Lomeshaye Junior School Pupil Premium Funding 2015/16 and 2016/17
The Pupil Premium is funding in addition to the school's budget. Schools are free to decide how to allocate this funding to best support the raising of attainment for the most vulnerable pupils. In 2015/16 the school received £99,000 in Pupil premium allocations. In 2016/17 the indicative figure is £99,000.
In 2015/16 the pupil premium was used in a variety of ways. These included:
- Additional TA Support.
- Additional Teaching Staff to reduce adult pupil ratio.
- Educational visits & Residential trip subsidy for FSM/Vulnerable/Looked After pupils.
- Attendance strategies to support vulnerable children and families to increase pupil attendance.
- Extra Curricular Pupil Workshops in school.
- Action Factory – Extra Curricular Projects.
- Breakfast Club for FSM/Vulnerable/Looked After pupils.
- Extra Curricular activities after school.
- Salary costs to employ a Learning Mentor/Attendance Officer.
- New coloured uniform for pupils in year 6.
- One to one support in Maths.
- Trip subsidy for A & T FSM Pupils to attend school trips.
- A&T pupils have experienced a wider range of enrichment activities in subjects that they excel. Raised aspirations.
Examples of impact in 2015/16 include:
- Raised attainment for focused groups of pupils. Increased confidence levels of pupils.
- Social & Emotional behaviour development of pupils. Improvement in basic English & Maths skills.
- Pupils start the day by socialising positively with peers and eating a healthy breakfast enabling greater concentration.
- Team Building and Self-esteem building trip.
- Pupils well supported through traumatic times. Counselling strategies.
- High levels of pupils’ attendance are maintained, absence patterns are quickly picked up and addressed.
- SEND pupil's making steady progress relative to needs. Learning to horse ride and cope with unfamiliar experiences.
- Impact on creative writing improved performance skills.
Pupil Premium Strategy 2018-2019