Pupil premium is a grant given to the school by the Department for Education (DfE) to provide extra support for those children who receive free school meals, along with children in care and also those who have parents in the armed forces.
In school, we currently have 228 students who are entitled to benefit from the additional funding.
In 2017-18 it is £935 for those eligible for Free School Meals, £1900 for looked after children or those adopted from care, and £300 for a service child.
• an accelerated reading scheme; supported reading scheme and an on-line reading programme
• smaller group sizes in English and mathematics
• the homework club
• a mentoring programme
• one-to-one tuition
• small group tuition
• focussed careers guidance in Year 10 and 11
• free music tuition and help with the costs of residential trips
• developing inclusion strategies
• improving attendance
In 2016, The GCSE results (or equivalent qualifications) for those students who were eligible (42 students) for pupil premium are shown below:
• 79.0% achieved 5+ A*-C
• 64.3% achieved 5+ A*-C including English and mathematics
• 97.6% achieved expected progress in English
• 65.9% achieved expected progress in mathematics
• 58.5% achieved above expected progress in English
• 19.5% achieved above expected progress in mathematics
5 A*-C including English and Mathematics for PP students
|Measure||FFTD*:PP||PP: All||PP: M||PP: F|
*FFTD is the estimate based on national figures for a school which performs in the top 25% of similar schools
Cohort 2016 English intervention Strategy Impacts:
• 41 pupil premium students received after-school intervention exam lessons in Year 11, ranging from a six to twelve week programme
• 13 of these students had FFTD targets of D or below and achieved C grades in their final exam
• 7 pupil premium students entered in Year 7 below level 4 at KS2 and achieved a C grade
• 100% of the pupil premium students achieved A*-C
• 100% of pupil premium students achieved at least three levels progress
• 51% of the pupil premium students achieved four levels progress or above.
Cohort 2016 Maths intervention Strategy Impacts:
5 out of 15 pupil premium students who participated in intervention achieved C grades and met expected progress, and 1 student achieved better than expected progress by achieving a grade B.
In 2017, the GCSE results (or equivalent qualifications for those students who were eligible for the pupil premium are shown below:
|Progress 8 score for disadvantaged||0.12|
|Progress 8 score for disadvantaged - English||0.36|
|Progress 8 score for disadvantaged - maths||0.14|
|Average Attainment 8 score per disadvantaged students||41.83|
|Average Attainment 8 score for disadvantaged - English||9.58|
|Average Attainment 8 score for disadvantaged - maths||7.94|
|% of disadvantaged entering English Ebacc||9|
|% of disadvantaged achieving grade 5+in Ebacc||6.06|
|% of disadvantaged achieving grade 4+ in Ebacc||6|
|% of disadvantaged achieving grade 5+ in English and maths||33.33|
|% of disadvantaged achieving grade 4+ in English and maths||58|
Cohort 2017 English Intervention Strategy Impacts:
82% of disadvantaged students gained a grade 4+.
58% of disadvantaged students gained a grade 5+.
These percentages are above FFTD targets.
Cohort 2017 Maths Intervention Strategy Impacts:
55% of disadvantaged students gained a grade 4+.
32% of disadvantaged students gained a grade 5+.