Pupil Premium

Key Facts

  • The Pupil Premium is allocated to children from low-income families who are currently known to be eligible for FSM in both mainstream and non-mainstream settings and children who have been looked after continuously for more than six months.
  • The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011, and paid to local authorities by means of a specific grant based on January 2011 school census figures for pupils registered as eligible for FSM in reception to Year 11. For Looked After Children, the Pupil Premium was calculated using the Children Looked After data returns (SSDA903).
  • The level of the premium in 2011-12 was £488 per pupil for pupils eligible for free school meals (FSM) and for pupils in care who have been continuously looked after for six months. It increased to £600 per pupil in 2012-13 and to £900 per child for 2013-2014. For the academic year 2014-2015, it was £1,300 per child who has received Free School Meals at any time during the last 6 years. For 2015-current time, it is  £1,320.
  • Local authorities are responsible for Looked After Children in care and will make payments to schools and academies where an eligible looked after child is on roll. Currently this is £1,900 per child.
  • Service Premium - A premium has also been introduced for children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces; this was £200 in 2011-12, rose to £250 for 2012-13 and is currently £300 per child. This service premium is designed to address the emotional and social well-being of these pupils.
  • From April 2017-April 2018 the Pupil Premium budget is £212,520.

It is important to recognise that the Pupil Premium funding is not the only income that we deploy to support groups of learners and that much of what we have already in place is aimed at “diminishing the difference” Long before the Pupil Premium was introduced the Governors, the Head Teacher and staff at Newtons provided a wide range of support for families and children aimed at working closely in partnership to improve academic outcomes for all pupils, especially those at risk of falling behind.

The leadership of the school has always endeavoured to employ staff able to deliver the best opportunities to the pupils. It has sought to retain its most experienced and enthusiastic teachers whilst nurturing the professional development of new teachers.

Not all pupil premium children are behind in their learning but we need to put things in place for these children and the government is also clear about what we should be doing for these pupils in terms of identification, tracking, evidencing their performance, showing that pupil premium funding has been used to raise their aspirations by mentoring programs and evidencing curriculum enrichment activities that they benefit from. 

 Ways in which we use Pupil Premium at Newtons Primary school:

We aim to deploy the Pupil Premium Funding Grant to ensure that we are successful in diminishing the difference and raising achievement for those children from low income and or/other disadvantaged backgrounds.

Action to Date

  • All teaching staff are aware of those children entitled to Pupil Premium and they are being clearly identified on all tracking data so that progress can be monitored.
  • We have employed new members of staff to work solely on diminishing the difference and are utilising the expertise of existing members of staff to work creatively to motivate and inspire our children. We believe that by reducing the size of the class that class teachers have to teach and by withdrawing children for a short period of time to go back over work they have not understood, we will better meet the needs of all pupils regardless of whether they are FSM or not.
  • Every teacher has a Teaching Assistant for 15 hours per week.
  • Read, Write, Inc was introduced in October 2011 for all children in Foundation Stage and Key Stage. The children are taught in small groups for Read, Write, Inc. Twenty three of our Year 2 children and one Year 1 child are no longer on the programme
  • We use provision mapping to support the process of planning additional interventions.
  • We make sure that all children have access to high quality teaching.
  • Speech and Language programmes are used for groups of children, delivered by trained staff.
  • We develop role play opportunities to develop language and communication skills, especially in FS and Year 1 – We recognise that early intervention is vital.
  • A trained Teaching Assistant works with EAL children new to the school. 
  • Support is given to children with challenging behaviour, when it is needed, so that they can access the curriculum.
  • We have a Full-time Home School Support Worker who works closely with families to ensure that our children reach their personal best.

 

Impact of Pupil Premium Funding

To continue to “diminish the difference”, we have started Booster sessions for Year 6 children in the first half of the Autumn term (usually we start them after Autumn half term).     

Data Summary End of Year 2016 – 2017

Cohort Sizes

 

Number of Pupils Sitting SATs

Number of PP Children Sitting SATs

PP children as % of the Cohort

2017

44

27

61%

2016

45

24

53%

 

KS2 SATs Results - % of children at the expected level

 

2017

% of whole cohort

2017

% of PP chn

Difference

2016

% of whole cohort

2016

% of PP chn

Difference

Difference diminished by

Combined

56.8%

51.9%

-4.9%

37%

29%

-8%

3.1%

Reading

61.4%

55.6%

-5.4%

41%

33%

-9%

3.4%

Writing

84%

77.8%

-6.2%

67%

58%

-9%

2.8%

Maths

75%

74.1%

-0.9%

57%

42%

-15%

14.1%

GPS

73%

66.7%

-6.3%

55%

38%

-17%

10.7%

 

KS2 SATs Results - % of children at greater depth

 

