28 hours (5 days) additional teaching assistant time allocated across the school to ensure continuation of high staffing ratios and ability to provide additional support for pupils eligible for pupil premium funding.
This enables teaching staff to plan and provide individual or small group support where required to meet pupils needs and ensure achievements towards meeting their statement objectives covering learning, communication, physical, emotional, behavioural and medical/health needs.
Examples include -
Use of approximately 25% of the funding to support pupil’s access to residential activities, inclusive learning opportunities with or based in mainstream schools and colleges, and out-of-school hours activities.
This has provided support to
This has been used to purchase further gymnastics equipment, with an emphasis on this also providing access to additional sensory processing activities.
Remaining allocation will be used to further enhance swimming provision and access to Out-of-School hours PE activities.
Outcomes for pupils during the academic year 2014/15: Pupils access to enhanced sports and PE provision has enabled all to further improve their physical development, awareness of their bodies, awareness of a healthy lifestyles and their knowledge of sports and other physical activities. In addition to the traditional formal PE curriculum they now have access to
Funding allocated March 2015: £2,500
Planned expenditure March to July 2015: £1,500
Outcomes for pupils: As this grant was only notified and allocated at the beginning of March 2015 this money was used during the summer term to provide a dedicated listening to children read session each week.
Pupils in Key Stage 4 currently access accreditation and qualifications in
• AQA Entry Level English
• AQA Entry Level mathematics
• AQA Entry Level science
• Ascentis Entry Level art
Sixth form pupils can currently study the above qualifications where they need more time to complete course work and additionally, study the following accreditation and qualifications
• ASDAN Towards Independence
• ASDAN Bronze Award
• ASDAN Silver Award
• ASDAN Gold Award
• Duke of Edinburgh Award at Bronze and Silver levels.
• ASDAN Short course Mathematics
• ASDAN Short course English
• ASDAN Short course Adventure and Residential Experience
• Ascentis Entry Level Art