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FINAL REPORT 2016-2017

 

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 / Post Looked After Children
  • Children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces.

Pendle Community High School received £ 22,440  (Ever 6)  + £7600 (Adopted from care – Post LAC) + £ 8,000 (CLA) = £38,040

Next Pupil Premium review date is July 2017

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?Who were the target pupils?Why did we spend this money in this way?What was the actual impact on these pupils so far?
Social worker in school support (30% of total)£2750< 7 PP

< 2 CLA
Provide active support and interventions for students and their families 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

Specialist consultation for school staff regarding safe guarding issues and co working with CSC.
There have been improved outcomes for students due to early intervention strategies which have been implemented.
Small group Teacher/ TA interventions specifically linked to Communication groups and Maths and/or English as required£1520
(5 groups per week (30 minutes @ £10 TA3)



£608
(1 h/w for 38 weeks)
<24 PP

<4 CLA

Comm grps



<15 PP

(Yr8-11)

<4 CLA

Mat/Eng
From the 2015-2016 SEF, PP students made significantly less progress than peers in expressive and receptive language leading to the establishment of weekly Communication groups.

Termly monitoring and analysis of core data determines termly intervention groups.
The gap in progress between PP and Non PP students has closed ( or narrowed in the case of Year 11 Writing ) in identified areas which were :-

Measurement ( Yr 8 )

Geometry ( Yrs 9 and 11 )

Reading ( Yrs 8, 10, )

Writing ( Yr 11 )

Spoken Language ( Yrs 8 , 9 )

In addition, the attainment of PP students has increased so that a greater number of pupils are achieving good or better progress in :-

Geometry ( Yrs 7,8, 9, 10, 11 ) Measurement ( Yrs 7 and 10 )

Number ( Yrs 9 and 10 )

Reading ( Yrs 8 and 10 )

Writing ( Yrs 8,10,11 )

Spoken Language ( Yrs 7,8,9,10 ).
Small group Teacher/ support interventions specifically linked to developing social interaction, raising self-esteem and emotional literacy including art therapy.£4864



(4 groups per week (2 hours@ £40 TA3
<24 PP

<4 CLA

Due to limited life experiences and opportunities many students struggle with social interaction and appropriate communication
A greater number of pupils are achieving good or better progress in Spoken Language

( Yrs 7,8,9,10 )
Individualised bespoke professional support tailored to the individual social, emotional and behavioural needs of students e.g. anger management and emotional well-being.£10030



(1 30 minutes session is £22)
10 PP

2 CLA

(present)



(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 skills.There has been a marked reduction in frequency, severity and generalisation of inappropriate behaviour. This support has also been used to provide transition for students to prepare for changes which may cause increased anxiety.
Small group music therapy and individualised lessons.£2736 ind

(£36 p/h)



£2736 grp

(£36p/h work)
2PP

2CLA



<24 PP

<4 CLA
To address numerous social interaction and communication needs through the medium of music and singing.There has been a marked improvement in the progress of all students in Spoken Language. Gaps have been closed between the progress on PP and Non PP. There are now no gaps in progress identified.

There has been increased engagement with boys due to introduction of ukulele, guitar and piano. There have been increased opportunities for performance.
Additional TA support to access personalised activities for physical and sensory needs e.g. physical programme, sensory diet, access to bikes, walking.£2660



(1 hour (6 x 10 min acts.)

TA @£20 ph
6 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 behaviour.There has been a reduction of inappropriate behaviours as identified sensory needs have been met. Sensory diets and physical programmes are regularly reviewed.
Additional TA to support independence around personal hygiene. E.g. showering/ cleaning teeth£380



30 mins/wk grp sessions)
8 PP
Several students have significant personal hygiene issues which can cause barriers to peer and general social interaction.
These students have improved personal hygiene which has benefitted their health and wellbeing.
Enrichment activities e.g. after school provision, residentials, breakfast club, educational visits, lunch clubs£1744 residentials

£184 residentials




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£380 Brk. club

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After school Club and Transport
£4802

____________________

£50
Museum Trip
2 PP

1 CLA

4 PP

1 CLA
____________________

15 PP

4 CLA
____________________

14 PP
Due to family circumstances, many students have not had the opportunities to experience a range of enrichment activities which will reinforce learning.Residential opportunities have been provided to identified students. Observations and feedback demonstrate increased self esteem and confidence for these young people.

