Victoria Avenue, Manchester, Lancashire, m45 6DP


Whitefield Community Primary School

Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium Report to Governors April 2015-2016


The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011, and paid by means of a specific grant based on school census figures for pupils registered as eligible for FSM in Reception to Year Eleven. For Looked After Children, the Pupil Premium was calculated using the Children Looked After data returns (SSDA903). The Pupil Premium is additional to main school funding and it will be used by this school to address any underlying inequalities between children eligible by ensuring that funding reaches the pupils who need it most.

The Pupil Premium will be used to provide additional educational support to improve the progress and to raise the standard of achievement for these pupils.
The funding will be used to narrow and close the gap between the achievement of these pupils and their peers.
As far as its powers allow the school will use the additional funding to address any underlying inequalities between children eligible for Pupil Premium and others.
We will ensure that additional funding reaches the pupils who need it most and that it makes a significant impact on their education and lives.


Pupil Premium will be clearly identifiable within the budget.
The headteacher in consultation with the governors and staff, will decide how the Pupil Premium is spent for the benefit of entitled pupils.
The school will assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils.
The school will be accountale for how it has used the additional funding to support the achievement of those pupils covered by the Pupil Premium and the headteacher will report to the governing body and parents on how effective the intervention has been in achieving its aims.
From September 2012, we will publish online information about how we have used the Premium.
We will ensure that parents, governors and others are made fully aware of the attainment of pupils covered by the Premium.
We will seek to further develop strategies put into place through the funding to ensure that we can show the value that has been added to the education of the entitled children.
We will monitor, evaluate and review the success of the impact of the pupil premium funding.


This Policy will play an important part in the educational development of the individual pupils who are entitled to the Pupil Premium.
We will ensure that these pupils are treated equally and as favourably as others and that the additional funding is used well to address the challenges they face.
The school will use the additional funding to promote the achievement and progress of all entitled pupils.
Through wise use of this additional funding we are fully committed to ensuring that the individual needs of each entitled child are met.
As a result of the additional funding, these children will make better progress and achieve higher standards that would have been unlikely without it.

Adopted by the Governing Body Date: 18 December 2012

 Pupil premium strategy statement 2016-2017

 1.      Summary information


Whitefield Community Primary

 Academic Year


Total PP budget

£158 670

Date of most recent PP Review


 Total number of pupils


Number of pupils eligible for PP


Date for next internal review of this strategy



 2.      Current attainment

 In 2016-2017 there are 10 pupils in Y6 eligible for Pupil Premium funding. Four PP pupils were assessed  as SEN Support during their time at the school. One pupil=10%

Pupils eligible for PP (school)

Pupils not eligible for PP (national average)

 % achieving age-related expectation (ARE) or above in reading, writing and maths



 % making expected progress in reading



 % making expected progress in writing



 % making expected progress in maths




 3.      Barriers to future attainment (for pupils eligible for PP)

 In-school barriers (issues to be addressed in school, such as poor oral language skills)


42% of the 2015/2016 cohort achieved Expected or above in the 2016 KS2 SATs.   Reading has been identified as a target for the whole school and more pupils in Y6 need to achieve Expected in the 2017 KS2 SATs.


42% of the 2015/2016 cohort achieved Expected or above in the 2016 KS2 SATs for Reading. The Combined score was 38.5%. We need to ensure that pupils achieve Expected in all 3 areas, and that this is targeted by teachers and the SLT in all age groups throughout the school, not just in Y6.


A number of pupils eligible for PP also have complex SEN/D (4 pupils in 2016-2017)


Parental involvement in EYFS meetings on Reading, phonics and homework poorly attended. Some PP pupils are not read with regularly by parents.


External barriers (issues which also require action outside school, such as low attendance rates)


Some pupils eligible for pupil premium have persistent attendance problems.


Some pupils eligible for pupil premium cannot afford to pay for school trips and do not experience a range of enrichment experiences outside school.


There is high mobility in the school and pupils who are in the school from N/R to Y6 are in the minority. Many pupils arrive in Years 4-6. There is a high number of EAL pupils in this group or pupils with higher KS1 SATs results than their abilities would warrant.

4.      Desired outcomes (desired outcomes and how they will be measured)

Success criteria


Progress for pupils eligible for PP in all year groups make the required 6 STEPs of expected progress in Reading, with some targeted for 7 STEPs of progress (identified at pupil Progress Meetings Autumn 1). Whole school target for Reading linked to Teachers’ and TAs’ PM targets

See individual cohort targets set at Autumn 1 Pupil Progress Meetings.


