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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 2018-2019

During the academic year 2018-2019, there were 232 pupils who were eligible for pupil premium, with the total amount payable to school £306,240.  Over the course of the year the money was spent on:

 

Increasing staffing to provide smaller teaching groups and intervention support for reading, writing and maths by providing an extra teaching assistant in years 1-6 as well as extra teaching staff in years 5 & 6.

 

Working with a drama specialist from the Birmingham Hippodrome to support pupils in developing their speaking and listening, reading and writing.

 

Working with the School’s Music Service to provide ongoing professional development for the teaching of singing as well as giving every child in year 4 the opportunity to learn to play the trumpet.

 

Introducing Accelerated Reader across years 3-6 and providing more high quality, challenging texts for pupils.

 

Working alongside a literacy specialist to review and plan the teaching of writing across years 3-5 as well as team teaching alongside staff.

 

Providing incentives and rewards for those pupils whose attendance was above the 97% school target, including the annual attendance trip to West Midlands Safari Park.

 

Working alongside a speech and language therapist in the Early Years to develop vocabulary, basic skills such as speaking in sentences and understanding what they are hearing.

 

The impact of these strategies has been:

  • Attainment at a good level of development (GLD) for disadvantaged pupils at the end of Reception was 69% and is now in line with the national average.

 

Key Area

%

% increase on 2018

Year 2 Reading at Age Related Expectations (ARE)

69%

+6%

Year 2 Reading at Greater Depth (GD)

17%

+6%

Year 2 Writing at Age Related Expectations (ARE)

72%

+20%

Year 2 Writing at Greater Depth (GD)

14%

+14%

Year 2 Maths at Age Related Expectations (ARE)

62%

-5%

Year 2 Maths at Greater Depth (GD)

10%

+6%

Year 6 Reading at Age Related Expectations (ARE)

58%

+5%

Year 6 Reading at Greater Depth (GD)

11%

-7%

Year 6 Writing at Age Related Expectations (ARE)

67%

+7%

Year 6 Writing at Greater Depth (GD)

11%

+7%

Year 6 Maths at Age Related Expectations (ARE)

72%

+10%

Year 6 Maths at Greater Depth (GD)

14%

+10%

Year 6 Combined at Age Related Expectations (ARE)

53%

+9%

 

To see a full breakdown of the pupil premium expenditure and impact for last academic year please see the document below: Pupil Premium 2018-2019.

PUPIL PREMIUM 2019-2020

During this academic year, 252 pupils are eligible for pupil premium. The total payable to the school for this year is £332,640. Over the year the money will be spent on:

 

Continue to fund staffing to provide smaller teaching groups and intervention support for reading, writing and maths by providing an extra teaching assistant in years 1-6 as well as extra teaching staff in years 5 & 6.

 

Working alongside the Birmingham Hippodrome, where pupils will watch regular performances and work with drama specialists to develop their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills as well as working alongside musicians and artists to bring alive their curriculum.

 

Working alongside the Birmingham School’s Music Service to provide all pupils in year 4 the opportunity to learn to play the trumpet as well as providing an afterschool brass instruments club for pupils in years 4 & 5.

 

Providing a free breakfast club every day, ensuring all pupils have the opportunity to have a nutritious breakfast.

 

Employing a family support worker to actively increase attendance and to support parents to

access food banks, specialist support services and Early Help.

 

Introducing the new ‘Jigsaw Curriculum’ to further develop pupil’s personal, social and health education as well as emotional literacy and social skills.

 

To see a breakdown of the pupil premium expenditure for this year please see the document below: Pupil Premium 2019-2020.

SPORTS PREMIUM

National Curriculum Requirements for Swimming 2018-2019:

Children in years 3-6 go swimming for half the year at Kingstanding Leisure Centre. Of the 60 children in Year 6, 55% were able to meet the National Curriculum requirement to swim competently, confidently and proficiently over a distance of at least 25 metres, use a range of strokes effectively and perform safe self rescue in different water based situations.

 

SPORTS PREMIUM 2018-2019

During the academic year 2018 - 2019, 345 pupils were eligible for sports premium funding. The total amount payable to school was £19,450. Over the year the money was spent on:

  • Providing pupils with high quality teaching from a specialist PE coach.
  • Providing pupils with  the opportunity to take part in sporting activities that they would otherwise be unable to experience.
  • Providing pupils with the opportunity to take part in sporting competitions with pupils from other settings.
  • Providing pupils with the opportunity to take on leadership or volunteer roles that support sport & physical activity within school.
  • Training lunch time supervisors to lead physical activities at lunchtimes.

The impact of these initiatives can be seen in the document below: Sports Premium 2018 - 2019.

 

SPORTS PREMIUM 2019-2020

During this academic year, 324 pupils are eligible for sports premium funding. The total amount payable to school  is £19,460. Over the year the money will be spent on:

  • Embedding physical activity into the school day through active playgrounds.
  • Engaging all pupils in regular physical activity.
  • Giving pupils the opportunity to take part in sporting activities that they would otherwise be unable to experience.
  • Ensuring sporting activities are delivered by a qualified and experienced professional sports coach who is able to develop pupil’s skills.
  • Ensuring pupils  have opportunity to take part in sporting competitions with pupils from other settings.

To see a breakdown of the sports premium expenditure for this year please see the document below: Sports Premium 2019-2020.

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