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PLANNED SPENDING 2019-2020

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:

  • Pupil Premium Plus £4,600 Based on 2 x Post LAC
  • Indicative Pupil Premium Grant £35,530 Based on 38 x E6FSM pupils (@£935 each)
  • LAC PEP £3,000 Based on 2 x LAC
  • PPG – Out County = £3,789

Totalling – £43,919

Next Pupil Premium Grant interim review date is Spring term 2020.

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£ 10,000All in receipt of PPGProvide 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
Parent/ carer engagement has continued to develop, not least through the introduction of 32x joint home visits to the parents with school nurse (including all new students). 15x parents have attended coffee morning drop-in sessions, and 10x have attended courses including Positive Pathways and a Positivity Course. Several have been supported to access additional training and education including course Health and Social Care and GCSE Maths and English, GCCE Maths and English.
Targeted early intervention and enhanced parent contact has been positively evaluated and has also led to increased referrals to ‘Early Help’ and signposted to other services
Up to 12 PP x 6 sessionsProvide early interventions for students who are experiencing particular concerns and anxieties including ‘Drawing and Talking’ and ‘Managing Worries’Direct work with 12 pupils has taken place – 9 of which included regular sessions and 3 of which have been as and when required. All pupils evaluate these sessions positively
Thrive –training staff and embedding programme including:£4250.81

(£68.00 resources
£892.81 – subscription
£3290 – 2 trainers)




______________________
£400
(Maths/
English groups)

23x PP
2x CLA
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 skillsThis academic year, Thrive has been embedded throughout school, actively supported by the 2x trainers (recently trained) . All independent and supported learners in receipt of PPG have had a Thrive profile undertaken, which has served to enhance staff understanding of their social development and emotional well-being, and enhance associated targeted support
Individualised bespoke professional counselling and support tailored to the individual SEMH needs£11,000 10x PP
2x CLA
2x OoC

(30 min sessions)
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 skillsThis bespoke, highly personalised counselling support has been specifically targeted to enhance social development and improved emotional well-being. Ten students have been seen between 26 and 34 times – i.e. up to a weekly basis. These students report this counselling has assisted them to more effectively deal with issues as and when they have arisen throughout the year
Small group music therapy and individualised lessons£5,0007x PP
Indiv.l +
29 PP
1 CLA
Group sessions
To address numerous social interaction and communication needs through the medium of music singing and signing)All students have actively engaged in and thoroughly enjoyed this targeted small groups and individual music therapy. For a number of students, this has led to improved social interaction and communication skills and enhanced confidence through performance in assembly etc
Outdoor learning
- Forest Schools
£1,00023x PPA
2x CLA
(Yr 8-11)
Many students have limited experience of playing and learning outdoors, esp in a multi-sensory environmentThis bespoke outdoor learning has led to increased engagement in learning and enriched learning experiences for all those who have taken part
Enhancing proprioceptor equipment for experiential learners£4,0008x PP
(Exp. learners)
Many students have limited experience of playing and learning outdoors, esp in a multi-sensory environmentThis equipment has made a significant impact for those students who have experienced this, particularly in relation to their sensory regulation. One Yr 9 student in particular, accesses spinning several times a day (as a reward for engaging in work related learning,), and has made significant progress in all aspects of her development as a result
Enrichment activities e.g. After School Clubs, residentials and breakfast club£5,200
Residential
Visits

(sum of money to offer subsidy towards )
16x Yr8/9
Ullswater + 8x Exp residen.l + 3x KS4 Ullswater
= 25 PPG + 1 CLA @ £200 each
Due to family circumstances, many students have not had the opportunities to experience a range of enrichment activities which will reinforce learning.


Discounted after school clubs (-£5/term) plus free local transport included
Feedback from both the Ullswater and Calvert Trust residential trips has been extremely positive. Whilst the trips are already heavily subsidised from school fund, in reality, those pupils who are in receipt of PPG would not have been able to access this experience without the additional monies being targeted in this way. Feedback in relation to these pupils in particular has included improved social interaction and team work, and enhanced confidence/self-esteem. Several staff members and parents have also reported on improved independence and self-help skills
£400
After School Club discount plus free transport
29x PP
1 CLA
Discounted after school clubs (-£5/term) plus free local transport included.The After School Club additional funding has also meant enhanced accessibility for PPG pupils being able to engage in After School Club activities, alongside their peers. Again this has led to enhanced learning experiences which otherwise would not have been available without this funding