More pupils achieve Expected in RWM Combined in Year 6. Pupils with the potential to achieve will be identified and given additional tuition to achieve Expected by end of year.

Across Year 6 of the 10 PP pupils 7 will achieve Expected in Reading, 7 in Writing and 7 in Maths.


Pupils with SEN/D make at least Expected progress in reading, writing and maths by the end of year.

See individual cohort targets set at Autumn 1 Pupil Progress Meetings.


Good Level of Development in Reception at end of year for Reading, Writing and Number to be at least 65%.

GD to be at least 65% in these specific areas in 2017.


Persistent absence attendance gap between pupils eligible for PP and other pupils to have closed by end of year. The School Attendance Officer visits school weekly.

0.7% gap has closed completely. SAO can show impact of meetings with parents and head teacher.


PP eligible pupils experience a wide range of enrichment activities.

Pupils experience residential holiday (Years 5 and 6) and school trips. There are enrichment activities in school and after school.












Amount allocated:    £147 360

Teachers: £89 170

Teaching Assistants:   £38 870

School Trips/Visitors to School:  £8 000

Learning Resources: £10 000

Psychological Service:  £2 000

Implementation of Assertive Mentoring:  £5 400

One to One Tuition:   £3 000

Total: £156 440


Interventions used:

  • Teaching staff to reduce staff/pupil ratio for phonics and maths groups
  • One to one tuition; small group boosters for maths: L4, L5 and L6 and reading L4, 5 and 6.
  • Implementation of Assertive Mentoring: releasing teaching staff for preparation and interviews
  • Teaching Assistance for Reading, Maths and Behavioural/Emotional before school and at lunchtimes
  • Funding of Teaching Assistants for Breakfast Club



    Pupil Premium Report April 2014-2015 Whitefield Community Primary School

Summary of Evidence from the Evaluation of the Impact of the Funding


Pupil Premium Report 2014/2015

Summary of Evidence from the Evaluation of the Impact of the Funding:

Amount allocated £111, 800

  • Spending on school trips and on visitors to school had a positive impact on our KS2 Writing results, which showed 100% progress from KS1.
  • Attendance continues to show a positive trend.
  • The gap with national results has narrowed in the Year 1 Phonics Screening
  • In EYFS 75% pf pupil Premium children achieved or exceeded the expected levels. In Maths and Writing this was 62.5%. 87.5% achieved their targets in Number, Shape and Space, Reading and Writing.



  • The average score for our school has increased from 26.5 to 32.0. The gap between us and nationally has narrowed significantly.

8 pupils were Pupil Premium:

  • In Reading 5 achieved the expected level and 1 pupil exceeded this.
  • In Maths and Writing 4 children achieved the expected level and 1 pupil exceeded this.
  • 50% of Pupil Premium children achieved at least the expected level in all Prime Areas and in Literacy and Maths.
  • 7 out of the 8 pupils achieved the targets set by the SLT in Number, Shape and Space, Reading and Writing.

Key Stage 1 Analysis

57% of the pupils were Pupil Premium children (16 out of 28).

  • Progress for this cohort from the end of Foundation Stage to the end of KS1 was very good.
  • 100% made expected progress with 58% making more than expected progress in Reading.
  • 83.3% made expected progress in Writing with 29% making more than expected progress.
  • 100% made expected progress with 33.3% making more than expected progress.

KS2 Analysis 2015

  • Pupil Premium pupils were 11% above the national in Writing (compared with other Pupil Premium children)
  • The gaps for FSM pupils for Reading, Writing and Maths at L4+ has narrowed from 12.5% in 2012 to 8.3% in 2015.
  • In the summary for the Three Years Combined in English we were above the borough figures by 1%, an improvement from last year’s figures, and in Maths we were slightly below the borough: 87% (89%).
  • 1 Pupil Premium pupil in Year 6 attained Level 5s in all subjects: Reading, Writing, Maths and GPS. He has English as an additional language.
  • Another pupil, who came to us from Syria in January 2015 with no English, attained 4C in Reading and GPS, 3A in Writing and 5B in maths. Both boys were given Level 6 booster lessons.
  • A Pupil Premium pupil attained 5B in Writing, GPS and Maths, and 4A in Reading. Earlier in the year, on our recommendation, she had been part of the Maths and Science Saturday project at Bury Girls’ Grammar School.
  • Another pupil attained 5C in Reading and GPS, 4A in Writing and 4B in Maths. She came to us in Year 4, having been taught in Welsh previously.

