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PLANNED SPENDING 2021-2022

What is Pupil Premium funding?

Pupil Premium is additional funding allocated to publicly funded schools to help raise the achievements of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers. Pupil premium funding is available to both mainstream and special schools. Schools decide how the pupil premiums funding is to be spent and are held accountable for their use of the additional monies to support pupils from low-income families and the impact this has on their achievement/attainment. Children who are eligible for pupil premium funding are:

  • Children currently registered as eligible for free school meals due to family circumstances including those children eligible for free school meals at any point in the past 6 years.
  • Looked After Children
  • Children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces

Pendle Community High School expects to receive (indicative PPG 21/22):

  • Pupil Premium Plus Based on 4 = £9,380
  • Indicative Pupil Premium Grant £47,750 Based on 50 x E6FSM pupils (@£955 each)
  • PPG – Out County = £6,600 based on 3 x OOC LAC

Totalling £65,011 in budget

Next PPG interim review date is end Spring Term 2022.

 

What are the barriers to attainment?

  • Specific learning difficulties
  • Speech language and social communication needs
  • Medical/ Physical / sensory needs and associated conditions
  • Social, emotional and mental health
  • Limited Life skills/ Independence/ Social enrichment
How will the funding be spent?How much is allocated?Who Why do we wish to spend this money in this way?What is the expected impact on these pupils?
Family Liaison Officer£ 25,00050 PP
3LAC
Provide active family based support and interventions for students that sit below the threshold of CSC statutory including TAFs and home visits.
Provide assistance to PCHS and early intervention to children and families when social or family circumstances are causing the child to struggle with education, health and social development. Provide early interventions for students who are experiencing particular concerns and anxieties including ‘Drawing and Talking’ and ‘Managing Worries’
Increased attendance and parental engagement with school. Targeted early intervention and prevention of possible referral to social care.
Concerns addressed that may contribute to issues with school, home, community setting. Improved outcomes for young people and families
Reduction in anxieties (often causing barriers to learning) and increased wellbeing and readiness to learn .
Thrive – training staff and embedding programme£7,000

i.e. £3,300
(2x TA3s to undertake 9 day training)
£850 (whole school inset)
£520 Fee for on-line system
£350 (resources)
50PP
3 LAC
All CLA and some PP funded students have experienced social and emotional trauma leading to attachment difficulties and low self - esteem and confidence. Several have associated behavioural issues and poor social skills.Enhanced social development and interaction and improved emotional well-being. Reduction in frequency, severity and generalisation of inappropriate behaviour.
Small group music therapy and individualised lessons£10,000 part of HLTA salary
50PP
3 LAC
To address numerous social interaction and communication needs through the medium of music singing and signing).Improved social interaction and communication skills.
Enhancing sensory regulation equipment for learners with enhanced sensory needs (inc Autism) including staff training.£2,0007 pupilsMany students have sensory needs and would benefit from additional sensory equipment and resources e.g. mattress, lap pads, tunnel, weighted jackets, additional proprioceptor equipment.Sensory needs are more effectively met , leading to increased engagement in learning.
Lego therapy small group work and 1:1 sessions£1,500 TA cost (1.5 hr per week) plus training50 PP
3 LAC
Supports student’s ability to interact with others, turn take different roles and develop social communication.Improved interaction with other peers and enhanced opportunities for students to learn new skills and mix with different students to increase friendships and self esteem, resulting in better confidence in lessons.
Outdoor learning
- Forest Schools training for 2 staff - £900) HLTA part of salary
£10,51150 PP
3 LAC
Many students have limited experience of playing and learning outdoors, esp in a multi-sensory environment.Increased engagement in learning and enriched learning experiences. Outdoor learning proven to activate feel good chemicals and promote better learning.
Enrichment activities -After School Clubs£300
ASC discount
All pupils eligible can access £10 red.d rate/termDiscounted after school clubs x 2 (-£5/term) Enhanced opportunities for students to learn new skills and mix with different students to increase friendships and self esteem, resulting in better confidence in lessons
Speech & language Specialist£4,20012 PP
Individualised bespoke professional counselling and support tailored to the individual social, emotional and behavioural needs of students e.g. anger management and emotional well-being.£4,5004 PP
2 LAC

(45min sessions)
All LAC and some PP funded students have experienced social and emotional trauma leading to attachment difficulties and low self - esteem and confidence. Several have associated behavioural issues and poor social skills.Enhanced social development and interaction and improved emotional well-being. Reduction in frequency, severity and generalisation of inappropriate behaviour.

