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Holy Family Catholic Primary School

Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium Expenditure 2018 -2019

Funding received £36 280

Pupil Premium funding is provided by the DFE to enable the school to provide focused support for those children entitled to free school meals or those deemed to be in need of additional help. The funding is used to address the barriers to learning which are relevant to our school, for example poor attendance, poor language and communication skills, as well as some social skills and SEN difficulties, poorer English and Maths skills and understanding, and in some cases a  lack of parental engagement and support for learning at home, needing catch up sessions. 

Our Pupil Premium Strategy

Our strategy is to use focused individual and group interventions to seek to develop skills in speaking and listening, reading, writing, spelling and mathematics for those children. These sessions are planned and taught by a number of teachers and teaching assistants and monitored by the Senior Leadership Team. We also use our Pupil Premium funding to increase parental involvement in school and to support parents in helping their children to learn at home. Alongside this, our funding is used to ensure the well-being of our pupils, through the work of our pupil mentor, play-worker and sand tray therapist, so that they are ready for learning. The spending plan below details each intervention or service and states the impact of our strategy on pupil progress in past years.

Our Pupil Premium strategies are reviewed on a half termly basis and intervention groups changed accordingly.

RESOURCE AND TARGET GROUP

 GROUP

FOCUS 

REVIEW 

HOW IMPACT IS MEASURED

T.A.
(5 x pm per week)

to support pupils in KS1 and 2

small groups

Spelling Intervention

Nelson Spelling

assessment
data is
reviewed at
each half
term

Single Word Spelling Test tracks pupils' spelling ages - expectation of accelerated progress

TA

(5 x pm per week)

to support pupils in KS1 and 2

 small groups

Reading Intervention

Project X Code

assessment
data is
reviewed at
each half
term

analysis of pupil progress using Target Tracker - expectation of accelerated progress

2 x TA

(8 x pm per week)

to support pupils in KS1 and 2

small groups

Maths Intervention

Using Gap Analysis from Target Tracker

assessment
data is
reviewed at
each half
term
analysis of pupil progress using Target Tracker - expectation of accelerated progress

TA
(3 x pm per week)

vulnerable pupils

1:1 and small groups pupil wellbeing, self-confidence and readiness to learn

Thriving in Schools data
is reviewed each term

Well-being
team
meetings
held to
review input each term

Number of
'red' areas analysed

Pupil engagement and progress monitored

 TA
(6 hours per week)

parents

1:1

 parental engagement

Well-being
team
meetings
held to
review input each term

Levels of parental involvement and pupil attendance
are monitored.

TA
(2 hours per week )

pupils in KS1 and 2

1:1 Sand Tray intervention

Thriving in Schools data
is reviewed
each term

Wellbeing
team
meetings
held to
review input each term

Number of 'red' areas analysed

Pupil engagement and progress monitored

TA
(4 hours per week)

pupils in need

1:1

Reading 
Assistant

assessment
data is
reviewed
at each
half term

analysis of pupil progress using Target Tracker and Salford Reading Test
- expectation of accelerated progress

TA

(4 x pm per week)

to support pupils in KS1 and 2

1:1

Reading, High Frequency Words, phonics.

Maths
Using Gap Analysis from Target Tracker

assessment
data is
reviewed
at each
half term
analysis of pupil progress using Target Tracker and Salford Reading Test
- expectation of accelerated progress
Pupil Premium Expenditure 2017 - 2018
Funding received £40,360  
RESOURCE GROUP FOCUS REVIEW   IMPACT

HLTA
(3 x am per week)

TA
(4 x am per week )

to support Y6 pupils

small groups streamed by ability and in class support

literacy, numeracy, spelling, 
reading 

 

assessment
data is
reviewed at
each half
term

National standard achieved:

74% writing
85% reading
89% grammar
74% maths

T.A.
(4 x pm per week)

to support pupils in KS1 and 2

small groups

Spelling Intervention

Nelson
Spelling

 

assessment
data is
reviewed at
each half
term

Progress overall greater than expected.

53% of children made gains of 11 months - 1 year 8 months 

To continue.

TA

(5 x pm per week)

to support pupils in KS1 and 2

small groups

Reading Intervention

Project X Code

assessment
data is
reviewed at
each half
term

assessments show an average of 6.8 steps progress. (expected: 6 steps) Greatest gain 20 steps.

To continue.

TA

(4 x pm per week)

to support pupils in KS1 and 2

small groups

Maths Intervention

Using Gap Analysis from Target Tracker

assessment
data is
reviewed at
each half
term

assessments show an average of 5.2 steps progress. (expected: 6 steps) 30% of pupils making expected or greater than expected progress

To continue

TA

(2 x pm per week)

to support more able
pupils 

small groups

Maths Intervention

Using Gap Analysis from Target Tracker

assessment
data is
reviewed at
each half
term

81% of pupils made greater than expected progress 

Average of 4.7 steps over three terms (expected 3 steps)

TA
(4 x pm per week)

vulnerable pupils

1:1 and small groups pupil wellbeing, self-confidence and readiness to learn

Thriving in Schools data
is reviewed each term

Well-being
team
meetings
held to
review input each term

Analysis of Thriving in Schools shows improvement in the following areas (percentage improvement) 

Readiness to Learn 83%

Adapting and Caring 80%

Positive Relationships 91%

Confident, engaged Learner 75%

Effective Communicator 70%

To continue

TA
(10 hours per week)

parents

1:1 Parental 
support and
engagement

Thriving in Schools data
is reviewed each term

Well-being
team
meetings
held to
review input each term

Thriving in Schools: see above

83% of children whose families were supported showed improved levels of attendance compared to previous year.

To continue

TA
(2 hours per week as needed)

pupils in KS1 and 2

1:1 Sand tray intervention

Thriving in Schools data
is reviewed each term

Well-being
team
meetings
held to
review input each term

Thriving in Schools: see above

Children involved making an average of 6.3 steps progress across core subjects

To continue

TA
( 2 x pm per week)

pupils in KS1 and 2

1:1 Feedback and marking

assessment
data is
reviewed at
each half
term

average of 6.1 steps progress (expected 6 steps)

TA
(2 hours per week)

pupils in need

1:1 Reading Assistant assessment
data is
reviewed at
each half
term

all classes Y3 - Y6 achieved expected progress of 6 steps

81% working at age related expectations or above

To continue

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