Pupil Premium


 

QUALITY OF TEACHING FOR ALL

 

Action

Evidence and Rationale

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

When will you review implementation?

Outcomes

Estimated Cost

Designated member of staff to drive progress, aspiration and experiences of Pupil Premium pupils

Pupils, parents and schools have all stated that YP respond better when they have  a key worker as a central point of contact

Keyworker reviews each term

Monthly reviews with TiC

Feedback from pupils and parents

TiC

All staff

Termly

All schools gave positive feedback

Pupils felt supported and more able to cope than when in mainstream

 

Provide smaller teaching groups

Reduced class sizes to support all students

Monitoring of group data termly to ensure pupils are in groups that enable them to make expected progress and are sufficiently challenged

TiC

All staff

Termly

Pupils make progress against personal and academic targets

 

Staff meetings and CPD sessions to share quality teaching strategies for  PP pupils

Develop teaching of disadvantaged pupils through sharing of good practice. 

Collaboratively planned sessions and meeting minutes. CPD attended by leadership line management

TiC

Termly

CPD programme was supported across the service as well as bespoke unit specific training required for more specialist areas.

 

Bespoke sessions from external agencies, who motivate pupils and support their emotional health and well- being.

Work in partnership with external agencies that are available to support in targeted areas of pupil awareness and  development

Evaluation of the impact of each session undertaken and discussed as a staff team. 

TiC

Deputy

Weekly/Termly

Pupils access sessions from TAZ, YPDAAT, Careers Connect, Barnardos, Cells, MALS, State of Mind, Amy Whinehouse Foundation

£200

Outdoor Education/ Enrichment programme offered to Year 11 students

To provide enrichment opportunities and a range of outdoor experiences for pupils to enhance and develop new skills and to work on team building opportunities

Annual programme is reviewed and discussed as staff team.

TiC

Deputy

Outdoor  Ed team

Termly

Pupils visit a number of different places in the local area and have an opportunity to gain D of E and other accreditations.   

£700

Tourism visit to Knowsley Safari Park

This trip is part of the accreditation needed for the tourism qualification but it is also a local attraction that some pupils may not have visited.

Pupils should pass their tourism qualification and also learn about conservation and wildlife in general.

Deputy

Teacher of Tourism

 

Pupils will gain WJEC Tourism Level 1/ 2 qualification

 

TARGETED SUPPORT

 

Action

Evidence and Rationale

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

When will you review implementation?

Outcomes

 

Provide laptops for home learning

During first lockdown only 3 students had access to laptop out of a cohort of 18. Laptops provided to support students for remote learning for lockdown and to encourage home learning. 

Laptops are delivered to the home by Family Support Worker and a contract is signed by parents. A log is kept centrally to all allocations.

TiC

Deputy

Admin

Family Support

Annually – students allocated laptops until July 2021.

All students will have access to a laptop and be able to participate in the event of remote learning.

 

Member of staff allocated time to perform home visits for any pupils struggling to attend

Number of students who are referred to Launchpad will start with attendance well below average

Improve attendance. Parents/ carers feel supported.

TiC

Family Support

Termly

Students improve attendance from mainstream prior to attending Launchpad

 

Careers Advisor to advise on career choices and prepares for Post 16 education.

Sessions in PSHE supported by specialist Jo Patten Careers Connect who have most up to date knowledge of the courses and qualifications available Post 16. 

Regular visits and consultation with advisor. Impact of sessions shared with leadership. Careers programme follows Gatsby Benchmarks. 

TiC

Careers Advisor

Termly

Year 11 students have individual career plans and are prepared for Post 16 education.

 

Promotion of wider reading, reading for fun and reading aloud as a class

Reading programme devised to increase pupils reading for pleasure and to close the gap between reading ages and chronological ages. 

Reading books and materials have been purchased as well as kindles as part of our reading programme and catch up for all students

Teacher of English/Func Skills

Termly

Pupils are assessed on entry and will be reassessed for progress in Term 2.

£100

Reward trips

Incentive for students to work well and gain average 85 plus points average. 

Reward trips are subsidised for PP students and are used to encourage good attendance and behaviour whilst at Launchpad.

TiC

Deputy

SLA

Termly

Pupils able to visit places they may never have been before  and interact with other people in activities that support social skills and improve emotional health and well-being. Also provides cultural enrichment opportunities

£500

FSM and Breakfast

High percentage of pupils attending Launchpad are entitled to FSM.

Criteria and process advertised to parents. FSM accessed by all eligible pupils. Food bank vouchers also available for targeted pupils . Toast and snacks are also provided

TiC

Admin

Deputy

Weekly

All pupils eligible receive lunch and Launchpad provide for pupils who often miss breakfast. Students benefit from a range of food to ensure that they are ready to learn.    

£250

Revision / Educational support

Pupils struggle to prepare adequately for GCSE exams. 

Revision guides and workbooks are purchased for all pupil premium students to ensure that they have revision books at home

Subject Leads

Termly

Revision guides and work books provided for students.

 

Gym Visits/ Membership

A gym membership is subsidised for pupils to attend gym as option activity. It is designed for pupils to learn about exercise, healthy  lifestyles and diet.

Annual membership set up with Fitness 500. Evaluation of visits. Member of staff in charge offer range of qualifications.  

TiC

GYM staff

Termly

Good attendance of pupils at the gym. Popular option choice. Pupils achieve up to 9 AQA accredited unit awards.  

£1000

OTHER APPROACHES

 

Action

Evidence and Rationale

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

When will you review implementation?

Outcomes

 

Reward vouchers

Incentive offered for students to attend on time and to improve behaviour.

Termly data provided and recorded. Rewards update on student board. Discuss Student of the Month and individual awards as staff team.

TiC

SLA

Termly Update

Awards were in place to promote attendance, punctuality, attitude, behaviour and special effort. This helps to promote an ethos of striving to achieve amongst many pupils.

£250

Sporting equipment for use at lunch

To provide supervised activities to keep pupils active at lunchtime 

Staff to explore options of activity with students. Review in weekly staff meetings.

TiC

Deputy

SLA

Termly

Pupil behaviour at lunch will improve through organised and structured activity 

 

 

 

 

 

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