2012/13 PPG Spending Report

Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure: 2012/13

Overview of the school

Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) received
Total number of pupils on roll1564 Inc 6th Form
Total number of pupils eligible for PPG505
Amount of PPG received per pupil£600
Total amount of PPG received£306,600
Previous performance of disadvantaged pupils(pupils eligible for free school meals or in local authority care for at least six months)
201120122013
% of pupils making expected progress in English66%56%43.7%
% of pupils making expected progress in maths40%48%38.5%

Impact on attainment of the Pupil Premium 2011/12

RESULTS 2012 FSM Students

No of pupils67
% of Pupils with 5+A*-C76.5
% of Pupils with 5+A*-CEM43
% of Pupils with 3 A/A*19.4
% of pupils with 5+A*-GEM91
% of Pupils with 1 A*-G98.5

Impact on attainment of the Pupil Premium 2012/13

RESULTS 2013 FSM/LAC Students

No of pupils72
% of Pupils with 5+A*-C78
% of Pupils with 5+A*-CEM36
% of Pupils with 3 A/A*31
% of pupils with 5+A*-GEM92
% of Pupils with 1 A*-G99
% of Pupils making 3LP in English43.7
% of Pupils making 4LP in English16
% of Pupils making 3LP in Maths38.5
% of Pupils making 4LP in Maths13
Profile of PPG group for 2012/13
The total number of targeted students was 308. Interventions for each students were decided on an individual, needs-led basis. This meant that students were able to benefit from more than one intervention at any one time if it was deemed necessary.505 FSM students in total- 240 boys, 263 Girls291 in KS3, 205 in KS4 and 7 in KS5156 of the FSM cohort are EAL136 are on the SEN register (12 SA+, 6 had a Statement of Special Educational Need)2 in LEA Care25 identified as Gifted.
Summary of PPG spending 2012/13
Objectives in spending PPG:

To narrow the disadvantage gap by addressing inequalities and raising the attainment of those students in low-income families.

Aim:

Implement targeted additional support strategies, resulting in every student, however financially disadvantaged being able to:

Improve their levels of attainment and progress

Close attainment gaps relative to school averages

Have full access to the curriculum

Access extra-curricular provision

Although the funding does not target students individually, strategically the allocated grant has been distributed amongst a range of intervention strategies to enable these youngsters to have the best educational opportunities, support and rewards possible.

