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Pupil Premium strategy statement 2018/19:

St John’s RC Primary, Burnley

EVALUATED Oct 2019

1.  Summary information
School St John the Baptist RC Primary, Burnley
Academic Year 2018/19 Total PP budget £105,540.00 Date of most recent PP Review Oct 2018
Total no. of pupils 261 No. of pupils eligible for PP 68 Date for next internal review of this strategy Oct 2019
2.  Attainment and progress 17/18
Pupils eligible for PP (St John’s) Pupils not eligible for PP (national  average)
% achieving expected in reading, writing and maths 45%  53
% making at least expected progress in reading 82% 66
% making at least expected progress in writing 80% 74
% making at least expected progress in maths 74% 70
3. Barriers to future attainment (for pupils eligible for PP including high ability)
A. A high number of PP pupils at St John’s have additional needs.
B. Limited basic Literacy skills for some PP boys.
C. Behaviour issues for a minority of pupils which has a detrimental effect on academic progress.
D. Lack of resilience in some PP pupils.
E. Family support required for some PP pupils.
F. Socio-economic factors surrounding some families.
4.  Outcomes
Desired outcomes and how they will be measured Success criteria
A. Additional needs of PP pupils are identified early and addressed. Additional needs are met and impact on attainment
B. Improved levels of Literacy for identified PP boys Identified pupils reach targets set.
C.. Behaviour issues of identified pupils addressed and managed. Fewer behaviour incidents are recorded for this group.
D. Increased resilience results in better outcomes. More PP pupils reach ARE.
E. Improved engagement of targeted families. Better home-school relations result in increased progress.
F. Improved opportunities for PP pupils/families. Engagements in initiatives leads to improved outcomes.
5. Planned expenditure
Academic year 2018/19
  1. 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?
  1. Additional needs of PP pupils are identified early and addressed.
Associate SENDCo employed

EP services procured 

Engagement with outside agencies

Historically, early identification of additional needs has been limited.  This has led to PP pupils having limited access to additional support which has impacted on their progress and attainment. Rigorous oversight of services 

Regular tracking of PP pupils

HT & DHT Jan 2018

Evaluation:

Experienced SENDCO employed and all practices becoming embedded.  EP visiting twice termly, resulting in 5 EHCPs awarded.

  1. All pupils eligible for PP are making at least expected progress.
Raising staff awareness

Target groups identified

Intervention in place where required

A significant number of lower ability PP children did not make expected progress in the last academic year.  We want to ensure that all pupils achieve ARE, particularly those who are eligible for PP. As above

Intervention groups, EP referrals, SEN review

HT & DHT, SENCo Jan 2018

Evaluation:

Staff training from SENDCo, improved IEPs used more rigorously.

Specific interventions eg IDL introduced with good impact 

Total budgeted cost £40,000.00
  1. Targeted support
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?
Additional needs of PP pupils are identified early and addressed.

Additional needs are met and impact on attainment.

Raising staff awareness

Inclusion Solutions support to continue

EP service to be provided by Acorn

Re-allocation of roles in Pastoral Support Team (inc Pupil Mentor)

Staff training on referrals to Pastoral Team

Lancashire Behaviour Tool used 

As a school we want to act early before needs escalate.  Once additional needs are met, generally pupils are able to make progress. Pastoral meetings, Pupil Progress meetings, Review meetings, Pupil Welfare Meetings with analysis of data, review of new role of Pupil Mentor HT & DHT Mar 2018

Evaluation:

see above

Roles redefined, Pupil Mentors used more effectively to target specific needs.

Improved behaviour of identified pupils. Targeted behaviour support

Review of lunchtime activities

Review of staffing & provision

Referrals to Alternative Provision

Behaviour issues for a small group of pupils (mostly eligible for PP) is having detrimental effect on their academic progress and that of their peers. See above HT & DHT Jan 2018

Evaluation:

Monitoring of behaviour incidents shows a great reduction in number of serious and more minor incidents.

AP used effectively for children with specific needs

Total budgeted cost £52,000.00
  1. Other approaches
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?
To increase attendance rates First response phone call

Letters when attendance is less than 95%

PAST support

Family Support Worker to support identified families

We can’t improve attainment and progress rates if they are not attending school. Close monitoring of attendance of identified groups and actions required

Agenda item – Pupil Welfare Meetings

HT & DHT

Assistant School Sec

Mar 2018

Evaluation:

Attendance remains good. Particular group attendance remains a concern eg disadvantaged girls and will be a target for next academic year.

To increase parental engagement Celebratory event at the end of each ½ term, eg Afternoon at the Museum

Books home – each ½ term

Family Fun Fiesta

Parents’ Council

Parent Workshops

If pupils feel that school and home are working in partnership, rates of attainment and progress will increase. Parent Questionnaire

Feedback from parents

Events planned and advertised well in advance

HT, DHT, Family Support Worker Mar 2018

Evaluation:

All planned events/activities well attended.  

Total budgeted cost £19,000.00