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Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium is a payment made to schools by the Government. It makes up part of the school’s funding, is received into our budget and is made available for use throughout the whole school. Schools are free to decide how to allocate this funding to best support the raising of attainment for the most vulnerable pupils. 

Joseph Locke Primary School has 36% of children eligible for Pupil Premium funding 2018-2019

Current allocation

In the current school year, Joseph Locke Primary School receive £222,660 in Pupil Premium funding.

Main barriers to educational achievement

28% of children are eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) compared to 24.3% nationally.

26.6% of children have English as an additonal language (EAL) compared to 20.7% nationally.

Poor attendance and punctuality

Low attainment on entry

Limited parental interest or engagement

Underprivileged home "learning" environments

Unhealthy lifestyles

Allocation Spend to address barriers

  • 1.5 additional teachers in Key Stage 2 to reduce class sizes and accelerate learning.
  • Interventions from a secondary maths specialist to ensure pupils stay on track to achieve greater depth
  • Interventions from Assistant Headteacher and a HLTA in Key Stage 1 to accelerate progress.
  • Additional teaching in after school boosters for maths and literacy.
  • Dedicated Speech and Language daily provision including Teaching Assistant support.
  • Funded Breakfast Club for vulnerable families to ensure a good, healthy start to the day.
  • Subsidising enhancement activities such as residentials, educational visits and after school activities.
  • Providing water bottles for all children and school uniforms/PE kits for vulnerable families.
  • Thrive practice implemented and resourced, including Nurture Room and other mentoring programme to support optimal social and emotional development for particular children.
  • Employment of EWO and attendance officer to support of vulnearable families.
  • Reading mentor interventions delivered daily to children who need "catch-up" reading.

Pupil Premium 2018/19 Proposed Summary of Expenditure

Expenditure Area Cost How will we measure the effectiveness?
Booster teacher 2 days a week £10,577

Termly data analysis

Monitoring timetable: including observations, book scrutinies

Pupil Progress meetings

Maths specialist in KS2 £17,318

Termly data analysis

Monitoring timetable: including observations, book scrutinies

 

HLTA KS1 interventions £29,683

Termly data analysis

Monitoring timetable: including observations, book scrutinies

Pupil progress meetings

Assistant Headteachers out of class £27,116

Termly data analysis

Monitoring timetable: including observations, book scrutinies

Pupil progress meetings

After School Boosters £6,554 Measure the progress of children who attend the boosters.
Breakfast Club £21,596 Improvement in attendance and punctuality
Educational enhancements £13,979 All children are able to access a variety of extra curricular activities and enhancements.  % of Pupil Premium attending after school clubs.
Pastoral (equipment, equipment and programme) £8,702 All children school ready.
Thrive £16,901 Termly assessments through Thrive programme
Attendance officer £6,367 Improvement of attendance and punctuality with target families
Education Welfare Officer £9,013  
PSA £30,966  
Reading mentors £101,439

Accelerated progress for children who receive reading intervention.

Measured termly by literacy lead and during pupil progress meetings.

Total expenditure: £300,209  
Pupil Premium allocation 18/19 @ April 2018 £222,660  
Balance/Overspend -£77,549  

Next Pupil Premium Strategy Review: December 2018

Pupil Premium 2017-2018

Pupil Premium Expenditure 2017- 2018

In the previous school year, Joseph Locke Primary School received £234,560 in Pupil Premium funding.

Main barriers to educational achievement

39% attract Pupil Premium funding.

25% of children are eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) compared to 24.3% nationally.

28.3% of children have English as an additonal language (EAL) compared to 20.7% nationally.

Poor attendance and punctuality

Low attainment on entry

Limited parental interest or engagement

Underprivileged home "learning" environments

Unhealthy lifestyles

Allocation Spend to address barriers

  • 0.5 additional teachers in Key Stage 2 to reduce class sizes and accelerate learning.
  • Interventions from a secondary maths specialist to ensure pupils stay on track to achieve greater depth
  • Interventions from a HLTA in Key Stage 1 to accelerate progress.
  • Additional teaching in after school boosters for maths and literacy.
  • Dedicated Speech and Language daily provision including Teaching Assistant support.
  • Funded Breakfast Club for vulnerable families to ensure a good, healthy start to the day.
  • Subsidising enhancement activities such as residentials, educational visits and after school activities.
  • Providing water bottles for all children and school uniforms/PE kits for vulnerable families.
  • Thrive practice implemented and resourced, including Nurture Room and other mentoring programme to support optimal social and emotional development for particular children.
  • Employment of EWO and attendance officer to support of vulnearable families.
  • Reading mentor interventions delivered daily to children who need "catch-up" reading.
Expenditure Area Cost Notes
0.5 additional teacher KS2 £11,340 To work with Y5 cohort in literacy
Interventions from secondary maths specialist £16,987 To work with KS2 in maths
Additional HLTA in KS1 £27,702 To work with Y2 in reading, writing and maths
After school boosters £6,554 For Y2 and Y6 in reading and maths
Breakfast Club £21,342 For all vulnearable children to improve attendance and punctuality.
Educational enhancements £28,727 Residential, maths week, Mr Hepp DT workshops
Pastoral care- (School equipment/uniform and programme) £8,538  
Thrive £16,094 HLTA to deliver 
Education Welfare Officer £8,107  
PSA £30,366  
Attendance Officer £5,416  
Reading Mentors £93,223 TAs to work with children in each class
Total Expenditure: £326,628  

Pupil Premium allocation 17/18

@ April 17

£234,560  
Balance/Overspend -£92,068  

Impact of Pupil Premium Expenditure

2018 data demonstrates that by the end of KS2 the gap between PPG children and ALL pupils nationally has been eliminated. 

 

The following reports highlight how the Sports Premium has been used at Joseph Locke Primary School and the impact this funding has had on the provision of PE within the school.

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