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Our Lady Catholic Primary School

Our Lady Catholic
Primary School

Pupil Premium 

Pupil Premium Award 2015

Our Lady School has received an award in the Key Stage 2 category of the Pupil Premium Awards 2015, by Rt Hon David Laws MP, Minister of State for Schools.

Rt Hon David Laws MP sent Mrs Brown a letter informing us of the award.
This is an extract from the letter:

"You are one of the high achieving schools in the country in terms of attainment and progress of disadvantaged pupils since 2011. It is clear that you and your staff have provided your disadvantaged pupils with a good start in life and prepared them well for secondary school".

Pupil Premium is an allocation of additional funding provided to schools to support specific groups of children who are vulnerable to possible underachievement. These include pupils who are entitled to free school meals, those looked after by the local authority and the children of armed service personnel.

For the academic year 2016/17 Our Lady School will expect to receive £18,900 in Pupil Premium funding. This will be used as follows:

  • To provide extra support staff.
  • To provide intervention programmes for underachieving pupils and those with SEN.
  • To provide one-to-one tuition for some pupils.
  • To subsidise residential and other education trips and visits. No child is excluded from a visit because of financial constraints on the family.
  • To provide a range of resources to facilitate learning for specific pupils.
  • To ensure all pupils have access to a wide and varied range of extra curricular activities.

For the academic year 2015/16 Our Lady School received £18,280 in Pupil Premium funding. This was used as follows:

Pupil Premium spending breakdown 2015-16

Intervention Description Actual Cost % of Allocated Pupil Premium Funding
Teacher / TA Support Early Morning, Maths for 6, One to One 14753 78
School Meals /Milk Funded meals and milk 920 5
Extra Curricular Provision Contribution to clubs / top up swimming 896 5
Pastoral / External Support Pastoral / Professional Support 807 5
Educational / Residential Trips Contribution to Educational and Residential Trips 175 1
Resources Specialist Resources 12113  6
Uniform Contribution to Unifrom  137 1
  Total  18901 100

Our Lady School Pupil Premium Grant report 2015/16

Our Lady Catholic Primary School, Hitchin

Pupil Premium Grant expenditure 2015/16

The Government give all maintained schools money to support the learning of pupils receiving free school meals – this is known as the Pupil Progress Grant (PPG).

All schools are required to publish how the grant was spent for the previous year.

The following is our report for the academic year 2015/16:

Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) received

Total number of pupils on roll 218

Total number of pupils eligible for PPG

14

Total amount of PPG received

£18,280

Summary of PPG Spending 

Objectives:

  • To ensure pupils make at least expected progress in reading, writing and maths at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2

To ensure pupils make similar or better progress and attainment than pupils nationally


Summary of Spending:

  • 1:1 support for emotional wellbeing, language and communication and phonics, Numeracy and Literacy
  • Practical barriers to learning e.g. school uniform, clubs, school trips, Food Tech contributions, resources
  • Family Support Worker through Hitchin Partnership

Monitoring:

Pupil progress was monitored termly by each Class Teacher, alongside the Headteacher and Inclusion Manager.


Impact of PPG Spending:

At the end of Key Stage One, all PPG pupils achieved the expected standard in Reading, Writing and Maths.

Progress in Key Stage Two was significantly greater for PPG pupils than for others in Reading and Writing. Progress was less in Maths.

KS1

Reading Attainment Expected Standard

Writing Attainment Expected Standard

Maths Attainment Expected Standard

PPG (1 pupil)

100%

100%

100%

All pupils

(30 pupils)

100%

100%

100%

National

74%

65%

73%

 

KS2

Reading Attainment Expected Standard

Writing Attainment Expected Standard

Maths Attainment Expected Standard

Grammar Punctuation Spelling Expected Standard

PPG (1 pupil)

100%

100%

100%

100%

All pupils

(30 pupils)

94%

97%

100%

100%

National

66%

74%

70%

72%

 

KS2

Reading progress score

Writing progress score

Maths progress score

PPG (1 pupil)

+5.04

+7.23

-1.54

All pupils

(32 pupils)

+2.07

+4.0

+3.16

In the academic year 2016/17, the school has received an indicative grant of 18,900 which will be spent on improving the learning needs of these targeted children through further 1:1 tutoring and intervention strategies in the core subjects. 

