Important Announcements

Are you ready for our new uniform?

If you still need to order your new uniform for September please hand your order form in to the school office.  We will process your order as quickly as possible however it is unlikely that these will now be delivered in time for end of term.

ParentPay

You should have received a letter advising of our switch to ParentPay for paying dinner money.  This system will be a great asset to the school as we make the transition to a cashless operation. If you need any assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact the School Office, who will all be happy to help.

Fantastic Summer Holiday Activities

Salford Community Leisure are running a number of holiday programmes over the summer holidays. Find out more here.

Pupil Premium Strategy 2016-2017

Amount of Pupil Premium funding received for the Academic Year 2016-2017 (September 2016 to August 2017)

Number of Pupils eligible for Pupil Premium funding 99

(Including funding for LAC)

Total PP received £130,396

Identified barriers to Educational Achievement

Brentnall Community primary School have identified the following barriers for some of our children currently in receipt of Pupil Premium:

  • Access to high quality texts
  • Language acquisition
  • Access to extra-curricular activities including music lessons, trips, participation in a variety of different physical activities.
  • Attendance and Punctuality
  • Home School links

What are we doing well?

Please see Impact of Spending 2015-2016 tab of the Pupil Premium section of our website.

Key expenditure- how the allocation will be spent for the academic year 2016-2017

Area of spend Intended Outcomes Total allocation
An additional Teacher in Early Years ·       Increased numbers of children achieving a GLD at the end of Reception.

·       Improved confidence for children.

·       PP children identified on planning and these children targeted during Continuous Provision.

·       Smaller groups allowing Teachers to focus on PP children.

·       Higher achieving children can be targeted.

A contribution of £115,795 has been taken from our Pupil Premium funding to support the wages of additional staff used to support our Pupil Premium children.
An additional Teacher working across Middle School ·       Vulnerable groups of children identified in Pupil Progress meetings supported.

·       Smaller teaching groups to focus on vulnerable and PP children.

·       Higher ability children to be challenged.

·       PIxL groups in place for children working just below the expected standard in Reading, Writing and Maths in Year groups 2-6.

An additional Teacher working across Upper School ·       Vulnerable groups of children identified in Pupil Progress meetings supported.

·       Smaller teaching groups to focus on vulnerable and PP children.

·       Higher ability children to be challenged.

·       PIxL groups in place for children working just below the expected standard in Reading, Writing and Maths in Year groups 2-6.

A Teacher to support EAL children x4 mornings per week ·       EAL children will receive intensive language support within 8 weeks of starting at Brentnall.

·       Children will be assessed at the start of the programme.

·       EAL Teacher works closely with Class Teachers to address the needs of the children.

·       Progress of EAL children is tracked closely.

·       Progress shared with parents regularly.

Specialist Provision Teacher x4 afternoons per week ·       Vulnerable groups of children are receiving an intensive personalised curriculum.

·       Children being given a wide range of experience they might otherwise not receive.

·       Children’s Social and Emotional wellbeing is being addressed.

·       Increased confidence and the ability to be able to work as part of a team.

·       Children being taught life skills.

2 Cover Supervisors (Level 3 Teaching Assistants) working across Lower and Middle School ·       Familiar staff to cover events such as training courses, staff illness, PPA so it is consistent for the children.

·       Reduce supply costs

£1167
Achievement for All used to target vulnerable groups of children. ·       Vulnerable groups of children and families identified by AfA coach September 2016.

·       PIxL interventions in place for Year 6 working below expected level in Reading, Writing and Maths.

·       Vulnerable children received a more personalised curriculum and small group interventions.

·       Data will be reviewed on a termly basis and impact will be shared in school and with parents.

£4171
Funding for extra curricular activities ·       Social skills are improved

·       Pupils have the opportunities to experience a wide rage of experiences they might have otherwise have not.

·       Talents in non-academic subjects are valued and celebrated.

·       Learning is enhanced.

·       Children will have the chance to develop a range of different skills including cooperation skills, communication skills and team building skills.

£146
Free school uniforms made available for families of Pupil Premium children ·       Children feel like part of the school.

·       Children are ready to engage in their learning.

£117
Attendance Children with attendance below the school target, will be supported by our Pastoral Manager in order to improve their attendance.Cost of Educational Welfare Officer

Training course for all Attendance Leads across cluster of schools to support development of strategies to improve attendance for vulnerable children, especially those eligible for pupil premium.

 

£9,000

Date of next Pupil Premium Review: Summer 2017