Pupil Premium Funding

Pupil Premium is funding given to schools to address inequalities and enable support to reach the pupils who need it most. It is for schools to decide how the Pupil Premium is spent, since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils within their responsibility.

Parbold Douglas Academy strongly believes that no pupil should be disadvantaged as a result of background, the consistent attainment and progress of our pupils over a number of years shows our commitment.

The school carefully ring-fences the funding at the beginning of the academic year so that it is spent on a targeted group of children. We draw upon evidence from our own and others’ experience to allocate funding to the activities that are most likely to have an impact on improving achievement. The school analyses data to find which pupils are under achieving and specific interventions are put in place to support pupils in core subjects particularly in English and Mathematics.

Financial support is also given to disadvantaged pupils who are attaining above the expected level attainment and or progress, to access wider enrichment opportunities, such as clubs, theatre, concert visits and educational school trips. We also offer Let’s Get Cooking classes and clubs that are specifically aimed to raise self esteem, independence and confidence.

Pupil Premium (2016/ 2017)

Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2016-17

Pupil Premium (2015/ 2016)

The amount we have received is £18,480. The school has allocated £19,480.

The money will be spent on:

Achievement For All – A programme designed to raise aspirations, access to the curriculum and the achievement of children who traditionally underperform.
RWI – a structured phonic programme to develop the reading skills of targeted children in small groups.
Ongoing training for Teaching Staff and Teaching Assistants.
Numicon – A programme aimed to increase the basic understanding of mathematical skills by using concrete and ‘hands on’ methods
Academy Residentials – enabling access for all pupils.

Additionally, we provide an Enriched Curriculum by funding Theatre groups to visit school, pay for children to attend concerts and provide ‘Lets Get Cooking’ classes throughout the year.
We enable all our children to benefit from Residentials and Educational visits. We also use the funding to enhance the learning and independence skills of our children by providing workshops on metacognition and strategies they can use to boost their learning.
We have a comprehensive Intervention schedule that runs throughout the year using teachers to lead whenever possible.

Please find attached the Pupil Premium Funding and Costings document: Pupil Premium Funding and Costings 15/16

Pupil Premium (2014/ 2015)

The amount we have received is £24, 000. The school has also supplemented this amount.

The money will be spent on:

Achievement For All – A programme designed to raise aspirations, access to the curriculum and the achievement of children who traditionally underperform.
RWI – a structured phonic programme to develop the reading skills of targeted children in small groups.
Ongoing training for Teaching Staff and Teaching Assistants.
Language and Literacy Programme – aimed to increase the understanding of the text and enhance their writing ability.
Numicon – A programme aimed to increase the basic understanding of mathematical skills by using concrete and ‘hands on’ methods
Academy Residentials – enabling access for all pupils.

Please find attached the Pupil Premium Funding and Costings document: Pupil Premium Funding and Costings 14/15

Impact of Pupil Premium Funding 2014 – 2015:

• Overall the gap was closed between the progress that Pupil Premium children made and that of their peers in Reading Writing and Maths.
• KS1 Phonic Screening Results have significantly improved from 54% to 84% pass rate.
• Positive comments from the Parent Forum meetings regarding longer parent evenings.

 

HTML TableClosing the Gap Data 2014-2015
In the last academic year the gap has been closed between the progress of those children who traditionally underachieve and that of their peers.

Pupil Premium (2013/ 2014)
The amount we received was £21, 000The money was spent on:Achievement For All – A programme designed to raise aspirations, access to the curriculum and the achievement of children who traditionally underperform.
RWI – a structured phonic programme to develop the reading skills of targeted children in small groups.
Training for Teaching Staff and Teaching Assistants
Language and Literacy Programme – aimed to increase the understanding of the text and enhance their writing ability.
Academy Residentials – enabling access for all pupils.
The impact of this funding can be evidenced by the Closing the Gap Data below: Closing the Gap

ReadingMathsEYFSKS1KS2