Pupil Premium planning/Evaluation 2021-22

Strategies that will be used/summary of predicted spend.

Our pupils all have complex learning difficulties which present barriers to educational achievement. The support below is designed with these barriers in mind. We seek to raise students’ self esteem, enable and encourage them to achieve their full potential, improve behaviour, enhance social activities and provide support to families.

Summary of information and type of SEN

St Johns is a school which caters for students with a wide range of needs including moderate to severe learning difficulties, autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) and those with associated speech, language and communication difficulties.

Date of most recent pupil premium review

October 2021

Total number of pupils

98

Date of next review

March 2023

Access to external providers for outdoor play centre, Art therapist and horse riding

32

Total pupil premium budget
Amount received per child

Ranges between £955-£1345
This is the first year that all of the pupil premium budget has been sent directly to the school rather than the individual student’s local authority

Pupil progress comparison between Pupil Premium and Non-Pupil Premium Pupils (this data is for 2020/21)

In view of the varying sample sizes of students in this assessment area, the results for both the boys and girls have been combined. The comparison with the results for Pupil Premium and Non-Pupil Premium students is also likely to be affected by the significant variation in the two sample sizes.

The Autumn term figures are based on a total of thirty Pupil Premium students and sixty-one Non-Pupil Premium students, making a total of ninety-one students in this category.
The Spring/Summer term results are based on a total of thirty-one Pupil Premium students and sixty-four Non-Pupil Premium students, making a total of ninety-five students in this category.

The overall Autumn term results based on the thirty Pupil Premium students are as follows:
The thirty Pupil Premium students achieved or exceeded a total of 144 of their 144 initial starting points (baseline data) in each of their assessment areas, representing an average of 100%.

In addition, the thirty Pupil Premium students exceeded their numerical baseline assessment data points in each of their assessment areas by an average of 10.04.
The thirty Pupil Premium students achieved or exceeded a total of 119 out of 144 of their expected outcome data points in each of their assessment areas, representing an average of 82.64%.

In addition, the thirty Pupil Premium students exceeded their expected outcome data points in each of their assessment areas by an average of 1.46.

The overall Autumn term results based on the total of sixty-one Non-Pupil Premium students are as follows:

The sixty-one students achieved or exceeded a total of 283/283 of their initial starting points (baseline data) in each of their assessment areas, representing an average of 100%.

In addition, the sixty-one Non-Pupil Premium students exceeded their numerical baseline assessment data points in each of their assessment areas by an average of 8.04.

The sixty-one Non-Pupil Premium students achieved or exceeded a total of 198 out of 283 of their expected outcome data points in each of their assessment areas, representing an average of 69.96%.

In addition, the sixty-one Non-Pupil Premium students exceeded their expected outcome data points in each of their assessment areas by an average of 0.36.

The overall Spring/Summer term results based on the thirty-one Pupil Premium students are as follows:

The thirty-one Pupil Premium students achieved or exceeded a total of 156 of their 156 initial starting points (baseline data) in each of their assessment areas, representing an average of 100%.

In addition, the thirty-one Pupil Premium students exceeded their numerical baseline assessment data points in each of their assessment areas by an average of 9.1.

The thirty-one Pupil Premium students achieved or exceeded a total of 141 out of 156 of their expected outcome data points in each of their assessment areas, representing an average of 90.38%.

In addition, the thirty-one Pupil Premium students exceeded their expected outcome data points in each of their assessment areas by an average of 0.93.

The overall Spring/Summer term results based on the total of sixty-four Non-Pupil Premium students are as follows:

The sixty-four Non-Pupil Premium students achieved or exceeded a total of 315 of their 316 initial starting points (baseline data) in each of their assessment areas, representing an average of 99.68%.

In addition, the sixty-four Non-Pupil Premium students exceeded their numerical baseline assessment data points in each of their assessment areas by an average of 8.01.

The sixty-four Non-Pupil Premium students achieved or exceeded a total of 279 out of 316 of their expected outcome data points in each of their assessment areas, representing an average of 88.29%.

In addition, the sixty-four Non-Pupil Premium students exceeded their expected outcome data points in each of their assessment areas by an average of 0.53.

Pupil Premium 2021/22

Initially the use of pupil premium for 2021/2022 had been affected by the COVID pandemic but we are now able to access off site activities using external providers as well as funding resources, equipment and activities in house and on site.

The amount of pupil premium allocated for 2021/2022 is £32,000

Action

Intended outcome and costs

Description

Implementation and impact

Review and evaluation

Installation of a sensory trail play circuit on the school field.

The student’s sensory needs can be met, improve student mobility and develop fine and gross motor skills.

£22,000

75% of the funding for the sensory track.

All students and classes will have access to the sensory circuit and it will help to meet any therapy sensory needs that are outlined in there EHCP’s.

Track frequently used and sensory needs met.

The purchase of two trikes for students with mobility difficulties.

Allows the students to access the bike area and have their own bikes so they can join in with their peers and feel part of the group.

£1800 each bike

£3600 in total

100% of the funding to go to the purchase of the trikes.

The skill to be able to cycle can be transferred from school to home allowing the students greater independence.

Students learning to cycle and progress from a trike to a two-wheel bike.

The purchase of micro scooters.

Allows students access to the bike area that are unable to cycle due to mobility issues they will be able to use the scooters.
£600

100% of the cost.

The students can develop a new skill that gives them independence and makes them feel included in the activities on the track.

The purchase of a selection of occupational therapy resources to aid those students in receipt of OT on their EHCP.

Aids the students in developing their fine and gross motor skills.
£3800

100% of the cost.

The class teams will be able to access the resources in class-based sessions as well as individual OT sessions which will have a positive impact on all those involved and aid the improvement of both their fine and gross motor skills.

Speech and language therapy resources.

To encourage the development of the student’s communication skills.
£2000

100% of the cost.