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Pupil Premium and Year 7 Catch-up

 

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Barking Abbey was allocated £436,945 for the Pupil Premium for the year 2015-16.

Objectives for 2015-2016

  • To further improve levels of literacy and numeracy for students
  • To use data more effectively to track students’ progress in a detailed, sustained and rigorous manner, to identify more precise reasons for under-achievement and to provide effective interventions and support
  • To ensure students are fully supported and guided in each stage of transition 
  • To give students a wider experience of school life, both within and out of school hours
  • To engage all students inside and outside the classroom
  • To stretch the most able students and raise their aspiration levels
  • To further develop systems to positively encourage and reward students

Pupil Premium Funding Allocation 2015-16 £436,945

Item/Programme

 April 2015 – March 2016

Attendance Family Support Worker

£25,045

Box Up Intervention Programme

£53,145

Careers Fairs/Work Related Learning

£35,000

Student Rewards

£3000

Alternative Education Provision including KS4 Flexi Learning, New Directions and Compass Programme + Flexi Learning coordinator allowance

£86,461

2 Additional English Teachers

£70,000

Higher Performance Induction Programme

£4000

KS3 and 4 Debate Mate

£1500

After School Language Classes

£19,500

KS4 Small Group Maths Tuition

£12,487

Enrichment and Revision Classes

£8,000

Additional G & T coordinator

£6000

Literacy and Numeracy coordinators

£5000

Additional Librarian

£7000

Year 6 Induction

£6,000

Additional Learning Mentors

£42,208

Additional Deputy Year Coordinators

£51,183

Additional CP Leads/Training

£8,500

Total

£439,529

 

Pupil Premium Report 2015-2016

The school has approximately 2000 students on roll and as of the 2015 Performance tables, 20% of whom were eligible for Free School Meals and 35% Ever 6 FSM Students joining the school in year 7 are already at a disadvantage in terms of their progress and attainment at KS2 in English and Maths.

Of 70 FSM pupils in the current year 10, only 8 finished KS2 working at level 5 in English.

On intake Pupil premium students are represented disproportionately in the lower and higher key stage 2 bands for achievement.

Current Year 11

FSM

Band 1

0

Band 2

69

Band 3

34

NFSM

Band 1

2

Band 2

82

Band 3

16

 

 

Current Year 10

FSM

Band 1

9

Band 2

78

Band 3

13

NFSM

Band 1

24

Band 2

66

Band 3

10

 

 

Current Year 9

FSM

Band 1

20

Band 2

64

Band 3

16

NFSM

Band 1

27

Band 2

63

Band 3

10

 

Current Year 8

FSM

Band 1

12

Band 2

77

Band 3

11

NFSM

Band 1

13

Band 2

81

Band 3

7

At Barking Abbey we are committed to closing the gap for those students in receipt of pupil premium.

We have closely identified the needs of the students in order to make effective use of the spending of Pupil Premium and because of this, it is having a positive and significant impact on the achievements of disadvantaged students at Barking Abbey School. 35% of the year 11 cohort in 2016 were in receipt of the Pupil Premium at Barking Abbey and these students achieved 45 % 5 A*-C GCSEs (including English and Maths) which is 9 % points above the National Average. A*/A was 10% significantly above national average.

Student Progress 2016

Pupil Premium exceeding expected progress in English ?? which was the same as national for all of ??  2016

 

Maths

Expected progress for Disadvantaged students was 55%, 61% above 2015 National Average.

Exceeding progress for Disadvantaged students was 29%, which is at the 2015 National Average for all students.

In 2016 the in-school gap for Level 5 students decreased from 17% to 3%.

85% disadvantaged Level 5 students made expected progress in Maths, which is 6% higher than 2015 National Average for all students.

In 2016 the in-school gap for L5 exceeding progress fell from 25% to 1% with a Disadvantaged increase of 22%.

Disadvantaged L3 students exceeding progress increased from 6% to 24%.

English

Level 3 Disadvantaged students outperformed other students by 17% in terms of expected progress, the figure of 67% is likely to be at the National Average for ‘other’ students.

English Level 5 Disadvantaged students exceeding progress increased by 20% compared with 2015, at 44%. It is unlikely to be at the National Average for ‘other’ students.

91% of all Disadvantaged students made expected progress in English Literature.

61% of all Disadvantaged students exceeded expected progress in English Literature.

 

All Subjects

The estimated progress 8 score for Disadvantaged students is +0.34 (compared with -0.15% in 2015) – a record score for Barking Abbey.

The estimated Value Added score of 1019.2 (compared with 983.8 in 2015) – a record score for Barking Abbey.

The Attainment 8 score of 48.25 for Disadvantaged students exceeds the National figure for all pupils.

Disadvantaged capped APS is 311.3, an increase of 9.8 points on 2015, which was a SIG +


Pupil Premium 3 levels of progress in Maths 61% was a 11 point gap which had been reduced from 13% national all 72% 2015
Pupil Premium exceeding expected progress in maths 20% which was a 15 point gap national for all of 35% 2015
Non-Pupil Premium 3 Levels of progress English 74% which meant there was an 11% gap for Pupil Premium students
Non-Pupil Premium 3 Levels of progress Maths 72%
Non-Pupil Premium exceeding expected progress in English 34% which meant the Pupil Premium cohort which was a gap of 8% for all students nationally

 

Disadvantaged 5 A* - C including English and Maths – 51% School Gap with non-disadvantaged is 13% which has reduced from 24 % in 2014 and is a Sig+. National Average was 36%.

