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Intended use of pupil premium funding 2016/2017

Field End Infant School

Pupil Premium Funding 2016-2017

The government has allocated additional funding in order to raise the attainment of children from low income families.  This money is allocated based on the number of pupils who have been registered as eligible for free school meals.  In the financial year 2016-2017 we expect to receive £55,740

How we will spend the 2016-17 Pupil Money

Desired Outcomes

Success Criteria

We will employ a teacher for five mornings a week to work with some children individually and run maths and literacy intervention groups in Year 1.

Children working in literacy and numeracy groups will become increasingly independent when completing learning tasks.

The attainment gap between pupil premium children and non-pupil premium children will be reduced in Reading and Writing. 

We will use a teacher to run additional maths groups to extend the depth of learning of the higher ability pupil premium children.

To raise the attainment levels in maths, with a particular focus on the more able children.


Children will have attained their individual maths targets.


Reading Recovery teacher will work on a 1-1 basis with particular children

To dramatically reduce the number of learners who have extreme difficulty with literacy learning.

Focus children will have achieved age-expected levels within 20 weeks.

We will train LSA’s and TA’s in Talk Boost, PALS,

Children will make progress with their language and communication skills.

Improved pupils’ behaviour by developing attention, listening and communication skills.

 Reduced gap widening In literacy and numeracy.

We will increase the number of LSA’s and TA’s trained in BRP.

More children will benefit from an effective intervention.

The attainment gap between pupil premium children and non-pupil premium children will be reduced in Reading. 

We will be employing four LSAs/TA’s  for five afternoons a week to run interventions including 1: 1 Reading and Writing, a Social Skills, Self Esteem, EAL story  and Speech and Language, FFT, Talking Partners.

Any child not making the progress required to achieve their end of year age related expectations will receive additional interventions as appropriate.







Learning support assistants will be trained and supported to deliver intervention programmes


Children’s progress is monitored and changes made to provision if children are not making the expected progress.


Individual children will have made accelerated progress towards achieving end of year expectations.


Children self-esteem, confidence and independence will have increased. 


Children will have been able to transfer their learning to the classroom situation


There is a trained intervention team and programmes will have been delivered effectively.


Intervention programmes will have changed throughout the year following pupil progress meetings and in response to individual needs identified by class teachers.

The Higher Level Teaching Assistant will run additional Speaking and Listening groups in the afternoons.

For pupil premium children to achieve at least age related expectations in literacy

All pupil premium children will have achieved at least age related expectations

We will purchase resources to support small group interventions


To support small group interventions with appropriate resources, particularly ones recommended by the speech and language therapist.

The small group interventions will have been delivered effectively with appropriate resources.

We will fund attendance at breakfast club if a pupil in receipt of pupil premium funding would benefit from attending.

Children will be at school on time and ready to learn. To provide a healthy and nutritious breakfast to start the day.



Increased and sustained concentration through the morning.



We will fund attendance at school clubs if a pupil in receipt of pupil premium funding would benefit from attending.

Children are able to take part and enjoy a range of activities.

Children’s confidence and self-esteem will have increased.

We will employ a play therapist for one morning a week to work with children who have emotional needs.

To enable children to express their emotions and increase their feelings of self-esteem

The children are able to feel confident and happy and be able to respond in an appropriate way.


2015/2016 IMPACT

The impact evidence for 2015/2016 will be reported online by the end of September 2016. This is to allow assessment and attendance data to be included to the end of the 2015/2016 academic year.