Review of Pupil Premium 2018-19

For the academic year 2018-19, we received £151,644.09 to support 163 students who qualify for the pupil premium. These students were distributed across the academy as shown in figure 1.

Figure 1

Year Number of students % of year group
7 40 34
8 33 29
9 24 20
10 33 26
11 33 24

(due to lagged funding, number of students does not tally with the amount of funding received)

We elected to allocate the pupil premium funding in to the following initiatives:

Strategy Impact Approximate cost to the academy Students who will be affected
All staff to mentor Year 11 Pupil Premium students Improve attainment and attitudes towards learning of all Pupil Premium students who are underperforming in Year 11 £13900 All underperforming Year 11 Pupil Premium students
Further development of period 6 programme to actively engage disadvantaged students in sessions. Students to have regular exam technique practise weekly in all subjects Improve attainment through the provision of additional teaching hours. £5000 All Year 11 students, but in particular, Pupil Premium students
Increase staffing in English and Maths through the appointment of an additional teach first teachers Improve attainment in maths and English £75000 All students within the academy, but in particular, the Pupil Premium Students
Provide every Year 11 Pupil Premium student with revision resources Improved attainment of Pupil Premium students through provision of useful resources to aid revision £300 All Year 11 Pupil Premium students
Continued employment of Attendance Officer To improve attendance of all, but particularly pupil premium students

To aid disadvantaged students who miss sessions through absence in catching up on missed work

£15500 All students, but in particular, Pupil Premium students
Behaviour support Improve behaviour within the school and develop the new behaviour systems. £8000 All students but in particular, Pupil Premium students
Develop the use of data using 4matrix. Further improve outcomes through refined use of data to report progress to students, parents and SLT £2000 All students but in particular, Pupil Premium students
Support for Pupil Premium students in accessing school trips To allow fair access to Pupil Premium students £800 Identified Pupil Premium students
Support for Pupil Premium students with acquisition of school uniform and sporting equipment. To support Pupil Premium students in purchasing prescribed school uniform £760 Identified Pupil Premium students
Provision of ingredients for students studying Food Technology and breakfast club To improve attainment and progress in Food Technology and across the school £570 Identified Pupil Premium students
Tutoring for CIC students Targeted interventions for all CIC students to improve core subjects £1800 Identified CIC students
Music tuition Students to learn a musical instrument. £12700 All students but in particular, Pupil Premium students
Mental health support To support students with their mental health through Nurture and Music Miinds £6000 Targeted PP students
Careers To improve our careers provision for students.  All PP students will have a 1:1 meeting with a IAG coordinator £6000 All students, but in particular, Pupil Premium students

*All salaried costs include the true cost to the academy (i.e. include tax, NI and Pension costs)

Outcomes

Attendance :

The Dean academy 2017-18 The Dean academy 2018-2019
Attendance whole school 93.8% 94.3%
Attendance Pupil Premium 89.6% 91.6%

Attendance whole school has improved by 0.5% and the pupil premium by 2%

Year 11

Attainment

Grade 4+ Grade 5+
2018-19  2018-19
English (combined) 42% 28%
Maths 36% 14%
English and maths 28% 14%
Ebacc 5.6% 0%

Attainment 8

2018-219
Attainment 8 30

Progress 8

The Dean Academy 2018-19
School -0.80
Maths -0.67
English -0.95
Ebacc -0.64
Open -1.29

Proposed spending 2019-20

For the academic year 2019-20, we will receive £137000 to support 174 students who qualify for the pupil premium. These students are distributed across the academy as shown in figure 2.

Figure 2:

Year Number of students % of year group
7 51 39
8 38 34
9 31 27
10 22 19
11 32 25

(due to lagged funding, number of students does not tally with the amount of funding received)

Strategy Impact intended Approximate cost to the academy Students who will be affected
Provide identified students with quality assertive mentoring Improve the attainment and attitudes of all Pupil Premium students in all year groups Staffing allocation to run mentoring for targeted pupil premium students all year All underperforming Pupil Premium students
Further development of extended intervention slots between 3:30 and 4.30pm at least three nights per week across the Spring Term Improve attainment through the provision of additional teaching hours. £6000 in staffing costs All Year 11 students, but in particular, Pupil Premium students
Increase staffing through the appointment a teach first graduate to inspire our students Improve attainment in English and maths 76000 All students within the academy, but in particular, the Pupil Premium Students
Provide every Year 10 and 11 Pupil Premium student with revision resources 800 All Year 10 and 11 Pupil Premium students
Continued employment of Attendance Officer To improve attendance of all, but particularly pupil premium students To aid disadvantaged students who miss sessions through absence £14000 in staffing costs All students, but in particular, Pupil Premium students
Continued subscriptions of 4Matrix Improve attainment through improved diagnosis of under performance £4000 All students but in particular, Pupil Premium students
Support for Pupil Premium students in accessing school trips To allow fair access to Pupil Premium students £1000 Identified Pupil Premium students
Support for Pupil Premium students with acquisition of school uniform and sporting equipment. To support Pupil Premium students in purchasing prescribed school uniform £1000 Identified Pupil Premium students
Support of Pupil Premium students in attending college interviews and open days To provide pupil premium the opportunities to attend college and to over come any preconceptions £200 Identified Pupil Premium students
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