Pioneer Academies Community Trust

Pupil Premium Report 2016/17



Pupil Premium Report 2015 / 2016

Number of pupils and Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) received 2015-16 (January 2016 School Census)
Number on roll 191 (+52 Nursery)
Number of students eligible for PPG 90
Percentage of students eligible for PPG 47.1%
LAC funding per student £5697
PPG funding per student £1320
Total PPG allocation 2015-16 £123,698.20

Outcomes

Performance of disadvantages pupils 2016
Key Stage 2 Attainment
Reading, Writing, Mathematics Disadvantaged National Gap
% pupils reaching expected standard 45% 53% -8%
% pupils reaching a high standard 0% 5% -5%
Reading
% pupils reaching expected standard 64% 66% -2%
% pupils reaching a high standard 18% 19% -1%
Writing
% pupils reaching expected standard 64% 74% -10%
% pupils reaching a high standard 0% 15% -15%
Mathematics
% pupils reaching expected standard 91% 70% 21%
% pupils reaching a high standard 9% 17% -8%
Key Stage 2 Progress
Reading 3.95
Writing -0.58
Mathematics 2.22
Key Stage 1 Attainment
Disadvantaged National Gap
Reading
% pupils reaching expected standard 73% 74% -2%
% pupils reaching a high standard 9% 24% -15%
Writing
% pupils reaching expected standard 64% 65% -1%
% pupils reaching a high standard 0% 13% -13%
Mathematics
% pupils reaching expected standard 64% 73% -9%
% pupils reaching a high standard 0% 20% -20%
Phonics (Year 1)
% pupils reaching expected standard 100% 70% 30%

Pupil Premium spending objectives

  • Close the attainment gap between those students from disadvantaged backgrounds and the Academy as a whole by the end of Key Stage 2.
  • Increase the rate of progress made in Reading by disadvantaged pupils.
  • Increase the rate of progress made in Writing by disadvantaged pupils.
  • Increase the rate of progress made in Mathematics by disadvantaged pupils.
  • Improve levels of achievement for all learners
  • Ensure equality of opportunity for all learners

Summary of expenditure 2015-16

Achievement Strategy
  • Interventions including: Educational Teaching Assistants, One to One Tuition, SATs Booster and Master Classes, additional lessons, after school homeworking clubs.
  • Study skills, visiting experts.
  • Purchase of revision guides.
  • Additional Reading Books.
  • Maths Whizz software, NGRT Tests.
  • Academy tracking and intervention software.

Pupil well-being and development:
  • Early intervention for students (Learning Mentor and Family Support and Safeguarding Manager), additional educational psychologist support.
  • Counselling including Play Therapy.
  • Breakfast subsidy - free breakfast for all Pupil Premium and Looked After Children.
  • Academy Rewards.
  • Staffing before and after school.

Curriculum Enrichment:
  • Trips and educational visits, residential trips
  • Music Tuition
  • Creative Days
  • Library stock and enhancements to the library provision.