Christian Head, Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria, CA17 4HA

01768 371693

Kirkby Stephen Grammar School

A Co-operative Academy

Pupil Premium 2016-17

Pupil Premium Planned Spending

  • Number of pupils eligible: 58
  • Amount received per pupil: £935 or £1,900
  • Total Pupil Premium received: £56,160

Barriers to Learning

The spending allocation will be directed by the identified barriers experienced by pupil premium pupils at KSGS. This is not intended to be a hierarchy however as all pupils and their circumstances are different these barriers will apply to a greater or lesser extent.

  • Aspirations
  • Poor literacy and numeracy
  • Poor attendance
  • Expectation
  • Rural isolation

Key Expenditure

Planned Expenditure How it will address barriers to learning Predicted Cost
Additional teaching in core subjects Intervention groups in years 7, 8 & 9 and extra set in year 10 Maths to increase progress of Pupil Premium cohort in line with non Pupil Premium. £8,000
Intervention groups in years 7, 8 & 9 and additional support in English for years 10 & 11. £8,000
Extra set in year 10 Science to increase progress of Pupil Premium cohort in line with non Pupil Premium. £8,000
Pastoral Support including Pupil Premium Progress Mentor Raining attendance expectations and aspirations £7,500
Attendance Improve attendance of Pupil Premium. £3,500
Partial funding of learning mentor Tracking of pupil progress and intervention. £4,000
HLTA Support in all years To aid access and progress in all years. £4,160
Music - extra-curricular GCSE contributions for Pupil Premium students Aspirations and engagement. £3,000
Sports - travel to fixtures and coaching funded for Pupil Premium students

To address rural isolation, aspirations and engagement.

£1,000
Cultural - trips & visits and transport contributions To address rural isolation, aspirations and engagement. £2,000
General resources - including Happy Puzzle Day, revision guides, uniform, books, Design & Technology facilities Expectations £1,500
Departmental bids   £1,500
Data Analysis Tracking. £4,000
Total £56,160

Desired Outcomes

Strategies will be employed to remove barriers to learning and ensure that;

  • Pupil premium students show progress which is in line with their peers. This will be monitored and evaluated throughout the year with appropriate interventioned implemented.

  • Pupil premium students show progress which is in line with national averages. This will be monitored and evaluated throughout the year to ensure gap is reduced.

  • Family engagement - program of activities is to be undertaken, aimed at engaging the hard to reach families and records kept to ascertain success (up take and impact)

  • Broadening horizons - funding to departments and teachers to be used to increase aspirations of Pupil Premium students, impact and effectiveness to be measured.

  • Attendance above 95%. Rewards to Pupil Premium students who have above average attendance rates.

  • Reduced exclusions - pupils targeted, especially those at risk of exclusion.