Pupil Premium

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Pupil Premium Statement 2015/16 

Mayfield School receives a Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) for each pupil that is eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) or has been eligible at any time in the last six years. A similar grant is also available for some pupils in the care of the Local Authority and the children of armed forces personnel.

The school has responsibility to make good effective use of this money to ensure that pupils are not disadvantaged by their family circumstances. Our PPG policy gives further details of this provision. We use the analysis of school data to inform our decisions and to evaluate our success. We can evidence that all of our pupils are making good or better progress as a result in pat of the decisions that the school has taken for the expenditure of the grant.

Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) received 2015/16

Total number of pupils on roll 200
Total number of pupils eligible for PPG KS1 – 21KS2 – 31KS3 – 16KS4 – 12
Total   number of pupils eligible for Service Premium KS2 – 1(included   in above figures)
Total   number of pupils eligible for Looked After Premium KS1 – 2KS2 – 2KS3 – 1KS4 – 1
Amount of   PPG received per pupil KS1&2   = £1320K3 = £935
Total amount of PPG received. KS1 =   £25,080KS2 =   £38,280KS3 = £14,025KS4 =   £10,285Service =   £300 

Total PP =   £87,970

Carried over from 2014/15 academic year was £36,186.86.The chestnut Centre has been allocated £16,140 for academic year 15/16. 

Summary of PPG spending

The objective of PPG is to raise attainment and achievement of pupils through:

  • Provision to raise literacy and maths levels
  • Provision of technology to support learning or give improved access.
  • Early intervention.
  • Enhanced learning opportunities through enrichment activities.
  • Provision of social and emotional support to improve skills, behaviour and well-being.

Summary of spending and actions taken:

Chestnut

Of the allocated £16,140 so far £4,564.37 has been used to support behavioural intervention strategies and enrichment activities including swimming, taekwondo, parkour, street motion and aikido.

Remaining = £11,575.63 to be allocated for the purposes below:

  • Continuation and expansion of the enrichment activities named above.
  • Increase in the provision of ICT across the school to support pupils learning.
  • Proportion of the Salary costs towards one to one support for pupils at Chestnut.

Mayfield

Of the remaining £71,830 and the carry forward of £36,186.86 totalling £108,016.86:

So far £34,265.90 has been used to offset some costs of the intervention staff who provide targeted support in areas of identified need.

A further £42,382.28 has been committed for these members of staff.

A commitment of an extra 1/2 hours pay for one school nurse has been committed to support pills across the school by helping to prepare medications, etc for pupils and especially get meds ready for anyone to go out for the day.  Cost = £1,181.25.

There is a remaining £31,368.68 to be allocated for the purposes below:

  • The appointment of a Level 4 classroom support assistant with specific focus on the management of behaviour and the provision of pastoral support.
  • An increase in training initiatives for staff to increase their ability to support pupils specific needs.
  • Support of enrichment activities which increase the progress of the pupils through a more tailored personalised curriculum.
  • Investment in FFT first wave initiative to increase pupils literacy skills.

Outcome to date:

Our pupil premium children and young people achieve and progress in line with their peers due to the interventions and provisions made.  This is evidenced in data, ie. P Levels of National Curriculum expectations, photographic and video recording, anecdotal observations and learning to live material.  Other evidence will include reductions in behaviour incidents, re-integration readiness assessment, FFT and Thrive assessments.

 

Pupil Premium Statement 2014/15 

Mayfield School receives a Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) for each pupil that is eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) or has been eligible at any time in the last six years. A similar grant is also available for some pupils in the care of the Local Authority and the children of armed forces personnel.

The school has responsibility to make good effective use of this money to ensure that pupils are not disadvantaged by their family circumstances. Our PPG policy gives further details of this provision. We use the analysis of school data to inform our decisions and to evaluate our success. We can evidence that all of our pupils are making good or better progress as a result in pat of the decisions that the school has taken for the expenditure of the grant.

Number of Pupils and Amount received in 2014/15

There were 63 eligible pupils for whom we received £51,231

In addition we received £5,690 Looked After Child Premium and £7,500 of Year 7 Catch-up Funding. £11,300 of which arrived at the very end of the financial year.

Objectives in Spending Pupil Premium Grant

The objective of PPG is to raise attainment and achievement of pupils through:

  • Provision to raise literacy and maths levels
  • Provision of technology to support learning or give improved access
  • Early intervention
  • Enhanced learning opportunities through enrichment activities
  • Provision of social and emotional support to improves skills, behaviour and well being
  • To raise confidence and self-esteem in order for pupils to take risks with learning e.g. to be able to write independently

Our analysis of data has evidenced that we needed to provide alternative access to early communication skills, improved use of language skills, emotional wellbeing and basic life skills. We had already put some of these interventions in place but in order to sustain them we have used PPG.

Spending of PPG so far this year:

  • £49,161 was used to offset some costs of the intervention staff who provide targeted support in areas of identified need and proportion of salary costs towards one to one support for pupils at Chestnut.
  • £2,710 was used to fund pupil laptops (November 2014) at Chestnut to support core curriculum, specifically writing.
  • Purchase of iPads for specific pupils who attract pupil premium to support learning, improve access and communication £1,560.  Total cost of purchase £3,120.
  • Trips and activities costing £403.

Total expenditure to date: £53,834

 

Pupil Premium Statement 2013/14

Mayfield School receives a Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) for each pupil that is eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) or has been eligible at any time in the last six years. A similar grant is also available for some pupils in the care of the Local Authority and the children of armed forces personnel.

The school has responsibility to make good effective use of this money to ensure that pupils are not disadvantaged by their family circumstances. Our PPG policy gives further details of this provision. We use the analysis of school data to inform our decisions and to evaluate our success. We can evidence that all of our pupils are making good or better progress as a result in pat of the decisions that the school has taken for the expenditure of the grant.

Number of Pupils and Amount received in 2013/14

There were 42 eligible pupils for whom we received £40,711

Objectives in Spending Pupil Premium Grant

The objective of PPG is to raise attainment and achievement of pupils through:

  • Provision to raise literacy and maths levels
  • Provision of technology to support learning or give improved access
  • Early intervention
  • Enhanced learning opportunities through enrichment activities
  • Provision of social and emotional support to improves skills, behaviour and well being

Our analysis of data has evidenced that we needed to provide alternative access to early communication skills, improved use of language skills, emotional wellbeing and basic life skills. We had already put some of these interventions in place but in order to sustain them we have used PPG.

Spending of PPG this year

  • Governors agreed that £27,016 was used to offset some of the costs of the intervention staff.
  • £2,430 was used to fund an additional Eye Gaze unit.
  • £10,306 was used to fund additional courses at Combe Pafford School for catering, construction and hairdressing sessions.
  • £2,530 was used to fund trips and activities for pupils.

Total expenditure £42,282