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Welford-on-Avon Primary School

Pupil Premium

PUPIL PREMIUM

At Welford School, we have high expectations and ambitions for every pupil, regardless of background. However, pupil premium students are identified and catered for following conversations with teachers about how best to meet their needs. Some of these children need high quality, tailored support but the vast majority benefit from excellence in the classroom.

To ensure this, the school is committed to a rigorous and robust recruitment process for teachers, teaching assistants and midday, only employing staff who will provide the best opportunities for children and dedicated to continuous professional development.

Our SLT identifies training that will continue to provide the best opportunities for pupils e.g. staff have received training around play therapy and dealing with challenging behaviours

The outcomes of the pupil premium students are discussed case by case at pupil progress meetings.

Number of Pupils and Pupil Premium Grant (PPG )received

Total number of pupils on roll (R-Y6)

220

Total number of pupils R-6 recorded as Ever 6 FSM

6 (2.7%)

Amount of Ever 6 PPG received per pupil

 

Total amount of  Ever6 FSM PPG received

 

*NEW*

Total number of pupils recorded as post LAC

3 (1%)

Amount of Post LAC PPG received per pupil

 

Total amount of Post LAC PPG received

 

Total amount of PPG received

 

Previous Performance of disadvantaged pupils

(pupils eligible for free school meals or in the local authority care)

 

2014-2015

% of pupils making progress in English

83%

% of pupils making progress in Maths

83%

Additional Information

Based on 6 pupils

3 children are SEN

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 most vulnerable pupils. In 2014/ 2015 the funding was used in a variety of ways.

In 2014/2015 the money was used to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and closing the gaps with their peers

  • Enabling pupils to participate in school residential holidays and educational trips through the provision of financial support for families.
  • Enabling pupils to attend after school clubs by offering financial support
  • Providing 1:1 homework sessions and summer tuition  for Post LAC child
  • Additional TA and Teacher support in class to raise standards in all areas of the curriculum
  • Additional equipment such as Social and Emotional resources to meet pupil needs.
  • Staff training in bespoke Maths and English intervention
  • Individual Music Lessons
  • 1:1 Play therapy
  • Play therapy staff training

Examples of Impact include:

  • Identified pupils made at least expected progress with some exceeding their school targets.
  • Pupil attended voluntary school trips and events and was able to participate in school activities with the rest of the class.
  • Better engagement of parents through regular meetings
  • Better attendance of selected pupils who were a concern
  • Greater understanding  of how children learn through play therapy
  • Better quality training for staff