Pupil premium strategy statement

  1. 1.Summary information
School Yew Tree Community School
Academic Year 2017/2018 Total PP budget £ 240,820
Total number of pupils 420 + 39 FTE Number of pupils eligible for PP 182
  1. 2.Current attainment (KS2 2017)
  Pupils eligible for PP (school)

Pupils not eligible for PP

 (national average)

% achieving Expected Standard or above in reading, writing & maths 75% 67%
% achieving Higher Standard in reading, writing & maths 25% 11%
Progress in reading 2.19 0.33
Progress in writing 2.93 0.17
Progress in maths 5.38 0.28
  1. 3.Barriers to future attainment (for pupils eligible for PP)
  2. A. 
  Language skills and breadth of vocabulary on entry to school
  1. B. 
Attendance and punctuality
C. Wider deprivation issues affecting pupils – school systems will address these
  1. 4.Desired outcomes (Desired outcomes and how they will be measured)
Success criteria
  1. A. 
Disadvantaged pupils are prepared well for their next stage of learning in secondary education KS2 outcomes 2018: Disadvantaged pupils make good progress towards achieving expected standard - close to/above NA other pupils
  1. B. 
More able disadvantaged pupils achieve well KS2 outcomes 2018: Disadvantaged pupils make good progress towards achieving higher standard - close to/above NA other pupils
  1. C. 
Pupil progress of disadvantaged pupils in all year groups is good or better Data demonstrates good or better progress
           
  1. 5.Planned expenditure
  • Academic year
2017-2018
The three headings below enable schools to demonstrate how they are using the Pupil Premium to improve classroom pedagogy, provide targeted support and support whole school strategies
  1. i.Quality of teaching for all
Desired outcome Chosen action / approach What is the evidence and rationale for this choice? How will you ensure it is implemented well? Staff lead When will you review implementation?
Achievement in reading is good or better High quality teaching of reading in focussed reading sessions and additional  before school reading throughout school
  1. In-school data/KS2 outcomes
  2. Inference reading research
  3. EEF toolkit – impact of effective feedback

Support/training for teachers;

Monitoring of lessons, work scrutiny and pupil progress data

M. Carroll

Leader of English (assistant head teacher)

Termly and final review

July 2018

Total budgeted cost

Staff time from additional teachers (see below)

  1. ii.Targeted support through a whole-school strategic approach
Desired outcome Chosen action / approach What is the evidence and rationale for this choice? How will you ensure it is implemented well? Staff lead When will you review implementation?

Achievement across subjects is good or better

Achievement in reading and phonics is good or better

Additional teachers in all year groups

Deployment of 2 highly skilled teaching assistants to target groups across KS1/Reception

Maximise pupil focus on learning;

Teaching and learning is focussed on the needs of all pupils, including the more able;

Maximise feedback opportunities

Observation/analysis of pupil data that show the impact of this chosen strategy

Whole-school strategic planning of the needs of disadvantaged pupils in all year groups;

Monitoring effectiveness of approach

S. Islam

Head teacher

M. Carroll

Assistant headteacher

Termly and final review

July 2018

£171,820

£49,000

Total budgeted cost £220820
  1. iii.Whole School Strategy
 
Desired outcome Chosen action / approach What is the evidence and rationale for this choice? How will you ensure it is implemented well? Staff lead When will you review implementation?
Health, attendance and punctuality have a positive impact on pupils’ learning

Deployment of Home-School Link worker and her role with parent partnership on improving health, attendance and punctuality

Analysis of social needs of pupils and their families and how these may impact on education of pupils

Monitoring effectiveness of approach

Monitoring pupil absence/punctuality data

C. Lane

Leader of Inclusion

Assistant headteacher)

Termly and final review

July 2018

Total budgeted cost £20,000 towards salary costs
                 


Figure 1: What are the most effective ways to support disadvantaged pupils’ achievement?