National 5 A* - C for disadvantaged is 36% Barking Abbey is 15% above national

EBACC school gap for disadvantaged is 7% compared with the national gap of 17%

School APS Capped for disadvantaged is 301.5, national 261.3 which is a sig+

Total school points score for disadvantaged is 355.9, national is 296.8 which is sig+

Average grade for FSM is C, for NFSM is C+

APS per qualification for FSM is 40.3 for NFSM 42.7

Average number of qualifications for FSM is 9.1 and NFSM is 9.95

EBACC by subject thresholds for FSM:

Basics – Sig+

English – Sig+ and 6% above national

Maths – Sig+ which is a three year trend

Humanities – Sig+

 

Expected Progress in Maths

KS2 Level 3 students - within school gap has closed from -25% in 2014 to -6% in 2015

KS2 Level 4 students – within school gap has closed from - 9% in 2014 to +2% in 2015

 

Exceeding Expected Progress in Maths

KS2 Level 4 students – gap has closed from -14% in 2014 to -6% in 2015

Exceeding expected progress for disadvantaged students in English was 34% which is the same as for all other students nationally.

KS2 – 4 Value Added FSM – 989.5, National 976.3

KS2 – 4 VA Humanities 1000.3, national 997.4

 

English Level 3 Exceeding Expected progress gap has improved from -8 in 2013, -10 in 2014 and 0 in 2015

English Level 4 Exceeding Expected Progress gap has improved from -1 in 2013 to 10+ in 2015

Tables detailing whole school outcomes for all students: 

 

ENGLISH GCSE 3 YEAR TREND

 

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

A*-C

74

72

82

78

71

A*/A

16

16

15

78

19

EXPECTED LEVELS OF PROGRESS

78

71

81

79

69

EXCEEDING EXPECTED LEVELS OF PROGRESS

39

39

35

40

31

A*-C BOYS

67

62

76

69

62

A*-C WBR

63

52

79

64

67

A*-C FSM

63

63

71

62

65

A*-C NON-FSM

80

75

87

84

73

EXPECTED PROGRESS BOYS

72

60

78

68

63

EXPECTED PROGRESS WBR

68

51

79

67

62

EXPECTED PROGRESS FSM

69

63

85

67

         65

 

 

Maths GCSE 3 YEAR TREND

 

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012

A*-C

66

71

80

74

81

A*/A

23

26

29

25

25

EXPECTED LEVELS OF PROGRESS

69

68

78

77

83

EXCEEDING EXPECTED LEVELS OF PROGRESS

39

33

45

42

47

A*-C BOYS

64

67

79

73

82

A*-C WBR

59

58

68

63

71

A*-C FSM

51

61

67

61

76

A*-C NON-FSM

68

75

83

79

83

EXPECTED PROGRESS BOYS

65

66

76

73

82

EXPECTED PROGRESS WBR

53

51

69

66

77

EXPECTED PROGRESS FSM

56

61

66

67

81

 

Pupil Premium funding has been used for targeted support to raise attainment and the table below details how this funding has been used:

Intervention

Cost

Impact

After School Enrichment / Revision Clubs

£8,000

Continued improvement in English and Maths GCSE results for key groups of FSM students.

2 Additional English Teachers

£70,000

Continued improvement in English and Maths GCSE results for key groups of FSM students.

Small Group Maths Tuition

£12,487

Improved reading ages and literacy skills

Additional G & T Co-ordinator

£6000

Increase in % students achieving the highest grades and exceeding expected progress in Maths GCSE.

Year 6 Induction

£6,000

School remains heavily over-subscribed with very little mobility of students in year 7.

Allowances Literacy and Numeracy

£5000

% of FSM students making and exceeding expected progress in key target groups is above the national average in both English and Maths.

Additional CP Designated leads/Training

£8,500

Vulnerable students provided with additional support to ensure that they remain engaged in education and continue to make progress with their learning.

Work Related Learning

£35,000

Improved engagement

Year 11 HPP Preparation

£4,000

Improved ‘Step up’ provision and induction which has aided transitioning to A levels

Attendance and Parent Support Officer

£25,045

School’s Persistent Absence figure has decreased to 5.7% which is below the national average of 6.5%. Overall attendance is 95.1%.

Debate Mate KS3 and 4

£1500

Improved communication skills and confidence especially in winning competitions

End of Year Reward Trips

£3000

% of students given opportunity to be rewarded for the way they 
have responded to the school’s expectations and to give them
the opportunity to experience environments that they might not 
be able to otherwise access.

After School Language Classes

£19,500

% of students achieving EBACC increased from 4-16%, an all-time high for the school. Significant factor with this increase was linked to the 10% increase in languages offered include Urdu, Arabic, Turkish, Latin, Portuguese, Persian, Italian, Spanish and Greek.

Additional Librarian Costs

£7000

Increase in reading ages within group of weakest students in KS3. Library lending increasing in all Key Stages.

Box-Up

£53,145

Mentoring and fitness training improved engagement and attitudes to learning leading to improved progress

Arrivals Mentoring

£23,000

3 days of trips scheduled for November 2015

Alternative Education Provision including KS4 Flexi Learning, New Directions and Compass Programme + Flexi Learning co-ordinator allowance

£86,461

Continued improvement in engagement

 

The funding was also allocated as follows:

  • Enrichment activities including theatre visits, visiting creative writers and drama groups
  • 1: 1 Speech and Language interventions including Level 3 training of staff
  • After school literacy intervention sessions
  • Very specifically focused literacy programmes such as Elkis Creative writing workshops
  • Alternative curriculum pathways
  • Small groups in English and nurture groups
  • Targeted reading schemes
  • Personal visualisers
  • Interactive notebooks
  • Electronic Personal Translators
  • Reading Pens for exams
  • Dyslexia training to improve screening, identification and support
  • Learning Mentors and Skills Zone
  • Educational visits – universities, careers fairs

Excess costs over the Pupil Premium funding has been met from the school’s other funds.

The Pupil Premium allocation for 2016 – 2017 is £418,880