PUPIL & CATCH-UP PREMIUM

Pupil Premium

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  • Year 2016-17 – Projected Figure: £166,430

    Pupil premium funds for the academic year 2016-17 are being spent on:
PP Intervention Intended Impact Cost Overall Impact 2017
Deputy Head of School, Attendance Officer, Head of Year and Education Welfare Officer to monitor and target weekly attendance and persistently absent (PA) students.Improved attendance in line with national average , reduced and improved parental engagement£12,648
Introduction of SIMS data monitoring and training, to ensure that teachers can easily identify specific student groups, such as disadvantaged students (DA) and can take responsibility for accelerating their progress. (Highlighted on seating plans).Raised of awareness of who disadvantaged students are in order to diminish the difference between national average£5,000
Half termly use of achievement data to check whether whole class teaching, interventions or techniques are working and make adjustments accordingly.Regular evaluation of DA student progress. Clear knowledge of strategies used to identify what is working and make changes if required.
Introduction of robust performance management system and training for all staff, including discussions about disadvantaged students in performance management meetings.Raise profile and accountability of all staff to accelerate progress of DA students.
Appointment of a Head of Year in each year and purchase of CPOMs to provide well-targeted and recorded support to improve attendance, behaviour or links with families where these are a barriers to a student’s learning. Improved attendance. Reduced behavior concerns, including fixed term and permanent exclusions.4 x TLR 2A £10,000; £1,500 for CPOMS
Breakfast Club – free breakfast and place to work 8-8.30 every morning.Improved attendance and punctuality of DA students. Ensuring they are ‘ready to learn’.£4,000
Lunchtime club to provide a home base for social skills and homework opportunities for selected disadvantaged students.Improved attendance and progress data accelerated due to this support.£3,000
Homework Club (Period 7) and Saturday school to target underachievement. To include refreshments to support learning.Full attendance of targeted DA students.£5,000
Nurture group intervention to support social and emotional needs that are a ‘barrier to learning’ as well as develop metacognition and self-regulation. (Sutton Trust)SDQ scores, attendance and behaviour improved. Reduction in exclusions. Progress data of DA students accelerated due to this support. Assistant SENDCo; £25,000
Introduction of new Assessment policy which systematically focuses on giving students clear, useful feedback about their work, and ways that they could improve it. Including whole school DIRT time (Sutton Trust).Accelerated progress of DA students to achieve expected/beyond progress.
One to one and group interventions from SENCO, experienced teachers, CAHMS, Education Psychologist, Counsellor and EMTASSAccelerated progress of DA students to achieve expected/beyond progress.
Subsiding schools visits to Universities, Theatre etc.Enable all pupils to access to cultural, residential and character building enrichment activities in.£5,000
Student Support Fund. Purchase of school uniform, equipment and PE kit to support learning and standards in school and remove disadvantaged barriers.Reduction in behaviour points for incorrect uniform to raise standards and increased attendance and participation in PE.£10,000
Maths intervention programme with external specialist.Increased rate of progress in mathematics for DA students.£15,000
Curriculum modification to include Key Stage 3 Numeracy and Communication skills lessons to raise achievement and close gap in numeracy and literacy attainment.DA progress data shows pupils are meeting National expectations and many are going beyond.Cost of staffing; £5,000
Designated Senior leader for Teaching and learning to organise CPD to ensure that all day- to-day teaching meets the needs of each learner, rather than relying on interventions to compensate for teaching that is less than good.At least 80% of lessons, learning walks and work scrutiny demonstrate accelerated progress of DA students.Leadership payment CPD programme
Opportunities in music through peripatetic teachers.All DA students have access to enrichment activities to develop their social and cultural development.£12,350
Lexia programme to close gap in Literacy.DA progress data shows pupils are meeting National expectations and many are going beyond.£6,000
Use of minibuses for vulnerable students.Improved attendance and punctuality of DA students.£25,673
Total£175,171
  • Year 2015-16 – £159,885

