Pupil Premium Summary
|Pupil Premium – Summary Information 2016 – 2017|
|School||Crest Infant & Nursery School|
|Academic Year||2016/17||Total PP Budget||£ 40, 180||Date of Most Recent PP Review||July 2016 (although we monitor the progress and attainment of these pupils 6 times a year in our Pupil Progress Reviews)|
|Total Number of Pupils||312||Number of Pupils Eligible for PP||30||Date of Next Internal Review of Strategy||July 2017|
|Barriers to Future Attainment (for pupils eligible for PP including high ability)|
|The government continues to provide funding targeted at addressing underlying inequalities and aiming to tackle the disadvantages that some children experience in life. As a school we use the money carefully to ensure that our vulnerable children achieved the best support possible. One of the measures for assessing the impact of this funding is to look at those children who claim free school meals (FSM). Our OFSTED inspection in June 2016 stated that, ‘Pupil premium funding is used effectively to enable disadvantaged pupils to make good progress from their starting points. Clear and specific planning for the use of the funding is focused on narrowing gaps.”|
|A.||Oral communication skills and vocabulary acquisition is often low for children in receipt of PP funding on entry to FS 2 (Reception). This slows early progress for these children especially in Reading and Writing.|
|B.||Some children present with insecure learning skills such as focus, self-organisation and aspirations. This can lead to learning gaps and low self- esteem.|
|C.||Social disadvantage can manifest in limited aspirations and a lack of parental engagement. Children may not be exposed to rich and varied life experiences and this can put them at a disadvantage.|
|D.||Some children entitled to pupil premium have social, emotional and behavioural issues that have a detrimental impact on their academic progress.|
|E.||Attendance and lateness of children entitled to Pupil Premium is lower than non-pupil premium, reducing the time spent in school and creating learning gaps.|
Desired Outcomes and How They Will Be Measured
|A.||Children who are in receipt of PP funding make rapid progress in order to end FS 2 reaching GLD.||Improved communication skills for all children during their time in EYFS, especially for those in receipt of PP funding.|
|B.||Children, especially those in receipt of PP funding, will make expected or better than expected progress to reach ‘expected’ at the end of Year 2, especially in the combined measure.||Children’s learning gaps have been closed and children have learning behaviours that enable them to sustain independent learning over time and in test conditions.|
|C.||Children, especially those in receipt of PP funding, will make expected or better than expected progress to reach ‘expected’ at the end of Year 2, especially in the combined measure.||Children and families are engaged in rich learning experiences and are empowered to have positive aspiration.|
|D.||Children, especially those in receipt of PP funding, will make expected or better than expected progress to reach ‘expected’ at the end of Year 2, especially in the combined measure.||Children and families are supported to resolve social, emotional and behavioural issues, accessing long term strategies so that children can access education successfully|
|E.||Increased attendance and punctuality for pupil premium children.||Pupil premium attendance increases from 94.4% in 2015/16 to be closer to the national average.
The lateness of pupil premium children decreases.
The number of persistent absentees among those eligible for pupil premium decreases.
How can parents and carers contribute to the success of the Pupil Premium Funding?
All children in the Reception year and in Years 1 & 2 can have a free school lunch which is funded directly from the government. This is different from ‘free school meals entitlement’.
If your child is eligible for free school meals it is worth registering them as it will have a direct impact on the funding we receive and will maximise the support we can provide. Parental support and involvement is a key factor in ensuring that children make good progress and leave primary school with a good level of literacy and numeracy.
Your child may be entitled to Free School Meals if you are in receipt of the following:
•Income based Jobseekers Allowance
•Income related Employment and Support Allowance
•Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
•The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
•Child Tax Credit, providing that you are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by HM Revenue and Customs) that does not exceed £16,190
•Working Tax Credit ‘run-on’ – the payment someone may receive for a further four weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
Should you require any additional information please contact the school office.
Please click on the links below to find out how we allocate our funding each year and to view the impact reports to demonstrate how effective these actions have been.
We received £40,180 for our pupil premium children in 2016/17
For further information on the Pupil Premium, please visit the link below:-