Pupil Premium

Pupil premium strategy statement – 2019-20 – 2021-22

School overview

 School name

Simon Langton Girls’ Grammar School

Pupils in school (7-11)

871

Proportion of disadvantaged pupils

9.6 %

Pupil premium allocation this academic year

£75595

Academic year or years covered by statement

2019-20 – 2021-2022

Publish date

Revised September 2020

Review date

September 2021

Statement authorised by

Chair of Governors

Pupil premium lead

Robert Green

Governor lead

 

Disadvantaged pupil performance overview for last academic year

  • 8 Students eligible for Pupil premium (7 included in Progress measures due to lack of KS2 data)
  • All Pupil premium students secured 6 or more strong (5+) GCSE grades including English and Maths
  • All Pupil premium students have gone on to begin A-Level courses.

Areas for development:

Subject

APS for all students

APS for PP students

Variation

Maths

6.72

6.13

0.59

MFL

5.79

5.13

0.66

GCSE performance data Summer 2020

Progress 8

0.26

% Students entered for and achieving Ebac entry

75%

Attainment 8

6.3

Percentage of Grade 5+ in English and maths

100% (higher than school average)

Aims for disadvantaged pupils

Progress 8

Maintain high P8 score in line with similar schools.

Close Progress gap between PP and non-PP students

Based on 2020 data focus on progress in Maths and Science

Sept 22

Attainment 8

Maintain high A8 score in line with similar schools. Close attainment gap between PP and non-PP students

Sept 22

% Grade 5+ in English and maths

Continue to focus on 100% achieving this

Sept 22

Other

Improve attendance in line with school average

Sept 22

Teaching priorities for current academic year

Desired outcome

Chosen action / approach

What is the rationale for this choice?

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

Projected spending per annum

Improve approaches to providing feedback and development of meta-cognitive approaches

PPD/Teacher training

Sutton Trust Toolkit – effectiveness of Feedback and Meta-cognition. Teachers able to support students via feedback and through students’ development of self-regulation

Evaluate range of training options available

NN/JAS

2000

Ensure resources are available for all students and especially for vulnerable students

Departmental budgetary allocation

Ensure all students can access necessary and appropriate resources including in practical subjects eg. Textiles.

Departmental feedback via Line meetings

PP/AW

5000

Reduce attainment gap in Maths and MFL

PPD/Teacher training/ Departmental resources/ small group teaching

MFL and Maths are both part of the EBacc and are identified at GCSE as areas of significant difference in outcome between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged students.

Departmental feedback via Line meetings

SLT/HoDs

5000

Targeted academic support for current academic year

Desired outcome

Chosen action / approach

What is the rationale for this choice?

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

Projected spending

Specific support for PP students in identified areas of concern or areas for development

Support of Academic Leads to lead data tracking, monitoring and implementation of support

 

Increased focus for data tracking and monitoring progress for PP students at risk of underperforming. Centralised approach to implementing support strategies

Regular monitoring via AHT

HBF/ALs

12000

Increased attendance of Pupil premium students as a cohort

Attendance Officer support and intervention

PP attendance an area for improvement. Increased attendance has a direct correlation to improving academic outcomes

Liaison with Local Authority School Welfare Officer

RG/ES

7000

Wider strategies for current academic year

Desired outcome

Chosen action / approach

What is the rationale for this choice?

How will you ensure it is implemented well?

Staff lead

Projected Spending

Help PP students explore prospective higher education and career opportunities

Support via Head of Careers

Increased aspiration and focus on long term outcomes can help in terms of short term progress. Help to remove any social limitations on career expectations.

Through Line management meetings

RG/MXS

2500

Full engagement in the breadth of experiences available through school

Trips, clubs etc.

Enable all students to participate in the broad range of activities that take place and ensure they feel they belong in the school community

Monitoring with Finance dept.

 

Include reference on all trip/visit letters

RG/Finance

5500

Access to specific curricular and extra-curricular activities

Music lessons, Duke of Edinburgh etc.

Enable all students to participate in the broad range of activities that take place and ensure they feel they belong in the school community

Ensure key staff (eg. Music teachers) are aware that lessons can be subsidised

RG/Finance/HoDs

3000

Access to IT facilities

Provision of IT hardware/software

Enable to students to access online materials/store material from school etc.

Review outcomes of students accessing additional IT facilities

RG/PMs/SEN

5000

Strong, secure emotional health and wellbeing

Counselling

Pastoral Managers

Student Support

Provide robust support for vulnerable students

Pastoral managers to monitor support accessed

RG/PMs

25000

Ensure punctuality to school

Provide funding for travel to and from school

Ensure students can arrive and depart school via appropriate transport and on time

Reduced lateness and attendance issues for any student receiving travel funding

RG/PMs/Finance

1000

Uniform

Ensure all students have appropriate uniform for all aspects of the curriculum (PE etc)

Help to encourage sense of belonging and security in the school community.

Pastoral Managers to monitor need.

Finance to monitor large expenditure

PMs/RG/Finance

2500