Training to improving opportunities for effective Assessment for Learning and accelerating progress. Assessment for Learning is a range of techniques and strategies that enable pupils to be more engaged in their learning. This has been shown to raise the achievement of all pupils and especially vulnerable pupils. It is widely recognised as being a very effective way of closing the gap in attainment.
· All PP children had a free place at Breakfast Club and were provided with a free breakfast.
· School journey subsidy.
· Play therapy for PP children who were suffering with anxiety
· Providing small group work with an experienced teacher focussed on overcoming gaps in learning
· Additional teaching and learning opportunities
· All our work through the Pupil Premium was aimed at accelerating progress moving pupils to at least age related expectations. Initially this was in Literacy and Numeracy
· Pupil premium resources were used to target able pupils on FSM to achieve working at greater depth at the end of KS1 and KS2
· Increased and more focused teaching assistant support was used to improve targeted support in phonics and reading
· A Teaching Assistant supported individual pupils to improve wellbeing, self-image and self-esteem through targeted Nurture Groups
· The school focused its additional support on phonics and reading through increasing targeted support from Teaching Assistants in these areas.
· We ensured that the inclusion support assistant worked on targeting support that ensured the accelerated progress of disadvantaged pupils and focussed support on the greatest need.
· We ensured Philosophy for Children was used to engage pupils in their learning. This will have a very high impact on the achievement of disadvantaged pupils.
Breakfast Club £7125.00
Play therapy/counselling £1447.00
HLTA part salary £15,000.00
Pixl TA £6500.00
Junior class TA £8710.00
School journey and trip subsidy £588.00