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Pupil Premium Details 2016/17

What is the Pupil Premium?

The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011. In 2012–13 schools were allocated a total of £1.25 billion funding for children from low-income families who were eligible for free school meals, looked after children and those from families with parents in the Armed Forces. The aim of the funding is to provide disadvantaged students with opportunities to develop their confidence, social skills and ultimately to improve their attainment. Pupil premium funding is ring fenced and you will find a comprehensive review of funding (2015-16) and intended actions for funding (2016-17) below.

In this page, you will find information outlined to:

LGS pupil premium allocation for the current academic year
Details of how LGS spent the previous academic year’s allocation
How it has impacted the attainment of disadvantaged pupils
Details of how LGS intend to spend the PP allocation
Details of interventions to be continued/modified
Number of pupils eligible for PPPP: 210@ £935
LAC: 4 students
(year group)
PP: 208 @£935
Ring-fenced for specific students so does not affect PP overall funding.
Total PP Funding (with protected LAC allocation)£203,950£194,480

Total spend: £206,355.98

Overspend: £2,405.98

Review of academic year (2015/16)

FocusTarget/ActionFunding allocationReview of Impact

To improve attainment and Progress of PP students.• To improve the reading ages of PP students.
• To engage parents of PP students in school activities (TA support at parents evenings)
• To track and provide one to one intervention sessions with Yr11 PP students who are underachieving in five or more subject areas.
• Raising achievement co-ordinator to deliver wholes school CPD.
• To implement data sec/ SIMS analysis of attainment data.
• To employ additional English and Mathematics teachers to support department based intervention with PP students.
• To subsidise extra PPA time on all teaching staff timetables to help teachers provide verbal and written feedback to students with a particular focus on PP students.
• Revision guides and materials purchased for PP students.

Key attainment figures:
• 75% of PP students achieved a positive progress 8 score.
• Overall PP progress 8 score: 0.14
• -0.42 gap in progress 8 score

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To improve attendance of PP students.
• Emotional support and counselling given to a focus group of 8 students with attendance under 95% attendance last year.
• Attendance officer, achievement co-ordinator, ESW and raising achievement co-ordinator to work with 18 PP students with attendance concerns from last year.
• To subsidise attendance rewards for PP students.
£45,382• 75% of targeted students had at least 95% attendance.

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a) BSS support
• To subsidise PSHEE sessions and LGS based support for all PP students who require emotional/ behavioural support.
• To offer external emotional support to 8 focus students who were identified the previous academic year.
• To select and train Yr11 students to provide peer mentoring (focus on emotional needs) for Yr7 students.
• Subsidise behaviour rewards for PP students.
• To contribute towards behaviour co-ordinator’s salary.
£10,000• 100% of the target group of 8 students had fewer alert slips than last year.
• Only 11% of PP students in Yr7 received 5+ alert slips.
• 17/210 PP students received 5+ alert slips
• 46/460 non PP students received 5+ alert slips
• This is a 2% decrease in PP receiving 5+ alert slips 2014-15.
• 134/210 PP received 5+ praise slips
• 276/460 of all non PP students received 5+ praise slips
• This is a 9% increase in PP receiving 5+ praise slips 2014-15.
Raising Aspirations

• To extend learning experiences for PP students with a particular focus on enrichment activities.
• To provide subsidised music lessons for PP students.
• To subsidise enrichment trips for PP students.
• To contribute towards cover costs of teachers supervising PP residential trip.
• To contribute towards cover costs of raising achievement co-ordinator to supervise high potential PP trips (1/3 overall cost)
• 17 PP students attended regular applied learning activities (compared to only 12 the previous year).
• 46% PP attended at least one activity compared to 60% non-PP.
• 32% PP attended at least one activity compared to 30% non-PP.
• 66% of the yr9 attendee’s to applied learning were PP students.
• 103 students undertook peripatetic music lessons during the academic year 2015-16.

• 13 students were PP and benefitted from group and individual lessons.
• All of Yr7 undertook a piano exam (either through the music service or grade 1). This has raised levels of skill and understanding and has opened up opportunities for PP students to perform to an audience.
Contingency funding

• Travel assistance
• Purchasing uniform
• Involvement in national schemes that roll out during the academic year
• Emergency family support
£2,059.98• 2 students were provided with school shoes.
• 2 students were provided with financial support to buy replacement uniform.
• 1 student had financial support to buy a bus pass.
• 2 students had financial support with paying for taxi travel.
• 3 students received financial assistance towards school meals for 10 days due to a change in family circumstances.
• 16 students were able to take part in national schemes to support their progress.

Plans for next academic year (2016/17)

FocusSupport and resourcesFunding allocationSuccess Criteria
Attainment and Progress• Subject intervention support for KS4
• Revision guides and materials KS4
• Online tutor system (all year groups)
• License for accelerated reading programme (KS3)
• Raising achievement co-ordinator’s TLR
• Admin support with analysing PP data
£51,450.50• PP comparison to Non PP Yr11 examination results (Progress 8 and attainment 8).
• Reading age shows significant improvement (12months+).
• Yr11 PP students exceed PP national average progress 8 score.
Attendance• Funding of 50% of attendance officer’s salary
• Contribution to the ESW’s salary
• Contribution towards behaviour mentor salary
£29,882• Attendance of all PP students to be at least 95%
Behaviour• Applied learning activities
• Financial contribution to the LGS emotional support package
• Peer mentoring
• Purchasing rewards
• Contribution towards behaviour mentor salary
• Contributions towards PP students attending enrichment trips

• Increase in % of PP students receiving praise slips compared to 2015-16 figures.
• Decrease in % of students receiving alert slips compared to 2015-16 figures.
• Number of PP students placed in isolation shows a reduction compared to 2015-16 figures.
Raising aspirations• To fund one third of the Brilliant Club scheme
• To fund cover costs for teacher supervision of Forward thinking trips
• Cover for two teachers to supervise the PP residential trip
• To contribute towards reduced costs for PP peripatetic music lessons
• Financial support towards funding master classes
• Financial contribution towards the school minibus for escorting PP students on trips
• Peer mentoring for PP students who are also PP (Birmingham University)
• All PP who are also HP students to meet or exceed expected progress.
• Successful completion of the Brilliant Club programme.
• All PP students to be given the opportunity to perform in school concerts.
• All PP students to be given the opportunity to be involved in enrichment activities.
Contingency funding • Travel assistance
• Purchasing uniform
• Involvement in national schemes that roll out during the academic year
• Emergency family support

Total Funding 2016/17: £194,480

Total So Far: £164,441

Remainder for contingency: £30,039

All of the actions outlined above are subject to a continuous review to monitor effectiveness. Amendments to each action will be made accordingly throughout the year if required.