Progress & Pupil Premium 2015 – 2016

The school received £324,720 Pupil Premium Funding for 2015-16.

Planned Expenditure 2016-17 Data Report  

The attainment of KS1 Pupil Premium children

In Year 1 and Year 2 Pupil Premium Funding was used to supplement an additional teacher to support target groups in Phonics, Reading and Mathematics. There was also an investment in a speech and language therapist and books to encourage reading.

  • In Reading, 54% of pupil premium children reached the expected standard compared to 78% of non- pupil premium children nationally.
  • In Mathematics, 54% of pupil premium children reached the expected standard compared to 77% of non- pupil premium children nationally.
  • In reading 16% of children attained ‘greater depth’, compared to 27% nationally.
  • In the Year 1, Phonics screening tests 72% of pupil premium children achieved the expected standard compared to 70% nationally.

In Year 6, this funding was used to supplement the following: an additional teacher to support the teaching of English and Mathematics, after school and Saturday booster classes for PP pupils by a qualified teacher, interventions in English by a teaching assistant and pastoral care for vulnerable pupils and families.

Progress of KS2 Pupil Premium children based on prior attainment including children on the special needs register (25% of cohort)

  • The average scaled score in reading for children receiving pupil premium was 99.9 which is close to the expected standard of 100.
  • In Maths, the progress of pupil premium children was broadly in line with national. The progress score was positive at 1.45.
  • Progress in writing of pupil premium children was in line with national (-0.06).
  • In GPS, the average scaled score of children with pupil premium (104.6) was broadly in line with those of non pupil premium children nationally (105.0). 77% of Pupil Premium children reached the expected standard.

KS 2 Pupil Premium attainment compared to Pupil Premium attainment nationally

  • 41% of pupil premium children achieved the expected in the combined subjects (reading, writing and maths) compared to 60% of non-pupil premium children nationally.
  • 50% of pupil premium pupils achieved the expected standard in reading compared to 71% of non pupil premium children nationally.
  • In Maths 75% achieved the expected standard, in line with non pupil premium children nationally(77%)
  • In grammar, punctuation and spelling 77% achieved the expected standard, in line with non pupil premium children nationally (78%).