Pupil Premium Funding

The Pupil Premium is an allocation of funding provided to all schools in order to support specific groups of children who are vulnerable to possible underacheivement.These include pupils who are entitled to free school meals, those looked after by the local authority and the children of armed service personnel.

All schools are required to report on the amount of funding received and how it is used.

(1) For the academic year 2011/2012, Holy Trinity received £7740 and this was used as follows:

  • BCCS counsellor for Summer term
  • support for residential visits and class trips
  • specialised learning resources
  • purchase of targetted maths resources
  • release time for teachers to attend PPM meetings
  • TA to support classes using maths interventions
  • TA to support transisiton from Class 1 to Class 2
  • TA CPD to support intervention work

OUTCOMES TO DATE:

  • BCCS counsellor has been involved with PPG pupils to support improved attitude to learning
  • of the PPG pupils in KS2, 90% were on track for two levels progress in Maths by end of Summer term 2012

(2) For the academic year 2012/2013, Holy Trinity received £16,200 and this is being used as follows:

  • 121 tuition and booster groups for Y6 PPG pupils
  • summer term 121 tuition for identified y5 pupils
  • G&T workshops and resources
  • Y3&4 ICT enhancements for the classroom, such as IPad and relevant software
  • BCCS counsellor to continue support and aid Y7 transition
  • enhanced provision for supporting outside activities for CLA
  • support for IOW trips and class trips
  • TA support in classes to carry out interventions and support learning of PPG pupils, specifically focussed in Y6
  • TA support in KS1 to support PPG pupils with intervention and learning
  • TA support in classes to support learning

OUTCOMES TO DATE:

  • by July 2012, FS 100% PPG pupils had made at least 4 points progress in FSP assessments
  • 82% of PPG pupils in KS2 were on track for 2 levels progress by end of July 2012, compared to 36% at beginning of the academic year

(3) For the academic year 2013/2014, Holy Trinity received £20,950 and this is being used as follows:

  • One to one tuition and booster groups for Y6 PPG pupils ( total of 5 pupils summer term additional TA support for two mornings per week and teacher support for booster in maths and writing)
  • Summer Term one to one tuition for identified Y5 PPG pupils and G and T support and resources where needed – writing master classes and maths workshops
  • Termly PPM to discuss intervention maps and next steps.
  • Year 3, 4 and 5 ICT enhancements including software and i-pad
  • BCCS counsellor targeted support for individuals including PPG pupils and whole group sessions to aid transition to Y7 and support development of positive learning attitudes on as and when basis.
  • Support for pupils PPG in groups and one to one interventions through employment of Pupil Premium TAs both basic skills focussed and nurture developing learning skills from September 2013.
  • Support for Y6 IOW trip along with contributions towards class trips and whole school events.
  • TA support in Class 5 two mornings per week to carry out interventions and support learning of PPG pupils.
  • TA support in KS1 two mornings per week to support KS1 PPG pupils with interventions and to support learning.
  • TA support in Classes 3 and 4 two mornings per week to support interventions and support learning.

Objectives in spending PPG 2013/2014:

  • To enhance progress and attainment of all PPG pupils with focus on two levels progress in English and Maths
  • To expand access of PPG pupils to ICT and emerging new technologies
  • To support pupils to develop positive learning attitudes and support families at times of difficulty such as bereavement, redundancy or divorce.
  • To continue to support the emotional needs of PPG pupils and develop social skills.

Outcomes to date:

End of KS2 SATs 2013 show gap closing in progress between PP and non PP children. PP children doing equally well in writing and better in reading. The three year trend in those pupils gaining Level 4 is closing but large fluctuations in % of cohort of pupils in receipt of Pupil Premium. More of the children are now on track in terms of two levels progress and attainment.

The use of ICT and subscriptions to Bug Club and Mathletics have enabled all children to access online learning and use new technologies.

The use of the BCCS counsellor has supported pupils and their families at difficult times.

Through careful interventions the emotional and social needs of pupils have been met, which has had a positive impact on their readiness to learn and therefore their progress.