2017

% of whole cohort

2017

% of PP chn

Difference

2016

% of whole cohort

2016

% of PP chn

 Difference

Difference diminished by

Combined

9.1%

11.1%

+2%

2%

0%

-2%

4%

Reading

13.6%

14.8%

-1.2%

12%

0%

-12%

10.8%

Writing

18%

14.8%

-3.2%

8%

4%

-4%

0.8%

Maths

22.7%

25.9%

+3.2%

10%

0%

-10%

13.2%

GPS

31.8%

33.3%

+1.5%

24%

4%

-20%

21.5%

 

KS2 SATs Results – Progress Score

 

2017

whole cohort progress score

2017

PP chn

progress score

2016

whole cohort progress score

2016

PP chn

progress score

Reading

-0.9

-2.0

-1.9

-2.7

Writing

2.7

1.9

-0.13

-0.81

Maths

2.0

2.0

-1.1

-2.4

 

KS2 SATs Results – Average Scaled Scores

 

2017

whole cohort average scaled score

2017

PP chn

average scaled score

2016

whole cohort average scaled score

2016

PP chn

average scaled score

Reading

100.9

99.8

98.3

95.9

Maths

104.2

103.9

99.8

96.9

GPS

105.3

104.2

101.8

97.8

 

 

Pupil Premium/ Non Pupil Premium Analysis

Reading

 

PP

Expected Progress

Non PP

Expected

Progress

Is the difference diminishing?

PP

More than Expected Progress

Non PP

More than expected

Progress

Is the difference diminishing?

Yr 1

50%

 

2016

67%

58%

 

2016

85%

Yes

 

Difference was

 -18%

Now is -8%

39%

 

2016

33%

36%

 

2016

56%

Yes

 

Difference was

-22%

Now is +3%

Yr 2

76%

 

2016

61%

80%

 

2016

86%

Yes

 

Difference was

 -25%

Now is -4%

 

53%

 

2016

26%

40%

 

2016

43%

Yes

 

Difference was

 -17%

Now is +13%

Yr 3

92%

 

2016

31%

94%

 

2016

63%

Yes

Difference was

 -32%

Now is -2%

50%

 

2016

15%

59%

 

2016

46%

Yes

 

Difference was

-31%

Now is -9%

Yr 4

100%

 

2016

84%

95%

 

2016

87%

Yes

Difference was

+3

Now is +5

 

93%

 

2016

48%

 

76%

 

2016

55%

Yes

Difference was

-7%

Now +17%

Yr 5

72%

 

2016

26%

77%

 

2016

42%

Yes

Difference was

-16%

Now is -5%

32%

 

2016

9%

42%

 

2016

16%

No

Difference was

-7%

Now is -10%

 

Pupil Premium/ Non Pupil Premium Analysis

 

Writing

 

PP

Expected Progress

Non PP

Expected

Progress

Is the difference diminishing?

PP

More than Expected Progress

Non PP

More than expected

Progress

Is the difference diminishing?

Yr 1

44%

 

2016

73%

61%

 

2016

88%

No

 

Difference was

-15%

Now is -17%

28%

 

2016

33%

22%

 

2016

53%

Yes

 

Difference was

-20%

Now is +6%

Yr 2

65%

 

2016

61%

77%

 

2016

90%

Yes

 

Difference was

-29%

Now is -7%

47%

 

2016

30%

63%

 

2016

62%

Yes

Difference was

-32%

Now is

-16%

Yr 3

85%

 

2016

46%

94%

 

2016

67%

Yes

 

Difference was

-21%

Now is -9%

31%

 

2016

35%

18%

 

2016

54%

Difference was

-19%

Now is +13%

Yr 4

100%

 

2016

76%

90%

 

2016

81%

Yes

 

Difference was

-5%

Now is +10%

50%

 

2016

32%

48%

 

2016

32%

Yes

 

Difference was

0%

Now is +2%

Yr 5

68%

 

2016

39%

61%

 

2016

47%

Yes

 

Difference was

-8%

Now is +7%

24%

 

2016

13%

52%

 

2016

16%

No

 

Difference was

-3%

Now is -28%

 

 

Pupil Premium/ Non Pupil Premium Analysis

Maths

 

PP

Expected Progress

Non PP

Expected

Progress

Is the difference diminishing?

PP

More than Expected Progress

Non PP

More than expected

Progress

Is the difference diminishing?

Yr 1

56%

 

2016

47%

67%

 

2016

74%

Yes

 

Difference was

-27%

Now is -11%

44%

 

2016

27%

33%

 

2016

41%

Yes

 

Difference was

-14%

Now is +11%

Yr 2

71%

 

2016

52%

73%

 

2016

76%

Yes

 

Difference was

-24%

Now is -2%

59%

 

2016

22%

53%

 

2016

57%

Yes

 

Difference was

-35%

Now is +6%

Yr 3

100%

 

2016

77%

100%

 

2016

71%

Yes

 

Difference was

+6%

Now is 0%

62%

 

2016

62%

41%

 

2016

58%

Yes

 

Difference was +4%

Now is +21%

Yr 4

100%

 

2016

84%

100%

 

2016

94%

Yes

 

Difference was

-10%

Now is 0%

57%

 

2016

36%

52%

 

