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John Armitage was duly elected as Parent Governor

Pupil Premium Spending for the academic year 2015-2016

 Amount for the year: Actual amount for Sept 2015 to March 2016 £34,300. Estimated amount for April 2016 to August 2016 £24,858

Estimated total: £59, 158  

Total spent to May 2016:£59,170

Use of Funding

Cost

Aims

Impact

Staffing

 

 

 

HLTA learning mentor-focus on supporting pupil premium children in learning and emotional and social aspects of school life.

£44768

To support pupil premium children in whatever their identified area of need.

All children given the best possible chance of achieving through targeted support for identified areas, be that areas of the curriculum and/or emotional and social support.

Specialist Reading Counts teacher delivering 1:1 support 1 ½ hours a week during the summer term

£775

To provide catch up to identified child in phonics.

 

Child’s increased knowledge and understanding of phonics and word building impacting on reading and spelling ability.  Measured impact in reading and spelling ages.

Specialist teacher ½ a morning a week

£2155

To provide catch up to identified Yr 1 and Yr 2 children in phonics.

Increase staff knowledge and expertise-additional TA training in the teaching of phonics from a specialist teacher.

Specific small group targeted phonics sessions. TA increased knowledge and expertise in teaching of phonics- this impacts on the spelling ability of all children including pupil premium. Measured impact in spelling scores.

 

HLTA (0.5 of salary) to delivery 1:1 specialist reading/phonics intervention and before school “booster” groups.

£8037

To provide catch up to identified child in phonics.

 

Child’s increased knowledge and understanding of phonics and word building impacting on reading and spelling ability.  Measured impact in reading and spelling ages.

 

 

 

 

School Uniform

£29

To enable children to have a sense of belonging and pride.

All children have an opportunity to be like their peers.

Milk

£369

Develop a healthy lifestyle

All children have an opportunity to be like their peers and develop healthy lifestyles.

Out of classroom learning

£150

Develop a healthy lifestyle, encourage problem solving, team work and socialisation

All children given an opportunity to access experiences and opportunities alongside their peers.

Maths

 

 

 

Dynamo Maths

£802

To identify specific areas of need in maths and to provide a catch up for identified children.

1:1 on-line maths training to meet the identified needs of the child. Measured impact.

Maths Number sense training  and 1st class @ number training

 

£748

To provide catch up to identified children in maths.

To benefit all children within targeted group with increased knowledge of maths interventions/support. Increase staff knowledge and expertise.

Teachers increased knowledge and expertise in teaching of maths- this impacts on the maths skills and ability of all children including pupil premium.

Number training resources pack

£650

School has identified children’s progress in maths as an area of development and therefore purchased necessary resources to support new interventions being put in place.  All children including pupil premium will benefit.

 

All children including pupil premium will benefit in terms developing maths skills and using concrete resources as an aid to their learning.

Nurture Group resources

£58

To develop a healthy lifestyle and life skills, encouraging socialisation and communication.

All children given the best possible chance of achieving through targeted support for identified areas of emotional and social support.

Learning resources

£629

To supply resources to aid the learning of children in areas of the curriculum and/or emotional and social aspects of learning. 

All children given the best possible chance of achieving through targeted support for identified areas, be that areas of the curriculum and/or emotional and social support.

 

Pupil Premium Archive

Pupil Premium is additional funding given to schools to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils. Pupil Premium applies to children with a history of eligibility for Free School Meals, children of service families, looked after children and – now -  children adopted from care.

 

Funding for 2014 to 2015

Richmond Methodist School was allocated £37882 (Sept14-Mar15) and £23427(April 15 to Aug15).

 

This funding was used to support children by:

  • Continuing to employ two HLTA’s to work with children in KS1 and KS2.
  • To employee an additional teacher part time for four days a week.
  • Two support teachers are employed to teach maths and English to vulnerable pupils from Y3-6. Their work includes those on Pupil Premium.
  • Training all qualified HLTA’s in teaching all outstanding lessons
  • Assisted funding for pupil to attend residential visits.
  • Providing milk at morning break time.
  • Continue to provide a nurture group on a regular basis which provides a light breakfast before working on the curriculum.

 

Pupil premium has made a difference by:

  • Addressing specific needs and accelerating pupil progress.
  • Improving academic achievement.
  • Developing staff capacity and ability to work with children who have varying needs
  • Giving children increased opportunities to access outdoor residential educational environments to enhance social skills and independence.
  • Giving pupils a nutritional boost helping them to concentrate and learn.

 

Funding for 2013 to 2014

Richmond Methodist School was allocated £53033 pupil premium for the academic year 2013/2014.

 

The funding was used to support children by:

  • Employing Teaching Assistants working in KS1 and KS2.
  • Continuing to employ specialist teachers in maths and English to provide one to one support.
  • Continue to employ two HLTAs support staff in KS1 and KS2.  
  • Purchasing extra resources for interventions.
  • Continue to provide a nurture group on a regular basis which provides a light breakfast before working on the curriculum.
  • Training staff in bereavement, drawing and talking and counselling.

 

Pupil premium has made a difference by:

  • Addressing specific needs and accelerating pupil progress.
  • Achieving better than average progress in SATS results at the end of KS2.
  • Increased progress at KS1
  • Ensuring children’s behaviour and achievement is very good.
  • Improving academic achievement
  • Improving personal development including independence
  • Improving confidence, positive attitudes and developing relationships
  • Developing staff capacity and ability to work with children who have communication /counselling needs.

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