(4) For the academic year 2014/2015, Holy Trinity received £25,300 and this is being used as follows:

  • One to one tuition and booster groups for Y6 PPG pupils ( total of 5 pupils summer term additional TA support for two mornings per week and teacher support for booster in maths and writing)
  • Summer Term one to one tuition for identified Y5 PPG pupils and G and T support and resources where needed – writing master classes and maths workshops
  • Termly PPM to discuss intervention maps and next steps.
  • Year 3, 4 and 5 ICT enhancements including software and subscriptions for all pupils to Mathletics, Spellodrome and Bug Club.
  • BCCS counsellor targeted support for individuals including PPG pupils and whole group sessions to aid transition to Y7 and support development of positive learning attitudes on as and when basis.
  • Support for pupils PPG in groups and one to one interventions through employment of Pupil Premium TAs both basic skills focussed and nurture developing learning skills.
  • Support for Y6 IOW trip along with contributions towards class trips and whole school events.
  • TA support in Class 5 two mornings per week to carry out interventions and support learning of PPG pupils.
  • TA support in KS1 five mornings per week to support KS1 PPG pupils with interventions and to support learning.
  • TA support in Classes 3 and 4 two mornings per week to support interventions and support learning.

Objectives in spending PPG 2014/2015:

  • To enhance progress and attainment of all PPG pupils with focus on two levels progress in English and Maths
  • To expand access of PPG pupils to ICT and emerging new technologies
  • To support pupils to develop positive learning attitudes and support families at times of difficulty such as bereavement, redundancy or divorce.
  • To continue to support the emotional needs of PPG pupils and develop social skills.

Outcomes to date:

The impact of the Pupil Premium was very positive last year, demonstrating good value for money with the following results ( please note that some year groups only contain 1 funded pupil) :

End of KS2 SATs 2015 show 100% Y6 PPG pupils made two levels progress in reading, writing and maths and 50% made three levels progress in reading. These results were better than the non PPG pupils ( although small group within the cohort)

Year 5 – 100% of funded pupils made at least satisfactory progress in reading, writing and maths

Year 4 – 100% of funded pupils made at least satisfactory progress in reading, writing and maths

Year 3 – 100% of funded pupils made at least satisfactory progress in reading, but not in writing and maths

Year 2 – 100% of funded pupils made at least satisfactory progress in reading and  writing but not in maths

Year 1 – 0% of funded pupils made at least satisfactory progress in reading, writing and maths

Reception – 100% of funded pupils made at least satisfactory progress in reading, writing and maths

 

In addition:

The use of ICT and subscriptions to Bug Club and Mathletics have enabled all children to access online learning and use new technologies which has had an impact on progress in reading and maths.

The continuing use of the BCCS counsellor has supported pupils and their families at difficult times.

Through careful interventions the emotional and social needs of pupils have been met, which has had a positive impact on their readiness to learn and therefore their progress. The recent SIAMS inspection ( July 2015)  reported that ‘ the school successfully strives to ensure that its pupils develop well academically and personally. Most pupils. including the more vulnerable, now make at least good progress across the school.’

 

(4) For the academic year 2015/2016, Holy Trinity received £31,680 and this is being used as follows:

  • One to one tuition and booster groups for Y6 PPG pupils ( total of 5 pupils summer term additional TA support for two mornings per week and teacher support for booster in maths and writing)
  • Summer Term one to one tuition for identified Y5 PPG pupils and G and T support and resources where needed – writing master classes and maths workshops
  • Termly PPM to discuss intervention maps and next steps.
  • Year 3, 4 and 5 ICT enhancements including software and subscriptions for all pupils to Mathletics, and Bug Club.
  • BCCS counsellor targeted support for individuals including PPG pupils and whole group sessions to aid transition to Y7 and support development of positive learning attitudes on as and when basis.
  • Support for pupils PPG in groups and one to one interventions through employment of TAs both basic skills focussed and nurture developing learning skills.
  • Support for  contributions towards class trips and whole school events.
  • TA support in Class 5 two mornings per week to carry out interventions and support learning of PPG pupils.
  • TA support in KS1 five mornings per week to support KS1 PPG pupils with interventions and to support learning.
  • TA support in Classes 3 and 4 two mornings per week to support interventions and support learning.
  • Training in Step On and Step Up interventions to support pupils with Social and Emotional difficulties

Objectives in spending PPG 2015/2016:

  • To enhance progress and attainment of all PPG pupils with focus on two levels progress in English and Maths
  • To expand access of PPG pupils to ICT and emerging new technologies
  • To support pupils to develop positive learning attitudes and support families at times of difficulty such as bereavement, redundancy or divorce.
  • To continue to support the emotional needs of PPG pupils and develop social skills.

Outcomes:

Please click on the report below to see 2015/16 Outcomes

Pupil Premium Data Report March 2016

For the academic year 2016/17 Holy Trinity has received £26,400 in Pupil Premium Funding.

Please click below to find out about planned expenditure

Pupil Premium Planned Spending 2016-17

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more details on the Pupil Premium, please visit http:/www.education.gov.uk/schools/pupilsupport/premium.