Year 1 Phonics Screening 2015

  • 58.3% of this cohort achieved the expected standard. 47.1% of the Pupil Premium achieved the standard (32/40). 1 Pupil premium girl missed the standard by 1 point.
  • This compared with 33.3% of the cohort reaching the expected standard in 2014.

The gap with national results has narrowed by 27.1% for the Pupil


Pupil Premium Report April 2013-2014 Whitefield Community Primary School

Summary of Evidence from the Evaluation of the Impact of the Funding

Year 6

  • As there were only 8 pupils in year 6 it is difficult to make an analysis. 67.5% (5 pupils) were on Pupil Premium.
  • However, the child in the class with the highest results was a pupil premium pupil: Maths Level 6, Reading 5A, Writing 5B and Grammar,
  • Spelling and Punctuation Level 5.
  • Of the Pupil Premium results across Reading, Writing and Maths 4 results were above expected progress, 9 were expected progress and 2 were below expected by 2 APS points.
  • One-to-one tuition helped the achievement of the pupils.
  • The child who achieved L6 in maths was tutored in school for an hour a week.
  • All pupils in school from Y1 to Y6 were mentored under the Assertive Mentoring scheme.

Year 2

  • 14 out of 23 children in Year 2 (61%) were Pupil Premium.
  • 92% of the Pupil Premium children achieved L2+ in maths: the same as the whole class percentage.
  • 54% of PP pupils achieved L2+ in writing, also the same as the class average.
  • 2 out of the 3 children who achieved L3 in Maths were Pupil Premium children.
  • 3 out of the 5 children who achieved L3 in Reading were Pupil Premium children.
  • The one child who achieved L3 in Writing was a PP child.
  • 19 out of the 26 children in Reception were Pupil Premium children.
  • 7/19 (37%) achieved a good level of development (at least Expected) in all prime areas and in Literacy and maths: this is very close to the class average of 38.5%.
  • The 1 child in the cohort who achieved Exceeding (above Expected) was a Pupil Premium child.

Use of Funding

  • Funding of Teaching Assistants for Breakfast Club: overall attendance the highest for the last four years at 95.07%.
  • Funding for the Educational Psychology Service to assess pupils has resulted in 2 more pupils receiving a Statement of SEN.
  • Assertive Mentoring funding has ensured all our children have an opportunity to discuss their achievements and progress with a personal mentor.
  • Additional reading support from teaching assistants, outside agencies and welfare staff has resulted in good value added for the individual children receiving support.
  • One-to-one tuition in Numeracy and Literacy has ensured that pupils receiving then tuition reached their targets.
  • The funding of teachers has ensured that all our Pupil Premium children who require extra support receive it either through group or individual interventions.#



Amount £ 5215
The majority of the grant was spent on Sports Coaches during the autumn and spring term.

Children received coaching in Cricket, Basketball, Dance and Athletics. After school club took place for Athletics and Cricket.
These clubs were fully subscribed. The residue of the grant was spent on resources for lunch time and after school clubs.


PUPIL PREMIUM: 2012/2013:


£40,800: 68 PUPILS:

A very Good OFSTED Report: 4/5 July 2013

Achievement has improved significantly this year, especially in Mathematics and for boys. Key Stage Two Maths results for FSM pupils – Level 4+: 100%; Level 5+: 33% and Reading Comprehension for FSM pupils-Level 4+: 100%.
Progress of children on FSM from Year Two to Year Six was very good.
FSM pupils achieved more points progress in Reading, Writing and Maths than pupils not on FSM.
In Reading, 100% of children achieved Level 4+ in comparison to 75% of children not on FSM Register.
One-to-one tuition helped the achievement of 100% in Maths – our best ever result.
The Nurture Group enabled pupils to rejoin their cohort as they were unable to access the curriculum initially.
Mentoring of all pupils in Key Stage One and Key Stage Two contributed to the OFSTED Grade 4/5 July 2013 as ‘Outstanding’ for Behaviour.
In Key Stage One, 92% of FSM pupils achieved Level 2+ in Reading in comparison to 88% of all children.
In Key Stage One, 85% of FSM pupils achieved Level 2+ in Writing in comparison to 88% of all children.
In Key Stage One, 92% of FSM pupils achieved Level 2+ in Maths in comparison to 88% of all pupils.