Pupil Premium

Pupil premium strategy statement – Falcon Junior School

1. Summary information

   

School

Falcon Junior School

   

Academic Year

2019 - 20

Total PP budget

£78, 780

Date of most recent PP Review

01/04/2019

Total number of pupils

429

Number of pupils eligible for PP

60

Date for next internal review of this strategy

 

2. Current attainment

         
 

Year 6

2018

Attainment

Year 6 2018 Progress

Whole

School

Attainment

Whole School

Progress

Pupils not eligible for PP Progress National 2018

% achieving in reading, writing and maths

46%

 

61%

   

% making progress in reading

69%

0.6

77%

-2

0.31

% making progress in writing

62%

-2.4

76%

-2.5

0.24

% making progress in maths

46%

-1.7

77%

-1.8

0.31

3. Barriers to future attainment (for pupils eligible for PP, including high ability)

 

In-school barriers (issues to be addressed in school, such as poor oral language skills)

 

A.

Low levels of progress from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 2 in Maths.

 

B.

Low levels of progress from Key Stage 1 to Key Stage 2 in Reading.

 

C.

Increase Computing provision in school to support Accelerated Reader.

 

D.

Levels of support in classroom need to be increased to raise attainment in reading, writing and maths.

 

4. Desired outcomes

 
 

Desired outcomes and how they will be measured

Success criteria

A.

Increase in progress from KS1 – 2 in Maths measured by VA (national data) and internal progress data.

Children make progress in line with national averages.

B.

Increase in progress from KS1 – 2 in Reading measured by VA (national data) and Star Reading Age progress (Internal data).

Children make progress in line with national averages.

Star Reading Scores show increasing rates of progress in reading age.

C.

Insufficient ICT Suite with little computing facility in classes.

ICT capacity facilitates increased rates of progress.

D.

Restructure of support staff to facilitate increased levels of progress through effective feedback.

Pupil progress data illustrates accelerated progress in all core subjects.

5. Planned expenditure

Financial year

2019-20

The three headings below enable schools to demonstrate how they are using the pupil premium to improve classroom pedagogy, provide targeted support and support whole school strategies.

i. Quality of teaching for all

Desired outcome

Chosen action / approach

What is the evidence and rationale for this choice?

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

When will you review implementation?

Increase the rates of

Additional support for Pupil

Education Endowment Foundation and

Monthly meetings with HLTA to

ES

£9214

progress in Reading and

Premium children through

Sutton research on Feedback (highest

review provision and through staff

   

Mathematics from

targeted HLTA support (1-

impact on pupil progress (8+ Months)) and 1-

meetings with teaching staff.

   

individual starting points.

2-1 and small group tuition)

2-1 tutoring/small group work (+4/5 Months).

Termly pupil progress meetings.

   

Increase the rates of

Purchase and implement

Evidence from other schools indicates that

Staff experienced in AR

ES and GH

Christmas 2019

progress in, and develop

Accelerated Reading

AR and dedicated reading time accelerates

implementation to drive the initiative.

 

£4000

a love for reading.

across the school with

progress and understanding for all learners.

Timetabling and planning a term in

   
 

dedicated, daily reading

Dedicated reading time helps develop a love

advance of implementation.

   
 

time.

of reading.

INSET for staff.

   

Total budgeted cost

£13214

ii. Targeted support

Desired outcome

Chosen action/approach

What is the evidence and rationale for this choice?

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

When will you review implementation?

Children receive

Restructure of Teaching

Education Endowment Foundation and

Regular data drops (3 times a year).

SW

April 2020

feedback and

Assistants to ensure each

Sutton research on Feedback (highest

Focussed Pupil Progress Meetings

   

intervention at the point

class has the same TA for

impact on pupil progress (8+ Months)).

with Teacher and TA.

   

of curriculum delivery to

18.25 hours a week. Nine

 

SENCO meetings with TAs.

   

ensure maximum impact in reading, writing and maths

hours a week funded by

PP for intervention and feedback.

       
           

Total budgeted cost

£46080

iii. Other approaches

Desired outcome

Chosen action/approach

What is the evidence and rationale for this choice?

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

When will you review implementation?

Increase school

Purchase 30 refurbished

To support the school infrastructure for

Discussions and research with ICT

ES, SL and

Autumn 2019

Computing capacity (to

PCs and redistribute Media

implementing Accelerated Reader and for

Technician.

JS.

 

support the

Suite PCs to classrooms to

developing research, computing and

Feedback from staff using ticketing

   

implementation of

increase capacity and

independence skills

system to identify issues and ensure

   

Accelerated Reader) and develop learning for the 21st Century.

support children’s learning

 

they are rectified.

   
           

Total budgeted cost

£17000


6. Review of expenditure

     

Previous Financial Year

2018-19

   

i. Quality of teaching for all

     

Desired outcome

Chosen action/approach

Estimated impact: Did you meet the success criteria? Include impact on pupils not eligible for PP, if appropriate.

Lessons learned

(and whether you will continue with this approach)

Cost

Increase attainment and

Employ a specialist

Maths progress and attainment are improving

The new academic year will see the maths sets being

£30000

progress in maths.

maths teacher to

across the school. Specialist teacher has led

dissolved. Evidence from EEF shows maths setting has a

 
 

teach in all year

INSET and parent meetings regarding maths and

negative impact on progress, particularly for lower sets.

 
 

groups and to enable

calculation. PP and non-PP children have

   
 

smaller grouping through setting.

benefitted as a result.

   

ii. Targeted support

     

Desired outcome

Chosen action/approach

Estimated impact: Did you meet the success criteria? Include impact on pupils not eligible for PP, if appropriate.

Lessons learned

(and whether you will continue with this approach)

Cost

Nurture – children are

Nurture sessions for

Pupils well being increased through having time to

Nurture to be expanded to run full time with a dedicated room

£10000

well supported in their

children taking place

talk and a safe place to go. Non-PP children have

available. Boxhall Profile to be expanded beyond Year

 

social and emotional learning.

every afternoon

benefitted too.

3.Nurture for All training needed to develop skills.

 

Support within the

Teachng Assistants in

Pupils supported across a wide variety of lessons

TA deployment across the school is rather confused at times;

£20500

classroom increasing

each classroom with

and subjects, both PP and non PP leading to

more specific time should be timetabled to enable this

 

attainment and progress

dedicated PP/small

increasing skills and knowledge

support to be realised fully.

 

across the currriculum

group time

     

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