Pioneer Academies Community Trust

Pupil Premium Proposed Expenditure 2016 / 2017

Total number of pupils on roll 237
Total number of pupils eligible for pupil premium grant 92 (+7 in F1)
Amount of Pupil Premium grant received per pupil £1,320
Total amount of pupil premium grant received £117,480


Item / Project Cost Objective Summary Actual Impact
Additional cover supervisors (x2) from autumn term onwards 2.5 terms £28,500 To ensure children attain at age appropriate levels and are secondary ready Bespoke maths and English target groups Y2 - Y6.
Additional phonics teaching in EYFS and KS1
Parent Support Adviser £30,525 Support for families to enable children to attend school, be learning ready and make progress.

Daily and weekly monitoring of attendance and follow up actions across all year groups.

Attendance rewards.

Delivery of Webster Stratton Parenting programme - 10 week programme x 2.

Support for vulnerable pupils - CAF CIN and CP.

Additional staffing to include;
  • Learning & Behaviour support monitor
£44,500

To breakdown barriers to learning by providing 1-1 and small group intervention across KS1 and KS2.

Increased numbers of children will display appropriate levels in social and emotional development, enabling them to be learning ready and access the curriculum. Incidences of low level classroom disruption reduced.

In class and withdrawal intervention 1-1 and small group time limited and targeted.

Identified pupils to receive 1-1 or group intervention.

Targeted lunchtime nurture group who experience family dining with the learning mentor and lunchtime club.

Counselling and Play Therapy £2,000 1-1 therapy for targeted children, many of whom are safeguarding concerns. Play therapy is designed to help children access their emotions through play. Children currently involved in the programme have been exposed to domestic violence, are in the grieving process after experiencing loss, and/or have social care involvement in their lives. This will benefit their mental and emotional health, enabling them to access the curriculum and learn well in the classroom.
School Nurse

Expertise for children who are at risk due to many factors.

Promoting health and well being for all children.

Additional Educational Psychologist support £4,000 Staff are supported to implement appropriate plans and children's needs are met.

IEPs in place and delivered.

Staff CPD from Educational Psychologist supporting quality first teaching.

11 children support during the year. High quality IEPs in place with specific targeted learning strategies. 100% of Teaching and Learning judged to be at least good.
Breakfast Club £2,000 To support good attendance and punctuality and ensure children are ready for learning. School open from 8:00am daily for breakfast and early morning reading / writing.
Lunchtime and after school clubs £500 Extending the extra-curricular experiences of children through offering sporting and other clubs. Promoting positive values of teamwork and encouraging learning behaviours like resilience and perseverance in children.
Educational Welfare Officer £2,500 Support for children to maintain good attendance and punctuality. Range of strategies in place including;
  • Regular home visits
  • Attendance panels
  • Weekly monitoring
Booster Classes £300 To support children to make appropriate progress and attain at expected levels. Weekly after school booster sessions in Maths and English for Y6 children. Lunchtime boosters including reading club for Key Stage 1 children.
Educational visits and residential £3,000 Extending the extra-curricular experiences of children through educational visits. The pupil premium grant enables us to subsidise these activities for children so that they can visit places which they may otherwise not experience.