Pupil Premium

What is Pupil Premium?

Pupil Premium is additional money allocated to schools by the government to support pupils from low-income families. The aim is to narrow the disadvantage gap by addressing inequalities and raising the academic achievement of this particular cohort of pupils.

The pupils who attract this funding are those children who have free school meals and or have done so in the last six years, are children of service families or are 'Looked after Children'.

Schools have autonomy to determine how best to use this funding. There is, however, an obligation for all schools to publish, annually, a report on how the pupil premium funding has been spent or is planned to be spent and what has been the impact on pupil premium pupils' academic performance.

 

At Riverside School, our priority is to ensure that all pupils, from all backgrounds, have an equal chance of success. Our Pupil Premium funding is used to target pupils with additional intervention and support according to their needs, in order to:

  • improve their levels of attainment and progress in reading, writing and mathematics
  • close achievement and attainment gaps in relation to their peers (non-Pupil Premium)
  • have full access to the curriculum
  • access extra-curricular provision

School leader responsible for Pupil Premium:       Freda Myall - Joint Head of School                                              

 

 

 

 

Financial Year

Amount of Pupil Premium funding

2011-12

£31,773

2012-13

£40,800

2013-14

£46944

2014-15

£81578 

2015-16 £79077*
2016-17 £72860

* In 2015/2016 the Pupil Premium of £79077.00 is being used to fund:

  • An additional 0.5 teacher in year 6 who provides targeted support for pupils in English and Maths (13PP children).
  • An additional teaching assistant in Year 5 to support targeted children.
  • An additional 0.5 teacher across year 3 (13PP children).
  • Sudsidising trips (including on-site shows) for pupils from reception to Year 6.
  • Purchasing tablets to enable high quality, small group support in literacy and maths. 
  • An additional part time teaching assistant in KS1 to target vulnerable PP children.
  • An additional part time teaching assistant (HLTA) to target the teaching of phonics in years 1 and 2.


 

 

      Evaluating the Impact of Pupil Premium Funding on Attainment 2014/15
                      Subject         PP                Non-PP           National PP     National Non-PP

Y1 - Percentage

(No: 13)

Phonics 75% 75% 66% 80%

KS1 - Average Point Scores

(No: 6)

Reading 15.7 15.1 15.2 17.1
Writing 13.9 14.3 14.0 15.8
Maths 15.6 13.9 15.2 16.8

KS2 - Average Point Scores

(No: 13)
 

Reading 25.5 28.3 27.6 29.6
Writing 24.0 26.7 26.6 28.8
Maths 24.0 28.6 27.3 29.8

 

 

 

 

2013-2015 Riverside Primary School and National Pupil Premium Comparisons - KS2

% of pupils making expected progress in reading

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

60

92

86

81

94

96

National

84

86

88

89

92

91

% of pupils making

  expected progress in writing

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

80

83

100

100

94

95

National

89

89

92

93

94

95

% of pupils making expected progress in maths

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

100

92

86

81

94

79

National

84

84

91

90

91

91

% of pupils making above expected progress in reading

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

40

42

-

31

24

-

National

-

29

-

29

34

-

% of pupils making above expected progress in writing

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

-

25

29

44

6

6

National

-

31

36

31

34

37

% of pupils making above expected progress in maths

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

20

17

29

25

53

31

National

-

34

34

34

38

37

 % of pupils attaining L4 in Eng & Maths (2013 R, W, M) (2014 4b R, M & 4 W)

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

20

50

38

52

88

79

National

64

67

70

81

83

84

% of pupils achieving L4 in reading

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

60

92

75

67

94

89

National

78

82

83

89

92

92

% of pupils achieving L4 in writing

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

20

50

50

71

88

84

National

74

76

79

87

89

90

% of pupils achieving L4 in maths

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

80

75

50

71

94

84

National

77

78

80

88

90

90

 % of pupils achieving L4 in GPS

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

60

75

38

76

94

95

National

62

66

-

79

81

-

 % of pupils attaining L5 in Eng & Maths (2013 R, W, M) (2014 4b R, M & 4 W)

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

0

17

0

19

6

5

National

10

12

13

26

29

29

% of pupils achieving L5 in reading

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

20

42

0

29

29

32

National

30

35

34

51

56

55

% of pupils achieving L5 in writing

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

0

17

0

29

6

11

National

17

20

22

36

39

42

% of pupils achieving L5 in maths

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

0

33

25

19

53

37

National

27

28

28

47

48

47

 % of pupils achieving L5 in GPS

Pupil Premium pupils

Non-Pupil Premium pupils

2013

2014

2015

2013

2014

2015

Riverside Primary School

40

33

38

33

47

79

National

34

39

39

53

58

61

In all the areas highlighted in blue, the achievement of Riverside pupils was at or above national averages.

 

Please click on the links below for a breakdown of expenditure.

2013-2014

2014-2015

 

 

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