year and high adult:pupil ratio for support at point of need. Where required pupils received individual tuition by a member of staff and focused support was  available by the SENCo to boost those with specific learning challenges. All children within school were  provided with a maths resource bag and parents received training on how best to support their children in learning tasks at home. These bags have a range of materials including guides on strategies and questions appropriate for each child's age, physical resources to manipulate such as numicon, counters and dice.

Funding this year was also used to subsidise educational visits and extra curricular activities for these children, promoting engagement and enjoyment in memorable experiences.

2015 results highlighted KS1 attainment was the highest in the last 5 years with most children reaching national expectations and as a school results were above national. KS2 results were once again above national with many children exceeding expected progress of 2 levels.

 

All pupils

KS1 / KS2
 

pupil premium children  - 11 children in total

(2 also SEN )

Reading  100% / 100% 82%
Writing 80% / 90% 67%
Maths 90% / 90% 67%
% making expected progress from KS1 to KS2 100% 100% (2 children)
% making expected progress this year 100% 100%

 

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Copdock Primary School

School Hill, Copdock

Ipswich, Suffolk

IP8 3HY

Tel: 01473 730337

admin@copdock.suffolk.sch.uk

Bentley CEVC Primary School

Church Road

Ipswich, Suffolk

IP9 2BT

Tel: 01473 310253

admin@bentley.suffolk.sch.uk

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