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The Norman

Pupil Premium Report to Parents 2011-12

Overview of the school

Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) received

Total number of pupils on roll

94

Total number of pupils eligible for PPG

12

Amount of PPG received per pupil

£608.00

Total amount of PPG received

£7,296.00

Nature of support  2011/12

The Pupil Premium funding has been allocated in the following ways:

  • To purchase Numicon equipment for use by the whole school.
  • To provide 1:1 tuition for children to develop their mathematical understanding.
  • To provide Supply cover to enable teacher to become a Maths Specialist Teacher.
  • To train 3 members of staff in Talk for Writing.
  • To provide Catch Up interventions
  • To provide Springboard Interventions
  • To provide Sound Discovery Interventions.

Curriculum focus of PPG spending 2011/12

Objectives in spending PPG:

  1. To develop an enthusiasm for and engagement with writing.
  2. To improve reading comprehension.
  3. To ensure a concrete understanding of mathematical concepts.
  4. To develop a greater understanding of the application of mathematical concepts.
  5. To develop effective feedback system so children know what they need to do next to move on.
  6. To enable children to deal with some of their underlying emotional difficulties to enable their learning.

Measuring the impact of PPG spending

For our Free School Meal children at KS2:

Achievement in Reading was good: 100% achieving level 4+ and 50% achieving level 5 with all children making 2 levels of progress from KS1.

Achievement in Writing was good: 100% of children achieved level 4 and all making 2 levels of progress since KS1.

Achievement in maths was good: 50% achieved level 5 and 100% of children made 2 levels of progress from KS1.

Progress for FSM children through the year 2011 - 2012

In Reading 100% of children made at least 2 sub levels of progress, 38% made 3 sub levels of progress. In writing 77% made at least 2 sub levels of progress and 8% made 3 sub levels of progress. In maths 46% of children made at least 2 sub levels of progress and 8% made 3 sub levels of progress.