Total spend – £65,011

REVIEW OF SPENDING 2020-2021

 

Pendle Community High School expected to receive (indicative PPG 20/21) during 2020-21: –

·         Pupil Premium Plus Based on 4 x £2345 Post LAC = £9,380

·         Ever6 FSM eligibility 45 x E6FSM pupils (@£955 each) = £42975

·         PPG – Out County = £600 based on 1 x OOC LAC

 Totalling £52,955

What are the barriers to attainment?

  • Specific learning difficulties
  • Speech language  and social communication needs
  • Medical/ Physical / sensory needs and associated conditions
  • Social, emotional and mental health
  • Limited Life skills/ Independence/ Social enrichment
How was the funding
spent?
How much was allocated?Target pupils?Why did we spend the money in this way?What was the impact on these pupils?
Family Liaison Officer£ 18,000All pupils eligibleProvide active family based support and interventions for students that sit below the threshold of CSC statutory including TAFs and home visits.
Provide assistance to PCHS and early intervention to children and families when social or family circumstances are causing the child to struggle with education, health and social development

Provide early interventions for students who are experiencing particular concerns and anxieties including ‘Drawing and Talking’ and ‘Managing Worries’
Increased attendance and parental engagement with school. Targeted early intervention and prevention of possible referral to social care.
Concerns addressed that may contribute to issues with school, home, community setting. Improved outcomes for young people and families
Reduction in anxieties (often causing barriers to learning) and increased wellbeing and readiness to learn.
Mental health and wellbeing including Thrive:Software £446.00
Staffing
£7000
All pupils eligibleAll CLA and some PP funded students have experienced social and emotional trauma leading to attachment difficulties and low self - esteem and confidence. Several have associated behavioural issues and poor social skills.Enhanced social development and interaction and improved emotional well-being. Reduction in frequency, severity and generalisation of inappropriate behaviour.
Small group music therapy & individualised lessons.HLTA
£18,000
All pupils eligible can accessTo address numerous social interaction and communication needs through the medium of music singing and signing).Improved social interaction and communication skills.
Enhancing sensory regulation equipment for learners with enhanced sensory needs (inc Autism) including staff training.£2,23325 pupils identifiedMany students have sensory needs and would benefit from additional sensory equipment and resources e.g. mattress, lap pads, tunnel, weighted jackets, additional proprioceptor equipment.Sensory needs are more effectively met , leading to increased engagement in learning.
Enrichment activities -
Forest Schools and Outdoor activities
£5000 no trips were allowed during the lockdowns.All pupils eligible can accessForest Schools set up at Boothman Park, Equipment for Outdoor Activities.Increased outdoor education and Forest Schools is scientifically proven to lower cortisol and activate the parasympathetic nervous system which promotes better learning.
Enrichment activities -After School Clubs£2276
No clubs were run during lockdown
All pupils eligible can access £10 reduced rate/termDiscounted after school clubs (-£5/term) plus free local transport included.Enhanced opportunities for students to learn new skills and mix with different students to increase friendships and self-esteem, resulting in better confidence in lessons.

Total spend    £45,679

£7276 carried forward for Enrichments activities in 21/22

CONTACT US

Pendle Community High School & College
Pendle Vale Campus, Oxford Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 8LF
Tel: 01282 682260

Headteacher: Debra Grogan
Chair of Governors: Trevor Ashton (Address c/o above)

Receptionist: Samantha Gray (M,T,W)
Alison Boothman (T,F)
E-mail: reception@pchs.lancs.sch.uk

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