Pupil Premium

Statement in Regard to Pupil Premium Funding 

Pupil Premium is an amount of money paid into school in regard of:

Pupils who receive Free School meals.

Pupils who have ever been in receipt of free school meals.

Pupils who have parents employed by the armed forces.

Pupils who have been or are in the Care of Cornwall Council

Pupil Premium Funding is used to fund the following:

TA support throughout the school.

All classes through the school have TA support to deliver extra tuition for pupils who are falling behind in their progress in Mathematics and Literacy. These children are identified via termly assessments by class teachers.

Impact on attainment.

The work of TAs has resulted in .

 Smaller teaching groups throughout school

 The provision of Fun fit before school for children with coordination difficulties.

 The running of the Nessie club for dyslexic children

 Precision teaching for children in years 2,3,4,5 and 6

 Pre teaching of key concepts in years 3,4,5 and 6.

 Teaching of Read Write ink in years 3,4,5 and 6.

 See info below.

The school employs a specialist Teaching Assistant who works with children that may have anxiety related issues, or concerns about transition between schools or behavioural issues. She links with our Special Education Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator(SENDCo) and runs small group and individual activities for the children in lunch times

The funding is also used to update the training of staff members .

Impact on Attainment

The work of the TAs has resulted in:

 Improved attendance for pupils allowing them to keep pace with their peers in learning

 Reduced anxiety and other behavioural issues to enable children to access learning, work in groups with others more successfully, organise their learning and complete homework

 See info overleaf

HLTA SEN

The school employs an HLTA (SEN ), Mrs Caroline Reps to support children who have IEPs. She links with our SENDco and runs small groups. She is responsible for the delivery of Socially speaking activities and Speech and Language Activities.

The work has resulted in .

 Greater links with the Speech and Language Team (SALT)

 The provision of small groups

 See info below.

Data Based on Year 6 SATs Summer 2015 Percentage making expected or better progress (Number of pupils)

Reading

Writing

Maths

All pupils (31)

94%

94%

87%

Disadvantaged pupils (8)

96%

96%

100%

FSM (7)

86%

86%

57%