Pupil Premium

Introduction

Oxted School aims to secure excellent achievement for those students who are eligible for the pupil premium funding. The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantages students and close the gap between them and their peers.

Summary of the main barriers faced by eligible students:
The barriers and challenges disadvantaged students face at Oxted School are complex and varied; there is no single difficulty faced by all.

We have identified, in the main, the following to be barriers for our DA students:

  • Attendance
  • Aspiration
  • (some) low levels of literacy and numeracy on arrival

2015-16 Summary
In 2015-16 there were 253 students at Oxted School in receipt of pupil premium funding. Therefore the pupil premium allocation for the academic year 2015-16 was £236,555.

Key Data

Basic 2014 2015 2016
(projected as no national data at this time)
School PP 40% 36% 37%
School All 68% 69% 65%
Attainment 8 2014 2015 2016
School PP Not recorded 35.0 38.5
School All Not recorded 52.0 51.7
P8 2014 2015 2016  
School PP Not recorded -0.64 -0.73
School All Not recorded +0.11 +0.06
EBACC 2014 2015 2016
School PP 23% 11% 20%
School All 33% 38% 41%


Distribution of Funding for 2015-16

Strategy Detail of support Targeted students Estimated Cost Impact (Sep 16)
Pupil Premium Lead Monitoring PP progress, attainment and implementing support KS3 and KS4 PP students £21,331
Basic +1% vs 2015
A8 +.46 vs 2015
EBACC +10% vs 2015
 
Faculty Support/Intervention
  • Resources
  • 1:1 Tuition
  • Period 6
Students identified as under achieving are encouraged with parental support to take part in bespoke intervention activities KS3 and KS4 PP students £32,918 Basic +1% vs 2015
A8 +.46 vs 2015
EBACC +10% vs 2015
Progress Team and Intervention Monitoring student progress, attainment and implementing support KS3 and KS4 students £75,897
Basic +1% vs 2015
A8 +.46 vs 2015
EBACC +10% vs 2015
 
Literacy and Numeracy Support Lessons  Additional lessons to support students with difficulties in these areas KS3 and KS4 PP/ PAL and SEN students £40,856
English: 90% on/ exceeding flight path
Maths: 73% on/exceeding flight path
 
Trips, Enrichment, Uniform Support
  • D of E
  • Year 8 Camp
Enabling students to take part in enrichment activities KS3 and KS4 PP students £6,135 All students given the opportunity to attend camp and DofE
Alternative Provision Provision for students that find the standard school curriculum difficult Disadvantaged Students £45,107
0% NEET students
8 PP students seen by external counsellor
 
Careers Support Careers and advice on local provision post 16 such as colleges, apprenticeships Disadvantaged Students £6,262

 


0% NEET students
100% year 10 students participated in work experience
28% PP have stayed into sixth form
 
Breakfast Club PP students can access free breakfast at school Disadvantaged Students £7,279
Ensuring disadvantaged students are provided with food at the beginning of each day
 
PP Approximate Funding 2015-16      £236,555  
TOTAL PP Spending
2015-16
    £235,785  

Pupil Premium 2016-17

In 2016-17, Pupil Premium funding will remain at £935 per student and will continue to be allocated for every student registered for free school meals, either currently or at any time in the last six years and to any looked after child. This aims to support those families that might be facing the challenging barriers of poverty and help these students to ‘close the gap’. At initial count, this applies to 289 (Year 7 - Year 11 disadvantaged students) of our 2016-17 student cohort. Additionally, children previously in care are allocated an additional £1900 per student. The school will therefore be allocated somewhere in the region of £270,215 that will contribute to improving the outcomes for these students.

Main Areas of focus for 2016-17

We have bold aims for our PP students during 2016-17:

  • Close progress gaps in Maths + English
  • Close or significantly narrow progress gaps in EBACC subjects
  • Improve attainment (halve the attainment gap in Maths & English over 2015)
  • Increase uptake of EBACC (double the uptake by the next options cohort)
  • Improve attendance (target of 95%, all year groups)
  • Increase in numbers post-16 over 2015

To do this there are a number of strategies that will be employed:

  • Focus on ‘Quality First Teaching’ for PP students
  • Enhanced tracking of PP students – progress and attainment to identify any additional support required
  • Staff identifying specific PP student’s barriers to learning, strategies in place in the classroom and also highlighting any additional support required
  • Whole school focus to ‘diminishing the difference’ - core subjects running after school sessions with under achieving students (in KS3 and KS4)
  • Continue to ensure cost effective and high impact intervention for PP students
  • 1:1 PP mentoring including through the use of sixth form students


Distribution of Funding for 2016-17

Strategy Reason Estimated Cost Impact Measure
Pupil Premium Lead Day to day management of activities and to maintain staff focus on this essential group of students £22,000 Successful performance management
Reduction in the gap between PP and non PP students
Faculty/Pastoral Support/Intervention
  • Resources
  • 1:1 Tuition
  • Period 6
  • Rewards
  • Software Packages
Close the gap in terms of progress and attainment of these students

Raise their aspirations
£43,800 Improvement in Raiseonline headline figures showing a decrease in the gap between PP and non PP students
Progress Team and Intervention Identify those students that need additional support and to advise and plan a programme to help them achieve £82,000 Raiseonline data showing a decrease in the gap between PP and non PP students Student data captures showing a decrease in the gap between PP and non PP students
Literacy and Numeracy Support Lessons 

 

To close the gap in Maths and English £47,000 All students achieving/exceeding their benchmark grades in English and Maths
Trips, Enrichment, Uniform Support
  • D of E
  • Year 8 Camp
Raise student aspirations and improve school attendance of this group £12,000 80% participation in enrichment activities  
Staff CPD Raise staff awareness of the barriers to learning for disadvantaged students £1,000 100% good or better lesson observations
Alternative Provision (including Counsellors) Raise student aspirations and to help ensure successful post 16 applications £38,250 0% NEET students
100% of students leaving with qualifications
Careers Support Raise student aspirations and to help ensure successful post 16 applications £7,150 0% NEET students
100% knowledge of Post 16 destination data
Breakfast Club Improve attendance and improve attitudes towards school £20,000 Increase in attendance of cohort and at the club in comparison to last year
PP Approximate Spending 2016-17   £273,200  
TOTAL PP Funding
2016-17
  £270,215  

 


Pupil Premium Statement Review

This strategy will next be reviewed in July 2017