2016

39%

No

 

Difference was

+5%

Now is -3%

Yr 5

72%

 

2016

57%

87%

 

2016

42%

Yes

 

Difference was

-5%

Now is +15%

48%

 

2016

22%

65%

 

2016

0%

Yes

 

Difference was

-17%

Now is + 22%

 

Progress of Pupil Premium Children- Summer 2017

 

 

Expected progress in Reading

More than expected progress in Reading

Expected progress in Writing

More than expected progress in Writing

Expected progress in Maths

More than expected progress in Maths

Year 1

50%

39%

44%

28%

56%

44%

Year 2

76%

53%

65%

47%

71%

59%

Year 3

92%

50%

85%

31%

100%

62%

Year 4

100%

93%

100%

50%

100%

57%

Year 5

72%

32%%

68%

24%

72%

48%

 

Data Summary End of Year 2015 – 2016

Pupil Premium vs Non Pupil Premium

EYFS

58% of the children achieved GLD.

14 of 20 PP children achieved GLD (70%)

19 of 38 non PP children achieved GLD (50%)

 

Year 1 Phonics Screening

84% of the children reached the expected standard. 

12 of 17 PP children passed the threshold (71%)

30 of 33 non PP children passed the threshold (91%)

 

Year 2 SATs

The year group had 26 PP children and 22 non PP children. 

Reading

56% of children reached the expected level or higher with 15% working at greater depth

14 children (54%) of PP children reached the expected level or higher with 2 children (8%) working at greater depth.

13 children (59%) of non PP children reached the expected level or higher with 5 children (23%) working at greater depth.

Writing

40% of children reached the expected level or higher with 8% working at greater depth

9 children (35%) of PP children reached the expected level or higher with 1 child (4%) working at greater depth.

10 children (45%) of non PP children reached the expected level or higher with 3 children (14%) working at greater depth.

Maths

54% of children reached the expected level or higher with 8% working at greater depth

13 children (50%) of PP children reached the expected level or higher with 1 child (4%) working at greater depth.

13 children (59%) of non PP children reached the expected level or higher with 3 children (14%) working at greater depth.

Year 6 SATs

The year group had 23 PP children (all of which counted in the progress measures) and 26 non PP children (3 of whom didn’t count in the progress measures for Maths and Writing and 4 of whom didn’t count in the progress measures for reading). 

Our combined score was 37%.

7 (30%) of our PP children achieved combined.

11 (42%) of our non PP children achieved combined.

 

Progress Measures

 

School

PP

Non PP

Reading

-1.9

-2.75

-1.07

Writing

-0.1

-1.12

0.91

Maths

-1.1

-2.48

0.28

 

APS – Scaled Scores

 

School

PP

Non PP

Reading

98

96.4

100.1

Writing

n/a

97.2

100.5

Maths

100

97.3

102

GPS

102

98.4

104.8

 

 2015KS1

PP 2015

 

Pupil Premium KS2

APS 2015

 

PP Newtons (17 children)

PP

National

 

Difference

Non PP Newtons

(28 children)

Non PP National

Difference

Difference between Newtons’ PP and Non PP

Difference between National PP and Non PP

Reading

25.6

27.6

-2.0

29.1

29.6

-0.5

-3.5

-2.0

Writing

23.1

26.6

-3.5

28.3

28.9

-0.6

-5.2

-2.3

Maths

25.2

27.3

-2.1

28.5

29.8

-1.3

-3.3

-2.5

Combined

24.8

27.2

-2.4

28.6

29.5

-0.9

-4.2

-2.3

SPAG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pupil Premium KS2

Expected Progress 2015

 

PP Newtons

PP

National

 

Difference

Non PP Newtons

 

Non PP National

Difference

Difference between Newtons’ PP and Non PP

Difference between National PP and Non PP

R

82%

88%

-6%

100%

92%

+8%

-18%

-12%

W

94%

92%

+4%

100%

95%

+5%

-6%

-3%

M

82%

86%

+4%

96%

91%

+5%

-14%

-5%

 

 

 Average Points Score – Pupil Premium KS1
2014

PP 2014

Pupil Premium KS2

APS 2014

 

PP Newtons (23 children)

PP

National

 

Difference

Non PP Newtons

(10 children)

Non PP National

Difference

Difference between Newtons’ PP and Non PP

Difference between National PP and Non PP

R

27.8

27.5

+0.3

27.0

29.7

-2.7

+0.8

-2.4

W

27.6

27.0

+0.6

27.2

29.4

-2.2

+0.4

-2.4

M

27.8

27.2

+0.6

28.8

29.8

-1.0

-1.0

-2.6

Combined

27.6

27.0

+0.6

27.2

29.4

-2.2

+0.4

-2.4

SPAG

29.1

26.9

+0.8

29.4

29.4

0

-0.3

-2.5

 

Progress 2014

 

PP Newtons

PP

National

 

Difference

Reading

90%

86%

+4%

Writing

80%

86%

-6%

Maths

95%

90%

+5%

 

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