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Buxted Church of England Primary School

Pupil Premium

What is the Pupil Premium?

The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.

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PUPIL PREMIUM STRATEGY STATEMENT MARCH 2021 - 2022

SCHOOL OVERVIEW

Metric

Data

 School name

Buxted CoE Primary school.

Pupils in school

191

Proportion of disadvantaged pupils

12%

Pupil premium allocation this academic year

£21,795

Academic year or years covered by statement

2020/21 – 2021/22

Publish date

April 2021.

Review date

August 2022

Statement authorised by

G Alexander

Pupil premium lead

G Alexander

Governor lead

 

DISADVANTAGED PUPIL PROGRESS SCORES FOR LAST ACADEMIC YEAR

Measure

Score

Reading

-0.3 (2019)

Writing

+0.1 (2019)

Maths

-4.3 (2019)

Meeting expected standard at KS2

29%

Achieving high standard at KS2

14%

STRATEGY AIMS FOR DISADVANTAGED PUPILS

Aim

Target

Target date

Progress in Reading

To ensure that progress across KS2 as measured by Star assessment is at least in the ‘Typical’ range, with some accelerated

July 2022

Progress in Writing

To ensure that progress across KS2 as measured by our writing system is at least in the ‘Typical’ range, with some accelerated.

July 2022

Progress in Mathematics

To ensure that progress across KS2 as measured by Star assessment is at least in the ‘Typical’ range, with some accelerated.

July 2022.

Phonics

To ensure that the gap between disadvantaged children and their peers in the phonics screening check is closed or closing

July 2022

WHOLE SCHOOL TEACHING PRIORITIES FOR CURRENT ACADEMIC YEAR

Measure

Activity

Priority 1

Ensure all staff know how to utilise Teaching for Mastery Maths techniques to ensure children don’t fall behind.

Priority 2

Ensure that tracking and assessment is clear and consistent to ensure progress is monitored effectively and interventions well directed              

Projected spending

£5500

TARGETED ACADEMIC SUPPORT FOR CURRENT ACADEMIC YEAR

Measure

Activity

Priority 1

Buy and embed use of Accelerated Reader across all year groups to increase reading for pleasure.  Ensure there are sufficient Library books at the correct levels for all children

Priority 2

Ensure effective interventions are targeted and effective, including ensuring staff are available to support children in the afternoons

Projected spending

£15000

 

 MONITORING AND IMPLEMENTATION

Area

Challenge

Mitigating action

Teaching

Ensuring that changes made are fully implemented by staff

Enhanced monitoring, including pupil progress meetings and subject leader reviews

Targeted support

Ensuring that time limitations or hardware limitations don’t cause problems

Look at capital spend in 2021/22 to enhance the hardware profile