Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium Strategy

Academic Timescale: Sep 2018 – Sep 2019

Financial Year: April 2018 - April 2019

Pupil Premium Grant Allocation 2018-19 – Indicative £46,390.00

Number of pupils eligible for PP – 34 indicative

Red Marsh School is a small community school.  As a school we pride ourselves on striving to provide the best possible educational provision for all our pupils in an inclusive and caring environment. The school has high expectations and aspirations for all our pupils, all of whom have complex learning difficulties and many eligible for pupil premium.  There is a real determination to ensure that all our pupils reach their full potential. 

What is the Pupil Premium?

The Pupil Premium is a type of funding which was first introduced in April 2011. The school receives the Pupil Premium each financial year from the Dfe, with the amount received determined by the number of pupils receiving free school meals (FSM), are looked after or are from military families. The funding is provided to ensure that these students are not disadvantaged in any way.

A Summary of Potential Barriers to Learning for Pupils Eligible for Pupil Premium 

Red Marsh School has identified some of the barriers to learning that our pupils in receipt of pupil premium may face.

  • A lack of understanding of how to support or time to support communication at home(A lack of effective communication is a barrier to all learning )
  • A lack of understanding of how to support or time to support  reading development at home (reading for our most able pupils is an important life skill which can lead to positive outcomes )
  • Reduced opportunities to engage in a wide range of experiences beyond the home. 

Use of the Pupil Premium 2018 – 2019

Our Pupil Premium allocation during 2018-2019 is targeted to support three effective intervention strategies. 

  • Targeted communication interventions
  • Targeted reading interventions, supporting language acquisition
  • Targeted home school family links

Measuring Impact of Pupil Premium

Whole school and individual data will be analysed to confirm pupils in receipt of pupil premium do at least as well as their peers, demonstrating the positive impact of pupil premium spending.

 

Pupil Premium Strategy

Academic Timescale: Sep 2017 – Sep 2018

Financial Year: April 2017 - April 2018

Pupil Premium Grant Allocation 2017-18 –£45,190.00

Number of pupils eligible for PP – 35

Red Marsh School is a small community school.  As a school we pride ourselves on striving to provide the best possible educational provision for all our pupils in an inclusive and caring environment. The school has high expectations and aspirations for all our pupils, all of whom have complex learning difficulties and many eligible for pupil premium.  There is a real determination to ensure that all our pupils reach their full potential. 

What is the Pupil Premium?

The Pupil Premium is a type of funding which was first introduced in April 2011. The school receives the Pupil Premium each financial year from the Dfe, with the amount received determined by the number of pupils receiving free school meals (FSM), are looked after or are from military families. The funding is provided to ensure that these students are not disadvantaged in any way.

A Summary of Potential Barriers to Learning for Pupils Eligible for Pupil Premium 

Red Marsh School has identified some of the barriers to learning that our pupils in receipt of pupil premium may face.

  • A lack of understanding of how to support or time to support communication at home (A lack of effective communication is a barrier to all learning )
  • A lack of understanding of how to support or time to support  reading development at home (reading for our most able pupils is an important life skill which can lead to positive outcomes )
  • Reduced opportunities to engage in a wide range of experiences beyond the home. 

Use of the Pupil Premium 2017 – 2018

Our Pupil Premium allocation during 2017-2018 is targeted to support three effective intervention strategies. 

  • Targeted communication interventions
  • Targeted reading interventions
  • Targeted home school family links

Impact of Pupil Premium 2017-18

Personalised Learning Intention Targets for all EOKS pupils in KS1 – KS4 demonstrated that pupils in receipt of pupil premium achieve higher than their peers in all six areas of learning, including communication and literacy.

When benchmarked against comparative data (NSWAG progression tables) and school judgement End of Key Stage data confirmed the positive impact of pupil premium spending demonstrating that pupils in receipt of pupil premium exceeded expectations in English including communication, reading and writing, when compared to non-pupil premium students.  

 

Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Premium Grant

Academic Timescale: Sept 2018-Sept 19

Financial Year: April 18 – March 19

Year 7 literacy and numeracy Grant Allocation: £1500 indicative

Number of Eligible Pupils:  3

Use of Funding

The money will be spent to purchase personalised resources to support the teaching of English and mathematics resources across the curriculum for three year 7 students. 

Measuring Impact

Whole school and individual data will be analysed to ensure pupils are making at least expected progress in English and Mathematics. 

Date of Next review

August 2019

 

Academic Timescale: Sept 2017-Sept 18

Financial Year: April 17 – March 18

Year 7 literacy and numeracy Grant Allocation: £2500 

Number of Eligible Pupils:  5+1

Use of Funding

The money was spent to purchase personalised resources to support the teaching of English and Mathematics resources across the curriculum for six year 7 students.  

The impact of spending for 2017-18

This additional grant ensured 67% (4) achieved the large majority or above of their Personalised Learning Intention Targets (PLITS) in English and 33% (2) achieved the majority of their Personalised Learning Intention Targets in English.  

Personalised tracking demonstrates that 50% (3) pupils are on target to exceed expectations against comparative data end of key stage 3 (NWSAG progression charts).  50% (3) pupils are on target to make at least expected progress in English at the end of key stage 3. 

 

Primary PE and Sports Funding 

Evaluation of DFE swimming targets for year 6 cohort 2017-18 included in the action plan and budget tracking 2018-19.   

Sports Premium Funding

 

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