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Pupil Premium Funding 


Sandhurst Presentation made to the Sandhurst Military College regarding how we apply our Pupil Premium funding into care and resources for our students.

The Pupil Premium  (PP) is additional funding given to schools by the government to support disadvantaged students such as those receiving Free School Meals, Service Children and young people In Care.

The funding is used to support PP students to diminish the difference in their learning compared to that of non PP.

The school tracks PP students with regards to attendance, pastoral well-being and academic progress.

If you require any further details of how PP funding is allocated, please see the Interventions and Provision below and contact Ms Rowley (Headteacher), Mr Hicken (Deputy Headteacher) or Mrs Woodhams (Assistant Headteacher).

Click below for a link to the Government website on PP Funding.

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/pupil-premium-information-for-schools-and-alternative-provision-settings

 

2016-17


Currently The Wavell School has below average number for FSM (free school meal)/E6 students at 159 / 16 %, although this figure has increased over the last 3 years.

We have 177 / 18% Military students and 3 x LAC (Looked After Children).

The Wavell School FSM student number compared to National FSM student number.

 

Financial Year Allocations


Pupil Premium

  Service Premium

Year

No of Eligible Pupils

Amount per pupil

 Total Amount

 

Year

No of Eligible Pupils

Amount per pupil

Total Amount

 2016-17

159

935

 148,665

 

 2016-17

177

300

53,250

 2015-16

155

935

 144,925

 

 2015-16

176

300

52,800

 2014-15

146

935

 136,510

 

 2014-15

157

300

47,100

 2013-14

133

900

 119,700

 

 2013-14

166

300

49,800

 

Students in Local Authority care are eligible for £1900 per annum

Students of parents in the Services are eligible for £300 per annum.

Measures are used to monitor the school’s success with ‘diminishing the difference’ in the academic attainment of FSM/E6 students to that of non FSM/E6 students.

  • Schools are required to publish their PP expenditure and its impact on-line termly.
  • PP academic success is part of Ofsted framework and judgement.
  • KS4 destinations are recorded for FSM/E6, including NEETs (Not in Education, Employment or Training).

 

 Disadvantaged Students - Intervention and Provision


  •  Pupil Premium Champion (AHT Pastoral/Admissions).
  • Inclusion Room used to support with curriculum and pastoral needs.
  • Alternative Pathways at Options Evening to support the student’s aspiration to go onto further education.
  • Additional 1:1 support in Maths and English through extra tutoring with highly specialist staff
  • KS2 – 3 Transition work with Primaries includes visits with DHT and AHT and includes extra visits by SENCO.
  • Literacy Coordinator giving weekly additional support through Literacy Leaders in each Tutor Group
  • Drop In Centre set up for Military Students; Health Drop In sessions; Breakfast Club; Fit for Fun sessions; Pastoral Mentoring and Counselling sessions.
  • ELSA 1:1 sessions and Friendship Group sessions.
  • Cool Fire programme for Anger Management support.
  • KS2 Liaison in Science, Design Technology and Year 6 Maths Challenge.
  • Support with Applied Learning Opportunities to ensure participation.
  • Trips to Universities and STEM for PP students.
  • Additional Careers Advisor time for college applications and Careers advice
  • Transition meetings for LAC and most vulnerable FSM students.
  • Peripatetic Music lessons paid for LAC students.
  • Camo Day.
  • Reading Buddies – FSM Targeted.
  • Shakespeare Schools Festival – PP targeted.
  • Mentoring for underachieving vulnerable students.
  • Appropriate alternative pathways set up at Year 9 Options for disadvantaged students
  • Revision materials bought for PP and LAC students.

 

Future Developments 2016-2017


At The Wavell School we believe in our school moto of ‘We Care to Challenge’ for all abilities of students, ensuring that we give them aspiration to progress onto Further and Higher education or apprenticeships.

We have invested in overstaffing to ensure we have appropriate class sizes and are striving to ensure that all lessons would be judged as at least ‘good’. We have a Learning Support Team who are highly qualified.

We are always striving to improve our support of the disadvantaged and diminish the difference in their progress.

  • New Staff Induction.
  • Tracking FSM/E6/LAC progress and identifying the most vulnerable, putting in interventions to ensure the student’s success.
  • Personalised Learning Plans for the most vulnerable, disadvantaged students.
  • Student’s Home School partnership, focusing on support for parents to attend Parents Evenings and Partnership Evenings via our Parent Support Advisor and Educational Welfare Officer.
  • Expanded Transition Support working with our primary linked schools on the PP cohort.
  • Young Carer support group to be expanded.
  • Further develop the Well-being/ Drop In Centre for our most vulnerable via our new Pastoral Mentor.
  • KS3 and 4 Health Drop In ‘clubs’ to be further expanded with new team.
  • Developing a sensory garden for vulnerable students.
  • “Fit for Fun” and “Hoola Hoop” sessions targeted for our most vulnerable.

 

PDF icon Income & Spend 

Pupil Premium impact will be posted throughout 2016-17

 


 

2015-16


PDF icon Income & Spend including Impact

A report on Pupil Premium income and impact during 2015-16

PDF icon GCSE Results 2016

Impact of Pupil Premium on GCSE Results

PDF icon Year 7 catch-up premium

Analysis of the impact of Year 7 catch-up premium during 2015-16

PDF icon LAC Strategies 2015-16

   


Pupil Premium Archive 2013-15