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Pupil Premium

Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.

Pupil Premium 2017 2018

Pupil Premium

 

Pupil Premium is the additional funding delegated to schools according to the number of pupils who claim or have claimed free school meals in the last 6 years.

 

 

Currently St Laurence Church Junior School has 40 pupils registered for free school meals and 41 children who  have been on the register at some time during the last 6 years.  This funding is targeted to support these children and is utilised in a variety of ways. 

 

2016/17

Our Pupil Premium allocation is £118,800.Our budget was set with the following priorities:

 

  • Staffing, 2 teachers to allow for smaller English and Maths groups in all years £90,074
  • 1 Teaching Assistant to target support for 'Closing the Gap' - £17,129
  • Subsidise residential  trips in Y4 and Y6 £5,492
  • Subsidise music tuition fees £1675
  • Half price clubs and educational visits £4430

 

 

2015/16

Our Pupil Premium allocation is £112,200.  Our budget was set with the following priorities:

  • Staffing, 4 teachers in each year group to create smaller teaching groups in Maths and English
  • 2 Teaching Assistants to target support in each year group
  • Subsidise residential  and other educational visits in Y4 and Y6 £5,495
  • Subsidise music tuition fees £500

 

Performance Outcomes for Pupils Eligible for Pupil Premium (based on July 2016 results)

 

End of Key Stage 2 results show that of the 30 eligible pupils, 57%, 40%, 57% and 60% achieved age related expectations in Reading, Writing, Maths and Grammar Punctuation and Spelling.  37% achieved expected standard in RWM combined.  Of the 30 pupils 13% achieved a high standard in Reading and Maths and 10% achieved a high standard in Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling.

 

With average progress points of: Reading -0.1, Writing -4.8 and Maths -1.4, the group’s results fall within the national progress level range.

 

For the year ahead, 2016-2017, the aim is to close the gap so that the progress and attainment of Pupil Premium pupils at least matches that of their non-Pupil Premium peers in Maths, Reading and Writing both in school and against national data.

 

2014/15

Our Pupil Premium allocation was £110,500.  Our PP children's progress is categorized below:

 

  • Progress in Y3: above National Expectations in reading (5.36), writing (3.91) and in line in Maths (3.0)
  • Progress in Y4: above National Expectations in reading (8.27), writing (7.87) and in Maths (6.8)
  • Progress in Y5: above National Expectations in reading (11.11), writing (10.22) and in Maths (9.56)
  • Progress in Y6: above National Expectations in reading (14.44), writing (15.13) and in Maths (14.0)

 

2013/14

Our Pupil Premium allocation for the was £81,958 (including an additional allocation of £4,558 in January 2014).

·         Employing extra teaching staff to allow four small classes in Years 3 and 4, and four small classes in Year 5.

·         Deploying extra teaching staff to deliver Maths and English in four sets in every year group.

·         Deploying highly skilled teaching assistants to support children in the lower sets in each year group.

·         Deploying teaching assistants to deliver focussed interventions.

·         Purchase of Read Write Inc for those needing extra support in phonics and spelling.

·         Our residential visits in Year 4 (3 days) and Year 6 (4 days) ensure that our PP children’s experiences are enhanced whilst still meeting their required needs.

 

Closing the gaps for Pupil Premium Children (Free School Meals)

2011/12 – We did close the gap as their point score was in line with national non-FSM children.

Pupil Premium (FSM) English and Maths results combined = 83% compared with 84% non-FSM pupils nationally which is outstanding progress. Non-SEN FSM pupils continue to make very good or better progress in 2012/13 especially in Maths. There is a trend of improvement for FSM children.

 

2012/13

Our pupil Premium allocation for the academic year 2012/13 is £41,473

·         Employing extra teaching staff to allow four small classes in Years 3 and 4.

·         Deploying extra teaching staff to deliver Maths and English in four sets in every year group.

·         Deploying highly skilled teaching assistants to support children in the lower sets in each year group.

·         Deploying teaching assistants to deliver focussed interventions.

·         Purchase of Read Write Ink for those needing extra support in phonics and spelling.

 

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