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Report on the Impact of Pupil Premium and Year 7 Catch-up Funding  2015 – 2016

At Sir Thomas Boteler Church of England High School our ambition is for disadvantaged children to achieve as well as other students nationally.

Pupil Premium Funding is received based on the number of children in the school who have been in receipt of Free School Meals within the last 6 years. Year 7 Catch-Up funding is received based on those children who did not achieve a Level 4+ in Maths and/or English at the end of KS2.

Funding

  Pupil Premium Year 7 Catch-Up
No. of eligible pupils 236 12
Total funding received £215,837 £6,000

Key Expenditure

Pupil Premium Support Funding
Small group tutoring English and Mathematics (external provider) £19,448
Alternative Provision £55,962
Pupil Premium Lead and transition £12,966
Study aids/materials/Additional resources £3,791
Administrative support for data and pastoral systems £8,988
Holiday Revision classes £1,296
Whole staff training in Teaching and Learning £1,855
Implementing strategy for improving attendance £24,132
Pastoral and family support £30,492
Software to support pastoral and data staff £2,700
Additional staffing to maintain high student : staff ratio £39,397
Pre and after school revision classes £11,696
Educational visits and rewards £2,814
Uniform £5,349
Total Pupil Premium Expenditure £220,885
   
Year 7 Catch-Up Funding Support Funding
Small group tutoring external tutor £1,034
B squared assessment package £500
Additional staffing for small group English and Maths £4,608
Literacy Programme £516
Staff training £960
Total Year 7 Catch-Up Expenditure £7,118

Impact

The impact of these strategies is tracked through the school’s internal data system KS3 as well as through external data from GCSE exams.

Year 7 Catch-Up Progress (Internal Data)

This data shows the progress made by the students eligible for Year 7 Catch-Up funding during the academic year 2015/2016

Progress in Maths by end Year 7 (July 2016) Year 7 Catch-Up Pupils All Year 7 Pupils
% making 1+ sub Level of Progress 100% 99%
% making 2+ sub Level of Progress 89% 72%
% making 3+ sub Level of Progress 33% 28%
% achieving Level 4+   78% 94%
Progress in English by end Year 7 (July 2016) Year 7 Catch-Up Pupils All Year 7 Pupils
% making 1+ sub Level of Progress 88% 80%
% making 2+ sub Level of Progress 63% 62%
% making 3+ sub Level of Progress 25% 42%
% achieving Level 4+   75% 97%

Year 11 2016 GCSE Results

At the end of Year 11 student progress is measured through the outcomes of the GCSE external exams. All school gaps are calculated by comparing the performance of pupil premium pupils in our school and other students nationally. National gaps are calculated by comparing the performance of pupil premium pupils and other students nationally.

Year 11 Pupil Premium STB Non Pupil Premium National Year 11 STB Gap National Gap
% pupils achieving 5+A*-C in EM 26% 62% -36% -26%
% of pupils making expected progress in Maths 38% 71% -33% -23%
% of pupils making expected progress in English 56% 75% -19% -17%

Narrowing the Gap 2014 – 2016

  2014 2015 2016 From 2014, gap narrowed by
% of Pupil Premium pupils achieving 5+A*-C in EM -52% -33% -36% 16%
% of Pupil Premium pupils making expected progress in Maths -40% -18% -33% 7%
% of Pupil Premium pupils making expected progress in English -42% -46% -19% 23%

Pupil Premium Funding 2016/ 2017

  Pupil Premium 2016/2017
No. of eligible pupils 239
Total funding expected £218,790 (estimate)
Year Group Total in Year Disadvantaged in Year % Disadvantaged in Cohort Male Disadvantaged Female Disadvantaged
7 87 42 48% 21 21
8 100 53 49% 27 26
9 113 44 42% 23 21
10 134 50 40% 25 25
11 133 47 35% 24 23
Total Pupils 567 236 42% 120 116

Pupil Premium Improvement Plan 2016 – 2017

The funding received in 2016/2017 will continue to be focused on developing personalised programmes of support for identified pupils. Progress leaders, in conjunction with Heads of Department, will take the lead in developing, monitoring and evaluating relevant programmes for identified pupils. The key outcomes for 2016-17 will be as follows:

  1. Improving disadvantaged pupils attainment and progress ensuring gaps are significantly reduced

 

  1. Accelerating the progress made by disadvantaged pupils in Years 7-10

 

  1. Improve the attendance of disadvantaged pupils

 

  1. Developing the skills and personal qualities of disadvantaged pupils and extending learning opportunities

 

  1. To promote positive behaviour for learning and support pupils with barriers to learning

 

  1. Support families in helping pupils make at least good progress
       
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