Total PPG received 2012/13£306,600
Total PPG expenditure 2012/13£487,688
Expenditure exceeds PPG by:£181,088
Record of PPG spending by item/project 2012/13
Item/projectCostObjectiveOutcome
Pupil Progress Mentors£83,157Pupil Progress Mentors are nine postholders in school who academically support underperforming students which includes those who are FSM and LA. They provide 1:1 mentoring, in class support and academic mentoring. The objective is to remove the barriers to learning and ensure students achieve their full potential.All classes had PPG students in. This meant that students were supported and any barriers to learning were removed so that successful learning could take place.Outcomes for the class of 2013 can be seen in the table on page 2 of this document.
Directors of Learning Progress£62,051Three TLR postholders are responsible for tracking the progress and attainment of year groups which include the progress and attainment of FSM and LAC pupils. Underperformance is identified and targeted intervention is put in place two address the achievement gapGiven the results achieved by PPG Students the role and impact measures of the Directors of Progress requires review and development.
EAL co-ordinator£2807To improve outcomes for EAL students, many of whom are FSM. Track and monitor EAL progress after each progress check and put appropriate interventions in place where necessary.Results for the class of 2013:5+A*-CEM- 49%3LP En- 58%4LP En- 24%3LP Ma- 58%4LP Ma- 26%Which shows that these students performed well compared against the whole cohort.
Academic Mentors x2£23,072The objective is to provide specific and targeted revision and support for students who are underperforming in English and Maths. Students are identified following each progress check and progress is monitored regularly following identification to engage students fully and ensure success in English and maths The aim is to narrow the gap between our disadvantaged students and the whole cohort.PPG students achieved 38.9.% A*-CEM which was – 16.1% below the whole cohort. When you compare the starting points of these students (Whole cohort APS-28.21 against PPG students KS2 APS 27.46), their performance is relative to their starting points. However, the gap has not narrowed since 2012.
Summer School£13,530This offers the opportunity for students who have underperformed at KS2 to attend summer school for one week during the summer holidays, including pupils eligible for FSM and LAC pupils. The focus is to raise aspirations and provide additional literacy and numeracy support41% of the students who participated in the summer school increased by at least 1 sub-level during the two weeks.
Hardship Fund£850This additional fund is used to support students’ families financially should they be unable to purchase correct uniform, resources for school. Equally this fund enables some of our students to experience wider school opportunities such as attending music, dance clubs, skiing trips, geography field trips etc.All PPG students have attended school in full uniform and not missed out on any opportunities as a result of this fund.
Raising aspirations Fund£10,000This objective of this fund is to raise aspirations by buying in external motivational speakers, external providers and study skills revision workshop.Student’s aspirations rise and in turn their motivation for study follows suit.Student Evaluations after each event demonstrate that the students value them and felt more motivated and inspired as a result.
Literacy/Numeracy Co-ordinator£32,906To develop literacy and numeracy across the curriculum as well as support pupils with low levels of literacy and numeracy.All students with low level literacy and numeracy improved their reading age after taking part in the corrective reading scheme and after receiving 1-2-1 support for literacy and numeracy.
Inclusion Administrator£9,142To ensure that all intervention for pupils entitles to Pupil Premium is logged on Provision Mapper so that the impact of each type of support can be monitored and evaluated.Impact analyses demonstrate that interventions are successful. For example the year 7 progress mentor has worked with 45 students and 64% showed an improvement in their progress checks for maths and English from PC1 to PC4.
Alternative provision- students were offered courses that are not ordinarily offered at the school in order to offer a more personalised curriculum for or students.£24,800To provide personalised learning that is most suited to students learning styles and backgrounds. This provision not only impacts upon motivation but should also raise the aspirations of our young people.Students who were at risk of fixed term exclusion, permanent exclusion and those failing to engage with their learning were all engaged in their learning and remained in school.
School Counsellor provides support for our most vulnerable children, including those eligible for the Pupil Premium Grant£3,220To support, including external agency support, where necessary to ensure any barriers to attainment and progress are removed, providing our most vulnerable children with the best chance of achieving their potential.All vulnerable students were supported physically and socially and barriers to learning were removed or minimised.
Youth Worker£19,134To provide support and remove barriers to learning for our mostvulnerable studentsAll vulnerable students were supported and any existing barriers to learning were removed or minimised.
Public Services Teacher appointed to widen the curriculum and provide a curriculum choice that is suitable for all students, but particularly our most disadvantaged and vulnerable learners.£30,019To offer provision suitable for our most vulnerable and disadvantaged learners, providing them not only with structure to their learning, but also to raise their self-esteem and aspirations.100% pass rate. All vulnerable learners who took this qualification were successful.
Year Managers support students pastorally, including our most disadvantaged and vulnerable students.£80,169To ensure all students including our most disadvantaged and vulnerable students are supported so that they have the best chance of accessing learning and reaching their full potentialAll vulnerable students were supported and any existing barriers to learning were removed or minimised.
Kingswood Trip£3,12013 FSM studentsTo increase the confidence of underperforming and vulnerable students in English and maths and to raise their achievement in English and maths. Prior to attending the trip every student was at risk of failing either English or maths (or both).50% of the FSM students who attended achieved 5+A*-CEM, 45% achieved 3LP in English, 36% achieved 3LP in maths, 46% achieved C+ in English and 54% achieved a C+ in maths. One students achieved above target in both English and Maths.
Pet-Xi intensive revision for year 11 students£9,000,(9 PPG students for maths and 11 PPG students for English) 50 students in total, 20 of whom were PPGTo raise achievement in Maths and English for year 11 students who were achieving below expectation in English and Maths.In Maths 18% achieved a Grade C+ in GCSE Maths. 27% of the students improved their grade from the start of the intensive course.In English22% achieved a Grade C+ in their English GCSE and 27% achieved a higher grade in their GCSE than they were achieving at the start of the intensive course.
Six additional teachers for English and Maths intensive provision and additional lessons£29,61184 studentsTo raise achievement in English and Maths.Level 4 Maths intervention. 55% of students improved their final grade from progress check 2.Level 5 Maths intervention. 48% of students improved their final grade since progress check 2English iGCSE coursework intervention. 65% of improved their grade from PC 2.BTEC science Intervention – all 18 targeted students achieved Distinction*
After School, Saturday, Sunday and Holiday Revision Classes, including refreshments for students attending classes£36,750To remove the barrier of cost or transport for FSM children attending the session.Total number of sessions and attendance: 35 sessions for English; 35 for Maths, 5 for Science 36 for other subjects.
Subsidised revision guides for Maths, English and Science.£14,350To raise attainment in these subject areas.PPG students achievement:44% achieve A*-C in English, 51% achieve A*-C in Maths, 53% achieved A*-C in Core Science.68% achieved A*-C in Additional
Total PPG received 2013/14£459,900
Total PPG expenditure 2013/14£761,002
Expenditure exceeds PPG by:£301,102

PUPIL PREMIUM 2013/14

In addition to the above spend continuing, the additional funding for 2013-14 will be spent on the areas below.

