Pupil Premium

2017 / 2018 Pupil Premium – How it is used and impact.

This year we have received a total of £56,890 and have used it for the

Impact / purpose Amount
Additional staffing (English intervention) either 1:1 or small groups Increased progress in reading and writing. £25,300
Support worker for individual pupil. Maintain his placement and support him studying for GCSE exams. £9750
Breakfast provisions Improve levels of concentration and emotional state. £241.58
Pet supplies Teaching sense of responsibility and  therapeutic effects. £100.71
Music tuition

Developing skills

Increased levels of confidence and self esteem.

Sense of pride in their achievement.

Able to perform in front of groups eg at local church, awards evening etc.

Individual DT lessons for 1 pupil. Supporting a pupil’s application for a catering course at college. £200 estimate
Supply cover to support challenging behaviour and alternative programmes Integration back into class groups.
Engagement with curriculum
Maintaining placement
Alterations to rooms / site Greater flexibility for activities, provision of more appropriate environment   £3000
New computers for Churchmoor site.

Increased engagement.

Supporting written work

Cameras for both sites

Engagement and enjoyment

Recording their work

Individual gym sessions

Increased levels of fitness

Access to physical activity that doesn’t involve PE sessions with others to avoid anxiety.

Sensory equipment / resources Helping pupils to regulate their feelings and help them to keep calm. £689
Refund to Derby City Following an over payment by them. £4,560
Total £55,414.78
Balance still to spend £1475.22


Year 7 Catch Up 2018/2019

We have received £7000 Y7 Catch Up money this year.

Subject Cost   Intended impact
Maths £200 Purchase of equipment – clocks and calculators.

Enhanced understanding of time through a practical / visual way which is beneficial for our pupils’ learning styles.

Increased engagement with Maths and developing confidence and independence.

Helps pupils to become more familiar with using scientific calculators particularly for those who may later take GCSEs.

Maths £300 Purchase of Maths Games

Increased enjoyment and engagement with Maths.

Use of counting, problem solving skills in a more open ended way.

Helps the pupils to generalise the mathematical skills they have learnt to different situations which is very important for our pupils who have ASD.

Maths £200 Purchase of My Maths Increased engagement, enjoyment.
Increased confidence to try different / more challenging tasks.
Maths £2700

Staffing  1:1 tuition

Small groups

Increased support in Maths either 1:1 or in a small group improves their understanding of and progress in their subject.
Maths £200 Purchase of Maths No Problem

Will help to build their confidence and understanding in the subject.

Progress in their basic Maths skills.

English £300 Purchase of First News

The newspaper encourages reading for  those not enthusiastic about reading books.

Encourages reading in different situations helping them to use their literacy in a functional way; applying  and generalising the skills  they have learnt.

English £300 Purchase of No Nonsense Spelling Scheme

Improvement in spelling and phonics.

Increase in confidence to try more challenging tasks.

English £2900

Staffing 1:1 tuition

Small groups

Increased support in reading, writing and spelling either 1:1 or in a small group improves understanding and progress in their subject.


Derrymount School