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Pupil & Sports Premium

Pupil Premium is funding provided to schools by the government to address any inequalities between children eligible for free school meals and their peers.

 

PE and Sports Premium is funding provided by the government to encourage children to lead more active lives.

 

PUPIL PREMIUM 2015 / 2016

During the academic year 2015/2016, 171 pupils were eligible for Pupil Premium.  Each pupil received £1,323.  The total amount payable to the school was £226,233.  How was this money spent?

  • Staffing resources in order to provide smaller teaching groups and intervention support, particularly in year 2 and year 6.
  • One to one reading support in year 1 and year 2.
  • New reading materials for pupils including access to online reading via ‘Bug Club’. 
  • Refurbishment of reading corners in every classroom.
  • Attendance worker and 97% attendance incentives.
  • Assessment software to track pupil’s attainment and progress.
  • Early Excellence training to improve pupil’s independence in the Early Years.
  • Additional teaching assistant in the Early Years to focus on early language as well as the Welcomm language programme.

 

Impact of Pupil Premium

  • Attendance for pupil’s eligible for Pupil Premium funding rose from 91.2% in 2012/2013 to 94.4% in 2015/2016 (National average attendance for this group was 93%).
  • Kingsthorne ‘Legacy Books’ are now an integral part of reading in school and are discussed in all classes.
  • Book corners in all classes are exciting and well resourced.  Pupils are excited about reading and enjoy the books available.
  • The percentage of Pupil Premium pupils who passed the year 1 phonics check rose from 69% in 2013 to 75% in 2016.
  • The percentage of Pupil Premium pupils who achieved a Good Level of Development (GLD) in reception rose to 53%.

 

PUPIL PREMIUM 2016 / 2017

During the academic year 2016/2017, 232 pupils are eligible for Pupil Premium.  Each pupil receives £1,320.  The total amount payable to the school is £306,240.  Over the coming year the money will be spent on:

  • Refurbishing the Early Years environment to encourage children to become active, inquisitive learners.
  • Increasing staffing in Early Years to allow for children to have free access to the outdoor environment.
  • Employing a speech therapist to promote speech and language skills in the Early Years.
  • Purchasing IPads to support children to develop rapid recall and problem solving and reasoning in maths as well as increasing their access to ‘Bug Club’ online reading resources.
  • Purchasing further reading resources for pupils.
  • Increasing staffing in order to provide smaller teaching groups and intervention support, particularly in year 2 and year 6.
  • Purchasing Numicon practical maths resources to support problem solving and reasoning in maths.
  • Funding an attendance worker and 97% attendance incentives.

 

SPORTS PREMIUM 2015 / 2016

During the academic year 2015/2016, 322 pupils were eligible for Sports Premium.  Each pupil received the equivalent of £29.60.  The total amount payable to the school was £9,531.  How was this money spent?

  • A coaching programme for teachers to develop their confidence and ability to plan, teach and assess a range of PE skills.
  • A member of staff whose role was to champion PE and extra-curricular sporting activities.

 

Impact of Sports Premium

  • Teachers reported much greater confidence in planning, teaching and assessing various aspects of the PE curriculum
  • Children had the opportunity to experience a range of extra-curricular sporting activities.  Attendance at clubs ranged from 16-20% of pupils in each phase.

 

SPORTS PREMIUM 2016 / 2017

During the academic year 2016/2017, 322 pupils are eligible for Sports Premium.  Each pupil receives the equivalent of £29.91. The total amount payable to the school is £9,633.  Over the coming year the money will be spent on:

  • A coaching programme for teachers to develop their confidence and ability to plan, teach and assess a range of PE skills.
  • A member of staff whose role is to champion PE and extra-curricular sporting activities.
  • Extra-curricular clubs for pupils.
  • Training for all lunchtime supervisors to increase pupil’s participation in active sports and games at lunchtime.
  • ‘Play-leaders’ training for 16 year 5 pupils to increase fellow pupil’s participation in active sports and games at lunchtime.
  • Employing extra lunchtime supervisors so that we can maximise the use of outdoor space at lunch time.
  • Developing the playground areas through markings on the floor to encourage active sports and games.

Full details of Pupil and Sports Premium spending and impact can be seen on the strategy documents below.

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