South Charnwood High School

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Pupil Premium

The amount allocated to the school for 2019-20 is £134,790. The school plans to continue to support pupils in a variety of ways similar to the interventions put in place in previous years (see below).  This year the school has managed to fund some improvements in the infrastructure of the school which will also, inevitably, benefit all pupils, including Pupil Premium pupils.

 

The amount allocated to the school for 2018-19 was £134,325. The money was spent supporting pupils in the most appropriate way to ensure they have the same experience as other pupils in the school and that they fulfil their potential. We continued to pay particular attention last year to ensuring that the interventions were personalised and aimed at the individual, especially for Year 11 pupils. 

 

Such interventions included additional mentoring, additional 1-1 support, especially in literacy and numeracy, funding small group work, contributing to, or paying entirely for, educational visits and trips (including residential courses organised by the armed forces), peripatetic music lessons, purchasing necessary school equipment and materials for pupils, paying for vocational college courses and funding transport to attend these activities.  The school also completed the construction of a 3G artificial pitch, which will benefit all pupils including Pupil Premium pupils.

 

We believe this wide variety of interventions, alongside whole school initiatives which ensure quality-first teaching and learning, addresses the needs of pupils, recognises the necessity of considering different influences in a child's life and will minimise the effects of a background which may be considered to be disadvantaged.

 

The amount allocated to the school for 2017-18 was £113,070

The amount allocated to the school for 2016-17 was £95,370

The amount allocated to the school for 2015-16 was £94,357.

The amount allocated to the school for 2014-15 was £90,258.

The amount allocated to the school for 2013-14 was £74,825.

The amount allocated to the school for 2012-13 was £43,800, which included back payment for all pupils who were on the free school meals register over the last 6 years.

The amount allocated to the school for 2011-12 was £14,640.

 

Date of the next Pupil Premium review: November 2019.

 

Attainment and progress of Year 11 Pupil Premium pupils 2018-2019 

  

Progress 8 Attainment 8
All +0.79 51.6

Non-disadvantaged

+0.89 53.85

Disadvantaged

+0.28 40.38

 

When two justifiable outliers are removed, the figures are as follows: 

 

Progress 8 Attainment 8
All +0.84 52.30

Non-disadvantaged

+0.89 53.85

Disadvantaged

+0.57 43.65

 

Please click here to read our Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2019-2020

 

LITERACY & NUMERACY CATCH-UP PREMIUM

The funding for 2019/20 is £11,531 (estimated)

The funding for 2018/19 was £11,080

The funding for 2017/18 was £11,209

The funding for 2016/17 was £10,500

The funding for 2015/16 was £10,500

The funding for 2014/15 was £20,000

The funding for 2013/14 was £16,000

 

Pupils involved in Literacy and Numeracy Progress Units 2019-20:

The funding for 2019-2020 is estimated to be around £11,531.  For Numeracy, the money will be spent on employing a teacher for one day per week from Christmas to the end of the academic year (23 weeks) to run small group or individual catch-up lessons with Year 7 pupils.  Cost = £6204.25.

 

For Literacy, provision is split between 5 teachers, each teaching one or two lessons per fortnight.  Cost = £10,848.32.

 

Pupils involved in Literacy and Numeracy Progress Units 2018-19:

The funding for 2018-2019 was £11,080.  For Numeracy, the money was spent on employing a teacher of Maths for one day per fortnight to run individual catch-up sessions with identified Year 7 pupils.  Cost = £3284.15.    For Literacy, provision was shared between 3 teachers each teaching one lesson per week.  Cost = £4352.90. Planning time of 2 days per teacher = £1491.19. Total spend = £9125.24. The money was also spent on the production of resources.

 

Progress of pupils involved in Literacy and Numeracy Progress Units 2018-19:

14 pupils were involved in the Literacy Progress Unit 2018-19.  By the end of the academic year 13/14 pupils (93%) had made progress in reading.  12/14 pupils (86%) made progress in GPS.  14/14 pupils (100%) achieved their expected level in English at the end of 2019.  3/14 pupils (21%) achieved 1 level above their expected level in English.