Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium Grant Information for Manor Field Infant and Nursery School April 2015- March 2016

The following information shows the use and impact of the DFE’s Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) awarded to Manor Field Infant and Nursery School for the support of pupils who are in receipt of free school meals, have received free school meals within the last 6 years, are looked after children or are services children and may be at a disadvantage in some way as a result of this.

Based on the January 2015 census the April 2015-2016 Pupil Premium Grant for the year was £33,600. In addition we brought forward £14,208 which came to a total of £47,808 This included funding for the support of 21 pupils who were on free school meals and 3 pupils who had received them within the past six years (FSM6).

This is how the money was spent-

  • 10 hours per week of dedicated parent support worker
  • THRIVE (Emotional health) training and software
  • 90% of costs for the Intervention Team
  • Provisions for Nurture group
  • 1:1 support 65% costs
  • Middle/higher achievers -small group activities working with subject co-ordinators
  • Additional resources for support groups
  • Supply cover for middle ability and A, G & T.

The impact was-

Engagement of hard to reach parents working with the school in partnership to support the child’s learning.

Continued licence for THRIVE Practitioner in order to assess children’s emotional needs across the school and on entry to the school.

A dedicated intervention team who work closely with the teachers to improve English skills and specific interventions as required by SEN/ lower achievers.

The ability to run a Nurture group every morning for those children who, for whatever reason, have additional emotional or social needs.

One to one support for children who are undergoing assessment for example, EHCPs (Education Health and care Plans).

Our vulnerable children have been able to work within the mainstream classroom with additional support.

The majority of Pupil Premium pupils are making good progress.

 

 

Pupil Premium Grant Information for Manor Field Infant and Nursery School School April 2014- March 2015

The following information shows the use and impact of the DFE’s Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) awarded to Manor Field Infant and Nursery School for the support of pupils who are in receipt of free school meals, have received free school meals within the last 6 years, are looked after children or are services children and may be at a disadvantage in some way as a result of this.

Based on the January 2014 census the April 2014-2015 Pupil Premium Grant for the year was £35,675, comprising £33,675 for the support of 29 pupils who are currently on free school meals or have received them within the past six years (FSM6) and £2,000 (Pupil Premium Plus) LAC funding for Looked After Children including adoption and special guardianship.
This is how the money was spent-
• Musical Instrument lessons for Year 2 Pupil Premium children
• Pastoral Care support strengthening links between home and school
• Training for THRIVE practitioner and software for assessments
• 60% of costs towards an intervention team to support English, Maths and emotional well-being.
• Provisions for nurture group.

The impact was-
• Parents’ increased engagement with school leading to raised parental and pupil aspirations.
• Year 2 Pupil Premium pupils were able to learn an instrument when they may not have had the opportunity to do so.
• Increased opportunities to use ipads.
• A range of books focused on difference to support our PATHS programme
Helping to ensure that all children in school feel valued as individuals.
• Specific intervention support for SEN/lower achievers and middle/higher achievers to help them fulfil their potential and outperform expectations.
• A nurture group to support emotional and social development of some of our most vulnerable pupils

Pupil Premium Grant Information for Manor Field Infant and Nursery School School April 2013- March 2014
How we spent the money
Our pupil premium funding for 2013/14 totalled £22,800. Spending has been focused on the following areas: Opportunities for pupils to learn a musical instrument and musicianship. Parent support through developing parenting skills, family values and support for families in crisis. Increasing ICT resources so that pupils get more opportunity to use a range of IT equipment. Resources for the PATHS programme (Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies) including books relating to areas of PSHE (Personal, Social and Health Education). To support SEN/ lower achievers and middle/higher achievers with the potential to do better. Additional support for our Reception Classes enabling more, small group/one to one activities. To provide the staffing for a regular nurture group to support the social and emotional development of some of our more vulnerable pupils.

Impact
In all areas the average point scores for Pupil Premium children were higher than the national average.