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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 will the funding be spent?How much is allocated?Who are the target pupils?Why do we wish to spend this money in this way?What is the expected impact on these pupils?
Family Liaison Officer£ 10,250All 40 pupils eligible














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Up to 12 PP x 6 sessions


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




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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 their families
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Reduction in anxieties (often causing barriers to learning) and increased wellbeing and readiness to learn
Mental health and wellbeing including Thrive£5,125
(- £2,730 for 2x TA3s to undertake 9 day training;
- £520 ?
Fee for on-line system
- £1,875
Wellbeing resources /developing new room)
All pupils eligible
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 skillsEnhanced social development and interaction and improved emotional well-being. Reduction in frequency, severity and generalisation of inappropriate behaviour
Individualised bespoke 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£11,50025 pupils identified

(30 min sessions x 16 wks)
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£5,125
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)£5,60025 pupils identifiedMany students have sensory needs and would benefit from additional sensory equipment and resources eg mattress, lap pads, tunnel, weighted jackets, additional proprioceptor equipmentSensory needs are more effectively met , leading to increased engagement in learning
Enrichment activities - Residentials£3,400
Residential
Visits
(sum of money to offer subsidy towards )
17x Yr8/9
Ullswater + 1 x KS4 Ullswater
= 18 pupils @ £200 each
Due to family circumstances, many students have not had the opportunities to experience a range of enrichment activities which will reinforce learningImproved social interaction, confidence and self-esteem. Improved independence and self-help skills. Enable students to contextualise learning in different settings
Enrichment activities -After School Clubs£2,919
After School Club discount plus free transport
All pupils eligible can access £10 reduced rate/termDiscounted after school clubs (-£5/term) plus free local transport included As above

Total spend – £43,919

ACTUAL SPENDING 2017-2018

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 received:
£ 26180 (Ever 6 )  + £ 7,600 (Post CLA)          + £ 4,500 (CLA) = £38280

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£5000<24 PP
<4 CLA
Provided active support and interventions for students and their families that sit below the threshold of CSC statutory including TAFs and home visits.
Provided 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 drop-ins have engaged parents in a non- threatening environment, where issues such as behaviour were openly discussed and addressed.
Parent courses have included Riding Rapids, Parent Talk, Mind fit (The Journey). This latter course in particular has helped to improve parent's mental health including self-esteem, setting personal goals to improve their ability to parent their children positively and address specific concerns within the school, home and community setting.
Targeted early intervention and prevention of referral to social care has been assisted by home visits to parents/carers and delivery of with Family Star with parents and pupils
Direct work with pupils has included individual Talking and Drawing sessions leading to stronger relationship development, further information gathering and more specific targeted interventions.
Additional safeguarding support also provided for PPG pupils
Small group Teacher/ TA interventions specifically linked to Communication groups and Maths and/or English as required£1900




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£400
(Maths/
English groups)

<24 PP
<4 CLA
Comm/
lang gps

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<15 PP
(Yr8-11)
<4 CLA
Mat/Eng
Termly monitoring and analysis of core data determines termly intervention groups.
PP students within school generally made significantly less progress than their peers in expressive and receptive language leading to the establishment of weekly language/communication groups. Need to close the gap between PP and non-PP students and raise academic outcomes accordingly
??? end of year data is still to be analysed. However, in year tracking indicates that, expressive and receptive language of all PPG pupils is improving. Two PPG students who are making less than expected progress, include one who is a selective mute and another who is profoundly deaf
Small group Teacher/ support interventions specifically linked to developing social interaction, raising self-esteem and emotional literacy including art therapy£2280<24 PP
<4 CLA
Due to limited life experiences and opportunities many students struggle with social interaction and appropriate communicationAll students who engaged in the interventions demonstrated increased social confidence and ability to maintain positive relationships with their peers for longer periods of time. Alongside there was a reduction noted in frequency of negative responses from social misunderstandings, and the ability to remove themselves more frequently from challenging situations
Individualised bespoke professional support tailored to the individual social, emotional and behavioural needs of students e.g. anger management and emotional well-being£919610 PP
4 CLA

(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 skillsFor the majority of students, there has been a reduction in frequency, severity and generalisation of inappropriate behaviour. One student’s behaviour has continued to escalate despite bi-weekly sessions
Small group music therapy and individualised lessons£4,400 2PP
2CLA

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<24 PP
<4 CLA
To address numerous social interaction and communication needs through the medium of music and singingAll students have actively engaged in and enjoy music sessions. This has led to enhanced confidence as demonstrated by performance in assembly etc.
For one student this has improved their attendance also on these days
Additional TA support to access personalised activities for physical and sensory needs e.g. physical programme, sensory diet, access to bikes, walking£53206 PP
1 CLA
Many of the students have a number of physical and sensory needs and limited concentration and require regular changes in activities. Proactive response to de-escalate potential behaviourThere has been an increase in assisting students to remain calm and a reduction of inappropriate behaviours amongst this particular cohort of students. Identified sensory needs have been met through the implementation of bespoke sensory diets. One student on an exercise programme has demonstrated some weight loss and increased fitness
Additional TA to support independence around personal hygiene. E.g. showering/ cleaning teeth£4,000 residentials
£4,802
After school club and transport
24 PP
CLA
Due to family circumstances, many students have not had the opportunities to experience a range of enrichment activities which will reinforce general experiences and learningAccess to after school clubs has assisted the forming of effective peer relationships and enabled students to follow existing or pursue new interests. Providing transport home has ensured equality of access for all students.
Funding has enabled all PPG students to access school trips, and all Yr 8-9 have had access to a residential outdoor pursuits trip, which has enhanced team building, improved social interaction and confidence. This is a unique opportunity which most students would not otherwise have experienced
Breakfast club£380 Breakfast club15 PP
4 CLA
Many students come to school hungry and not ready to learnAll students have eaten a good breakfast and are as ready for learning as possible. Social interaction and peer support have been enforced through students making and serving this for each other
Curriculum resources and equipment and associated support as required e.g. Communication apps for tablet devices£5001 CLA
1 PP
Some students require specific applications and resources to support their profound communication needs. They also need specialist teacher advice and regular inputSpecific apps have been purchased to enhance communication, which are having a positive impact on communication within lessons and overall progress

Total spent: £38,358 (£78 overspend)

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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