    Pupil premium funds for the academic year 2015-16 were spent on:
Intervention Intended Impact Cost Paid by Pupil Premium
EWOImproved attendance and 100% parental engagement.£12,648£12,648
Daily literacy programmePupil progress data shows pupils are meeting National expectations and many are going beyond.£19,143£19,143
One to one and group interventions from SENCO, experienced teachers, CAHMS, EP, Counsellor, EMTASSPupil progress data shows pupils are meeting National expectations and many are going beyond.
Subsiding schools visitsEnable all pupils to access residential and team building visits.£5000£5000
Maths intervention programmeIncreased rate of progress for PP pupils.£22,800£22,800
English intervention programmeIncreased rate of progress for PP pupils.£34,844£34,844
CPD to continue to improve Teaching and LearningPercentage of outstanding teaching to be at least 75%.£12,000£12,000
Opportunities in music through peripatetic teachers£12,350£12,350
Purchase of online licenses for home use: Linguascope, Frog, MyMaths, Dynamic Learning100% of Pupil Premium students have access to online homework, study and revision aids.£4840£4840
Use of minibuses for vulnerable students£25,673£25,673
Maintain smaller class sizes in lower groups1:1 attention and first quality teaching.£83,625£18,974
Accelerated Reader programmes for identified students£1728£1728
Total£234,651£170,000

Literacy & Numeracy Catch-up Premium

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  • Year 2016-17 – £10,000

    In the present year 7 of 2016-17, those students who did not achieve at least level 4 in reading and or mathematics totals 20. 10 for literacy and 10 for numeracy of which there is an overall total of 12 students as some require catch up support in both subjects. This has provided the Academy with a catch up premium of £10,000. The De La Salle Academy intends to use the catch up funding in the following way and believes that these interventions will provide the support needed to allow each student to move towards or achieve level 4 in either English, Mathematics or both.
Support Target Allocation towards full cost
Additional Numeracy lessons for those sets containing the students who meet catch-up numeracy criteria.Students to reach 100 score in Maths assessment.
Catch Up Maths intervention for targeted groups of students twice a week with an Independent Maths Specialist.Students to reach 100 score in Maths assessment.£5,000
Additional Lexia sessions (in English lessons) for those sets containing the students who meet catch-up literacy criteria.Students to reach 100 score in English assessment.£3,050 pa
Additional Communication skills lessons for those sets containing the students who meet catch-up literacy criteria.Improved English and Literacy scores in Academy levels.
Purchase of Nessy and Read Write Inc materials for 1:4 groupwork sessions with the SEND team.Improved reading ages / English scores of very low achievers.£3,800
Reading Buddy scheme with selected Year 7 students.Improved reading ages.None
 Total£11,850
  • Year 2015-16 – £10,000

    In the present year 7 of 2015-16, those students who did not achieve at least level 4 in reading and or mathematics totals 20. 10 for literacy and 10 for numeracy of which there is an overall total of 12 students as some require catch up support in both subjects. This has provided the Academy with a catch up premium of £10,000. The De La Salle Academy intends to use the catch up funding in the following way and believes that these interventions will provide the support needed to allow each student to move towards or achieve level 4 in either English, Mathematics or both.
Support Allocation towards full cost
The employment of a specialist teacher to work with the catch up students on an intensive catch-up literacy programme. This intervention will provide small group intervention of 2 hours per week over the academic year which will enabled all 10 students who have arrived in year 7 in September with a literacy Key Stage 2 level of below 4 to benefit from this programme of intensive support. The intervention will focus primarily on reading and comprehension but will also target each student’s individual needs with careful monitoring and liaison with the student’s English teacher throughout the year.£2,500
The creation of a nurture group to accommodate the 12 students who required either literacy or numeracy catch up intervention.£3,800
Reduced class sizes in those sets containing the students with catch-up literacy and numeracy premium and creating a literacy teaching group.£3,250
The use of the Accelerated Reading Programme and STAR assessment.£450
Total£10,000
  • Year 2014-15 – £9,000

    The literacy and numeracy catch – up premium provides schools with an additional £500 for each year 7 pupil who did not achieve at least level 4 in reading and/or mathematics at the end of Key Stage 2. The catch up premium for The De La Salle Academy was £9,000 which we received for the academic year 2014-15 was allocated in the following ways:
     Literacy & Numeracy Catch-up Premium Report 14-15
Support Allocation towards full cost
The employment of a specialist teacher to work with the catch up students on an intensive catch-up literacy programme. This intervention provided small group intervention of 2 hours per week over the academic year. This enabled all 9 students who arrived in year 7 with a literacy Key Stage 2 level of below 4 to benefit from this intensive support. The intervention focused primarily on reading and comprehension but was targeted at each student’s individual needs with careful monitoring and liaison with the student’s English teacher.£1,750
The creation of a nurture group to accommodate the 13 students who required either literacy, numeracy or catch up intervention in both.£3,800
Reduced class sizes in those sets containing the students with catch-up literacy and numeracy premium and creating a literacy teaching group.£3,000
The use of the Accelerated Reading Programme and STAR assessment.£450
Total£9,000