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The Norman

Pupil Premium Report to Parents 2013-2014

Overview of the school

Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) received

Total number of pupils on roll

83

Total number of pupils eligible for PPG

15

Amount of PPG received per pupil

1121

Total amount of PPG received

£16821

Nature of support  2013-14

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

  • To provide online 1:1 tuition for children to develop their mathematical understanding in readiness for Year 6 SAT.
  • To provide Supply cover to enable teacher CPD in Maths & English.
  • To train 2 members of staff in Talk for Writing.
  • Providing \Intervention Activities
  • Providing temporary TA support for particular child
  • Purchase Socially Speaking Manual.
  • Training for TAs in Dyscalculia
  • Purchased Abacus Teaching & Learning Materials for all year groups

Curriculum focus of PPG spending 2013/14

Objectives in spending PPG:

  1. To ensure a concrete understanding of mathematical concepts.
  2. To develop a greater understanding of the application of mathematical concepts.
  3. To develop an enthusiasm for and engagement with writing.
  4. To develop phonic understanding of children to assist in reading.
  5. To develop effective feedback system so children know what they need to do next to move on.
  6. To narrow gap in attainment & progress for boys.
  7. 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 Year 6:

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

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

Achievement in maths was excellent: 100% achieved level 4+ and 100% of children made 2 levels of progress from KS1. 100%of children achieved level 4+ in all subjects.

Progress for FSM children through the year 2013/14:

In Reading 80% of children made at least 2 sub levels of progress.  In writing 80% made at least 2 sub levels of progress. In maths 80% of children made at least 2 sub levels of progress.