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Pupil Premium Report 2018-19
Total actual allocation: £206,039
Quality first teaching (£6,800)
Embedding evidence based techniques
(metacognition & responsive teaching) into SoW
|Slight improvement in progress gap compared to Year 11 in 2018. Gap projected to shrink further next year. Improvement in overall P8.|
|Seating plans to ensure PP students in the best seat for them||Improved behaviour for learning. Better focus in lessons. Behaviour data improved throughout the year.|
Specific support (£199,239)
|Leadership (SLT/inclusion manager)||Implementation of the below.|
|Pastoral: HoH support, form tutor daily checks and calls prior to parents evening||
More focus and attention on PP students by staff.
Parent engagement with support for attending parents’ evening achieved mixed results.
|Intervention groups||Improved outcomes compared to pre-intervention predictions.|
|Learning mentors and TA support||100% students reported this support improved confidence.|
|Alternative provision for some students (college places)||Students progress above average for disadvantaged students.|
|Priority for 6th form tutoring||Students who attended found tutoring extremely helpful and reported improved confidence but not all engaged with the opportunity.|
|Wellbeing and Attendance||Attendance initiatives saw slight improvements in some students’ attendance but not all.|
|Curriculum equipment and revision guides||Improved engagement with course by removal of barrier. 100% of students surveyed found the revision guides useful or very useful.|
|Music lessons for GCSE Students||Music P8 +0.6, greater numbers of PP students taking music GCSE.|
|Subsidised trips, opportunities and visits such as school production, trips and work experience||Getting help with trips was the #1 response to student voice when PP students were asked what type of support is most helpful.|
The P8 score for the 2018-19 year 11 PP cohort was -0.42. The projected P8 score for the current year 11 PP cohort is -0.4.
The date of the next review of the school’s pupil premium strategy is June 2020.