 

Pupil Premium spending breakdown 2014-15
 

Intervention Description Actual Cost % of Allocated Pupil Premium Funding
Teacher / TA Support Early Morning, Maths for 6, One to One 14753 78
School Meals /Milk Funded meals and milk 920 5
Extra Curricular Provision Contribution to clubs / top up swimming 896 5
Pastoral / External Support Pastoral / Professional Support 807 5
Educational / Residential Trips Contribution to Educational and Residential Trips 175 1
Resources Specialist Resources 12113  6
Uniform Contribution to Unifrom  137 1
  Total  18901 100

Pupil Premium Compared to all Learners 2014 – 2015 

Year 6 (APS) Reading Writing Maths
All Pupils 31.3 32.8 31.3
PP 31.3 30.4 33
Year 5  Reading Writing Maths
All Pupils Above Expected Above Expected Above Expected
PP Above Expected Above Expected Above Expected
Year 4  Reading Writing Maths
All Pupils Above Expected Above Expected Above Expected
PP N/A N/A N/A
Year3  Reading Writing Maths
All Pupils Above Expected Above Expected Above Expected
PP Above Expected Above Expected Above Expected
Year 2 (APS)   Reading Writing Maths
All Pupils 17 15.7 16.6
PP 16.3 16.3 15.7
Year 1  Reading Writing Maths
All Pupils Above Expected Above Expected Above Expected
PP Above Expected Above Expected Above Expected

 

Extra targeted support enabled these pupils to access the Y6 curriculum fully and respond to (and in some cases exceed) challenging targets.

Progress of FSM Compared to all Learners 2012 – 2013 

Year 6
Expected Attainment 28 Points           Expected Progress 12 Points

  Reading Writing Maths EGPS
All Pupils (32) 32.3 14.0 30.8 14.0 32.8 15.0 31.7 N/A
CLA /FSM (5) 31.8 14.8 28.2 13.6 28.2 14.0 30.6 N/A

Five FSM pupils in Year 6 whose progress significantly exceeded expected levels in all areas of learning, but were slightly below their cohort.

Year 5
Expected Attainment 24 Points              Expected Progress 9 Points

  Reading Writing Maths
All Pupils (32) 28.4 10.0 29.4 10.0 29.1 10.0
CLA /FSM (2) 30.1 12.00 29.0 10.0 27.0 8.0

Two FSM pupils in Year 5 whose progress is in line with their school cohort for writing, slightly above for reading and slightly below for maths.

Year 4
Expected Attainment 22 Points              Expected Progress 6 Points

  Reading Writing Maths
All Pupils (32) 24.3 8.0 23.0 7.0 23.8 7.0
CLA /FSM (5) 30.1 12.00 29.0 10.0 27.0 8.0

Five FSM pupils in Year 4 whose progress is in line with their school cohort and above the expected progress in all subjects.

Year 3
Expected Attainment 20 Points              Expected Progress 3 Points

  Reading Writing Maths
All Pupils (32) 22.9 6.0 21.3 5.0 21.3 4.0
CLA /FSM (1) 23.0 6.0 21.0 4.0 23.0 2.0

One FSM pupil in Year 3 whose progress significantly exceeded the expected level and above the school cohort.

Year 2
Expected Attainment 16 Points             

  Reading Writing Maths
All Pupils (30) 16.3 18.3 14.9 17.0 16.1 18.2
CLA /FSM (0) N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Pupil Premium spending breakdown 2012-13  

Intervention Description Actual Cost % of Allocated Pupil Premium Funding
TA Support Early Morning, Maths For 6, One to One 4764 51.0
Swimming Contribution to Swimming Lessons 26 0.3
Residential Trips Contribution to Residential Trips 30 0.3
Day Trips & Events Contribution to Day Trips & Events 72 0.8
Other School Activities Contribution to Other Activities 101 1.1
School Meals Funded Free School Meals 2482 26.6
Music Fees Funded Music Fees & Exam Fees 381 4.1
Resources Specialist School Resources 1446 15.5
School Milk Funded Free School Milk 43 0.5
Total   9345 100.0

Pupil Premium spending breakdown 2011-12  

Use of funding   Cost
Teaching assistant intervention 2500
Funded swimming lessons 499
Funded residential trips 90
Funded school day trips 429
Funded other school activites 253
Funded free school meals 176
Specialist school resources 1805
Total expenditure 5752

The headteacher, inclusion manager and senior leaders used the Pupil Premium allocated to Our Lady School
for children in receipt of free school meals, children looked after and service personnel children to provide suitable 
additional 
provision for individual pupils to raise attainment.

18% of pupils in the school are receiving free school meals, have received
free school meals in one or more of the previous 6 years (Ever 6), or 
are a child looked after, or a child from a service personnel.

Impact of Pupil Premium on raising attainment 2011-12 

Y6 English - all children in receipt of pupil premium made 1 whole level progress in a year

Y6 reading - all children in receipt of pupil premium achieved L4+ and 83% achieved L5
 2 children made exceptional progress of over a level in a year
1 child made a whole level progress in a year
3 children made two thirds of a level progress

Y6 maths - all children in receipt of pupil premium achieved L4+ and 66% achieved L5 
All children made exceptional progress of over a level in a year

 Other FSM children in the school made greater than expected progress