Use of Funding Cost Brief Description
Pupil Progress Mentors£141,654Pupil Progress Mentors are nine post holders in school who academically support underperforming students which includes those who are FSM and LA. They provide 1:1 mentoring, in class support and academic mentoring.
Directors of Learning Progress£71,780Three TLR post holders are responsible for tracking the progress and attainment of year groups which include the progress and attainment of FSM and LAC pupils. Underperformance is identified and targeted intervention is put in place.
Literacy Support Teacher£27,703This provision ensures students who require literacy and English support receive appropriate to enable them to reach their maximum potential.
Excellent Skills Teacher English£16,441The additional provision of an Excellent Skills Teacher in English provides bespoke intervention programmes and embed high quality Teaching and Learning for all our students. Through 1-2-1 and small group intervention the attainment gap will be narrowed for all students.
EAL Teaching Assistant + Community Engagement Officer£11,043To improve outcomes for EAL students with particular focus on Year 11 English. Track and monitor EAL progress after each progress check and put appropriate interventions in place where necessa
Literacy mentor£15,195To improve the literacy of targeted students, this in turn will improve outcomes for our students.
Year 7 Teacher£12,309To focus on Year 7 students, particularly those who have low literacy and are achieving below expectation. The impact should be to improve outcomes for these students
Academic Mentor x2£39,879These positions provide specific and targeted revision for students who are underperforming in English and Maths. Students are identified following each progress check and progress is monitored regularly following identification to engage students fully and ensure success in English and maths.
Summer School£15,000This offers the opportunity for all FSM and LAC (year 6) students to attend summer school for two weeks during the summer holidays. The focus is to raise aspirations and provide additional literacy and numeracy support. This is provided by Pet-Xi.
Hardship Fund£3,000This additional fund is used to support students’ families financially should they be unable to purchase correct uniform, resources for school. Equally this fund has enabled some of our students to experience wider school opportunities such as attending music, dance clubs, skiing trips, geography field trips etc.
Raising aspirations Fund£40,000This fund buys in external motivational speakers and study skills revision workshop. The aim of these events is to raise aspirations and motivation to learn and be successful.
Literacy Co-ordinator£12,822To develop literacy across the curriculum as well as support pupils with low levels of literacy and numeracy.
Inclusion Administrator£13,616This role ensures that all intervention for pupils entitles to Pupil Premium is logged on Provision Mapper so that the impact of each type of support can be monitored and evaluated.
Alternative provision- students were offered courses that are not ordinarily offered at the school in order to offer a more personalised curriculum for or students.£40,000To provide personalised learning that is most suited to students learning styles and backgrounds. This provision not only impacts upon motivation but should also raise the aspirations of our young people.
School Counsellor provides support for our most vulnerable children, including those eligible for the Pupil Premium Grant£5,400Support, including external agency support, where necessary to ensure any barriers to attainment and progress are removed, providing our most vulnerable children with the best chance of achieving their potential.
Public Services Teacher appointed to widen the curriculum and provide a curriculum choice that is suitable for all students, but particularly our most disadvantaged and vulnerable learners.£30,320Offer provision suitable for our most vulnerable and disadvantaged learners, providing them not only with structure to their learning, but also to raise their self-esteem and aspirations.
Year Managers support students pastorally, including our most disadvantaged and vulnerable students.£167,520To ensure all students including our most disadvantaged and vulnerable students are supported so that they have the best chance of accessing learning and reaching their full potential
Pet-Xi for below L4 students£20,160To raise achievement of our lower ability and vulnerable students in both literacy and numeracy (below L4) and increase their confidence in their own ability
Kingswood Trip£3,120To increase the confidence of underperforming and vulnerable students in English and maths and to raise their achievement in English and maths.
Additional teachers for English and Maths Intervention x 7£29,611To raise achievement in English and Maths. Narrow the gap between PPG students and their counterparts.
1-2-1, small group tuition for English and Maths£36,750Intensive revision 2 hours per week with an English or Maths tutor to raise achievement and increase confidence.
Intensive Maths and English tuition – 6 weeks£7,680To improve achievement and progress in Maths and English for targeted students.
FSM Strategy – Specialists identified in data, parental engagement and raising aspirations .- Transition identifies FSM students; place them in appropriate form groups- Partner governor to be identified at next appropriate governors committee meeting.- FSM and LAC intervention and support is tracked using Provision Mapper

– Progress Mentor Handbooks allow all support and intervention to be tracked and evaluated based upon impact.

FSM data – Faculty KS3 and KS4 analysis of the previous year have an FSM focus to review their performance.- FSM students identified in all monitoring and tracking of pupil progress. Suitable interventions put in place in faculty areas and across the school.- FSM students monitored in attendance and behaviour data. Suitable interventions in place.- FSM student feedback is planned for this academic year.
FSM teaching and learning – All FSM students will be identified on seating plans and learner profiles, identifying FSM students and position them with good role models, etc. .- Progress meetings with teachers and every class following progress checks.- Structured conversations on Parents Evenings with every FSM student (FSM Parents are sent a letter personally inviting them to the evening)- Faculty Health Checks- FSM pupil voice questionnaires carried out in each faculty and used in future planning.- Academic Mentoring and Progress Mentors to support learning and provide specific, targeted intervention.- Modified curriculum for the most vulnerable students.

– Year 11 Study skills session/ raising aspirations talk with an outside speaker.