All students continue to benefit from breakfast club. All students have developed independence skills.
Access to small group hydrotherapy/ sensory room for physical and social, emotional development plus associated TA support £ 4590



(£26.32 a session + 2:1 TA support @ £10 p/s
10 PP

1 CLA
Some students have physical and/ or mobility issues which impact on their well-being. Other students require access to a relaxing environment to support their sensory needs.All identified students have benefitted from hydrotherapy / sensory room learning opportunities. All students progress with ILP targets.
Curriculum resources and equipment and associated support e.g. Eye Gaze, Braille resources, Communication apps for tablet devices. HI/VI/MSI professionals.£394.50
Ipad and Apps
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Scout Uniform £18
____________________

Ipad accessories

£20.96

Aroma Cubes

£24.00
1 CLA

____________________

1 Post CLA
____________________

2 PP





1 CLA
Some students require specific applications and resources to support their profound communication needs. They also need specialist teacher advice and regular input.There has been improvement in the progress of all students in Communication. There are now no gaps in progress identified.

Students continue to benefit from specialist support.

PLANNED 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 / Post Looked After Children
  • Children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces.

Pendle Community High School expects to receive

£22,440 (Ever 6 )  + £ 7,600 (Adopted from care – Post LAC) + £ 5,500 (CLA )  = £ 35,540

Next Pupil Premium review date is March 2018

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
CodingHow will the funding
be spent?
How much is allocated?Target pupils?Why are we spending this money in this way?What is the expected impact on these pupils?
1Family Liaison Officer£2627<10 PP
<3 CLA
Provide active support and interventions for students and their families 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
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
2Small group Teacher/ TA interventions specifically linked to Communication groups and Maths and/or English as required£1,900

(5 groups per week (30 minutes @ £10 TA3
____________________

£400

(1 h/w for 38 weeks
<23 PP
<6 CLA
Comm grps


____________________

termly basis currently

9 PP
1 CLA
Termly monitoring and analysis of core data determines termly intervention groups.

From the 2016-2017 SEF, PP students made significantly less progress than peers in expressive and receptive language leading to the establishment of weekly Communication groups. All pupils benefited from this provision and this will be continued for the next academic year
To close the gap between PP and non-PP students and raise academic outcomes accordingly
3Small group Teacher/ support interventions specifically linked to developing social interaction, raising self-esteem and emotional literacy including art therapy£2,280



(1 ½

hours@ £40 per hr@ TA3)
<15 PP
<6 CLA
Due to limited life experiences and opportunities many students struggle with social interaction and appropriate communicationDeveloped emotional literacy and the ability to more effectively manage social situations and to start to develop more effective relationships
4Individualised bespoke professional support tailored to the individual social, emotional and behavioural needs of students e.g. anger management and emotional well-being£9196



(1x30 minutes session is £22)
6 PP
6 CLA
(present)

(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 skillsEnhanced social development and interaction and improved emotional well-being. Reduction in frequency, severity and generalisation of inappropriate behaviour
5Small group music therapy and individualised lessons£4,400



( 4 hours each week designated to PP pupils)
Individual sessions

1 PP
3CLA

Group sessions

14 PP
3 CLA
To address numerous social interaction and communication needs through the medium of music and singingImproved social interaction and communication skills
6Additional TA support to access personalised activities for physical and sensory needs e.g. physical programme, sensory diet, access to bikes, walking£5320



(1 hour (6 x 10 min acts.)

TA @£20 ph
8 PPMany 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 behaviourImproved concentration and attention. Reduction of inappropriate behaviours and meeting of identified sensory needs
7Additional TA to support independence around personal hygiene. E.g. showering/ cleaning teeth£190



30 mins/wk grp sessions)
8 PPSeveral students have significant personal hygiene issues which can cause barriers to peer and general social interactionImproved personal hygiene and ability to sustain this with more independence. Increased positive social relationships
8



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9




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10
Enrichment activities e.g. After School Clubs, residentials and breakfast club£4,000 Residential Visits (sum of money to offer subsidy towards)
____________________

£4802
After School Club and transport


____________________

£380 Breakfast Club
27 PP
6 CLA


____________________
5 pp





____________________
27 PP
6 CLA
Due to family circumstances, many students have not had the opportunities to experience a range of enrichment activities which will reinforce learning.

3 x 10 blocks of after school clubs

3 nights per week (MON, WED, THUR). Local transport included
Improved social interaction, confidence and self-esteem. Improved independence and self-help skills. Enable students to contextualise learning in different settings
11Curriculum resources and equipment and associated support as required e.g. Communication apps for tablet devices£500 0 Allocations this term
Some students require specific applications and resources to support their profound communication needs. They also need specialist teacher advice and regular input
Improved communication and therefore social interaction. Improved access to the curriculum and associated academic outcomes

Total spent £35,995 (£455 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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