Total spend – £43,919

ACTUAL SPENDING 2018-2019

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 was expected to receive: –

·         Pupil Premium Plus £6,900 Based on 3 x Post LAC

·         Indicative Pupil Premium Grant £27,115 Based on 29 x E6FSM pupils

·         LAC PEP £3,000 Based on 2 x LAC

·         PPG – Out County £4,500

Expected total-= £41,515

Actual total received after redetermination etc = £41,195

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£ 10,000All in receipt of PPGProvide 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
Parent/ carer engagement has continued to develop, not least through the introduction of 32x joint home visits to the parents with school nurse (including all new students). 15x parents have attended coffee morning drop-in sessions, and 10x have attended courses including Positive Pathways and a Positivity Course. Several have been supported to access additional training and education including course Health and Social Care and GCSE Maths and English, GCCE Maths and English.
Targeted early intervention and enhanced parent contact has been positively evaluated and has also led to increased referrals to ‘Early Help’ and signposted to other services
Up to 12 PP x 6 sessionsProvide early interventions for students who are experiencing particular concerns and anxieties including ‘Drawing and Talking’ and ‘Managing Worries’Direct work with 12 pupils has taken place – 9 of which included regular sessions and 3 of which have been as and when required. All pupils evaluate these sessions positively
Thrive –training staff and embedding programme including:£4250.81

(£68.00 resources
£892.81 – subscription
£3290 – 2 trainers)




______________________
£400
(Maths/
English groups)

23x PP
2x CLA
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 skillsThis academic year, Thrive has been embedded throughout school, actively supported by the 2x trainers (recently trained) . All independent and supported learners in receipt of PPG have had a Thrive profile undertaken, which has served to enhance staff understanding of their social development and emotional well-being, and enhance associated targeted support
Individualised bespoke professional counselling and support tailored to the individual SEMH needs£11,000 10x PP
2x CLA
2x OoC

(30 min sessions)
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 skillsThis bespoke, highly personalised counselling support has been specifically targeted to enhance social development and improved emotional well-being. Ten students have been seen between 26 and 34 times – i.e. up to a weekly basis. These students report this counselling has assisted them to more effectively deal with issues as and when they have arisen throughout the year
Small group music therapy and individualised lessons£5,0007x PP
Indiv.l +
29 PP
1 CLA
Group sessions
To address numerous social interaction and communication needs through the medium of music singing and signing)All students have actively engaged in and thoroughly enjoyed this targeted small groups and individual music therapy. For a number of students, this has led to improved social interaction and communication skills and enhanced confidence through performance in assembly etc
Outdoor learning
- Forest Schools
£1,00023x PPA
2x CLA
(Yr 8-11)
Many students have limited experience of playing and learning outdoors, esp in a multi-sensory environmentThis bespoke outdoor learning has led to increased engagement in learning and enriched learning experiences for all those who have taken part
Enhancing proprioceptor equipment for experiential learners£4,0008x PP
(Exp. learners)
Many students have limited experience of playing and learning outdoors, esp in a multi-sensory environmentThis equipment has made a significant impact for those students who have experienced this, particularly in relation to their sensory regulation. One Yr 9 student in particular, accesses spinning several times a day (as a reward for engaging in work related learning,), and has made significant progress in all aspects of her development as a result
Enrichment activities e.g. After School Clubs, residentials and breakfast club£5,200
Residential
Visits

(sum of money to offer subsidy towards )
16x Yr8/9
Ullswater + 8x Exp residen.l + 3x KS4 Ullswater
= 25 PPG + 1 CLA @ £200 each
Due to family circumstances, many students have not had the opportunities to experience a range of enrichment activities which will reinforce learning.


Discounted after school clubs (-£5/term) plus free local transport included
Feedback from both the Ullswater and Calvert Trust residential trips has been extremely positive. Whilst the trips are already heavily subsidised from school fund, in reality, those pupils who are in receipt of PPG would not have been able to access this experience without the additional monies being targeted in this way. Feedback in relation to these pupils in particular has included improved social interaction and team work, and enhanced confidence/self-esteem. Several staff members and parents have also reported on improved independence and self-help skills
£400
After School Club discount plus free transport
29x PP
1 CLA
Discounted after school clubs (-£5/term) plus free local transport included.The After School Club additional funding has also meant enhanced accessibility for PPG pupils being able to engage in After School Club activities, alongside their peers. Again this has led to enhanced learning experiences which otherwise would not have been available without this funding

Total spent: £41,600

Pendle Community High School & College
Pendle Vale Campus, Oxford Road, Nelson, Lancashire, BB9 8LF
Tel: 01282 682260
E-mail: reception@pchs.lancs.sch.uk

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