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Earlham Primary School 2017 – Pupil Premium Information

Progress scores for Earlham Primary School





School progress score




Well above national average (about 10% of schools in England)


Above national average (about 10% of schools in England)



Average (about 60% of schools in England)




Below national average (about 10% of schools in England)




Well below national average (about 10% of schools in England)




* The national average progress score across all three areas in 0.

Earlham Primary is in the top 6% of schools in the country for reading, top 13% for writing and top 1% for maths.

Combined scores – reading, writing and maths





% of PP children reaching the expected standard in reading, writing and mathematics




% of PP children reaching the higher standard in reading, writing and mathematics



- 3%

The percentage of PP children reaching the expected standard in reading, writing and maths is significantly higher than the national average and in line with the national average for children reaching the higher standard in reading, writing and maths.

Allocation of Pupil Premium funding 2017-18 - £157,666



Year Group


Intended outcome

Monitored by

clubs & educational visit subsidies


All year groups

To subsidise costs of curriculum enrichment activities including Healthy Living
PP children prioritised for certain clubs 
Provide access to experiences PP children may not otherwise experience

All pupils benefit from trips and curriculum enhancement experiences in school
Increased take up of places by PP children leading to greater engagement with school
PP children develop a wider understanding of the world in line with peers


Subsidise yr 6 residential trip


Year 6

To ensure participation of all pupils

PP pupils benefit equally with peers


Year 6 Tuition English


Years 6

Teacher led tuition to directly teach skills required in test situations.
Targeted disadvantaged Y6 pupils who needed additional support in preparing for the SATs.

PP children achieve in line with peers in SATs


Year 6 Tuition Mathematics


Year 6

Pupil and Family Support Worker


Whole school

To ensure that all pupils that are identified as vulnerable have access to family support
 To work directly with vulnerable pupils individually and in small groups 
Increasing parenting skills to directly impact upon diminishing the difference
Supporting families at admission activating early help when needed to ensure positive engagement with school
PP children who find transition challenging receive extended support and individual transition programmes

Parents receive practical support with financial and legal issues
Improvements in behaviour, learning and engagement, leading to better progress
Parents have the opportunity to develop their parenting skills 
Mid phase vulnerable families are identified and supported promptly.

Pupils adapt better to changing expectations. Likelihood of exclusion from secondary school reduced.


KH, VP team

Early Intervention specialist teacher



Focus on PP and vulnerable children, to develop speaking and listening and social skills

Pupils make faster progress and diminish the difference with peers


PP academic support

£16,210 (part fund)

Year 5

Specialist teacher to support PP children in accelerating progress

PP children meet academic targets in line with peers


Contribute to cost of attendance officers


Whole school with focus on PP 

School staff and external attendance officer target low attenders

PP children attend school in line with peers and national figures


Fund additional PP progress reviews and in class monitoring and support


All year groups

Additional discussions with class teachers/SLT re progress of PP children, in class observations of pupils to identify strategies for improvement

PP children benefit from additional consideration of their needs and a tailored approach, make progress in line with peers


Fund holidays with CCHF for identified PP children


Selected PP children

Provide a holiday experience for PP children identified as living under particular stress

Children develop confidence and resilience through tailored holiday activities provided


Cover costs of outings (and additional pay for PFSW) during holiday time for vulnerable PP children


All year groups

PFSW rganizes outings for vulnerable PP children during school holidays, enables monitoring of pupils

Any safeguarding concerns or change in circumstances are acted on promptly (if urgent) or picked up at the start of term, pupils able to settle quickly into school


Speech Therapist

£6,000 (part fund)

EYFS and mid phase arrivals

Early identification of and targeted work with pupils with language difficulties

Pupils make rapid progress with language enabling them to catch up with peers.


French teacher

£6,409 (part fund)

Whole school

All pupils have access to quality specialist teaching

Pupils will be confident in learning a MFL


Sports Grant 2017-18 - £19,060

Activity Cost Explanation
Dance teacher £760 Quality dance teaching for dance club, including regular performances, costumes and visits to dance events
Specialist coaches – football (yr 3 and 4 boys) and multi-sport (KS2 girls) £6,040 Expert football coaching for yrs 3 and 4, the pupils have developed a good understanding of technique and strategy
Girls have the opportunity to try a variety of activities and have developed a greater interest in sport and exercise
Swimming lessons for Year 4 £4,512 To ensure pupils have access to regular swimming lessons
Scheme of work £800 To develop the teaching of PE so that a wider variety of sports can be delivered at a higher standard.
Upgrade of equipment £1,700 An upgrade of equipment in order to deliver a wider range of sports throughout the school day (PE lessons and break/lunch times)
Tickets for sporting events £500 Our aim as a school is for every child to experience a professional sporting event by the time they leave. Therefore, we will be taking children in year 5&6 to experience events such as West Ham football matches and ATP Tennis Finals.
Sports Festivals £800 Festivals to promote sport in the wider life of the school. These will include the annual Sports Relief day alongside World Cup & Wimbledon festivals.
Subsidise sports and outdoor activities £3,948 Contribution towards outdoors activity trips e.g. orienteering, canoeing, rock climbing

Sports Grant 2017-18 Review and Reflection

Key achievements to date:

Areas for further improvement and baseline evidence of need:

All pupils engage in 2.5 hrs of PE/exercise per week as a minimum. This is achieved through PE lessons and structured use of playground space and activities at play and lunchtimes. 
All pupils have experienced additional exercise activities in addition to the above e.g. yoga, Indian dancing, nature walks as part of the school’s wellbeing plan.
Additional sports coaching is being provided by West Ham, supporting teacher’s knowledge and skills. The school’s PE Lead regularly team teaches with staff and teachers have the opportunity to observe his lessons. He monitors all planning to ensure consistency, progression and challenge.
Pupils attend a wide range of sporting events e.g. National hockey championships, tennis at the Masters finals and Wimbledon, cricket at Lords to inspire them.
A wide range of active after school clubs are in place.

Further improve playtime provision to provide wider range of active options for pupils.
Purchase additional top up swimming lessons.
Increase number of competitive teams and success in competitions.

Sports Grant 2017-18 Budget Tracking

Academic Year: 2017/18

Total fund allocated: £19,060

Date Updated: 3/4/18


Key indicator 1: The engagement of all pupils in regular physical activity – Chief Medical Officer guidelines recommend that primary school children undertake at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day in school

Percentage of total allocation:

9 %

School focus with clarity on intended impact on pupils:

Actions to achieve:

Funding allocated:

Evidence and impact:

Sustainability and suggested next steps:

Ensure better use is made of playtimes and lunchtimes to engage all pupils in physical activity, leading to greater fitness

As part of redesign of school playground, consult pupils on what they think would encourage engagement. Consult design companies and ensure sufficient equipment is included in final design

£1,720. Majority of costs met from school refurbishment budget

Playground activities/equipment fully used by pupils when completed.

Ensure all equipment is robust and long lasting.

Key indicator 2: The profile of PE and sport being raised across the school as a tool for whole school improvement

Percentage of total allocation:

17 %

School focus with clarity on intended impact on pupils:

Actions to achieve:

Funding allocated:

Evidence and impact:

Sustainability and suggested next steps:

Further develop link with wellbeing programme. Arrange for new activities and sports to be delivered as taster sessions, identify which are best received by pupils and plan additional opportunities to continue. Pupils understand the value of sports/activities to mental as well as physical health.

Research range of sports/activities the children have not yet been exposed to, and incorporate into Wellbeing planning


Pupils who are less confident in PE generally will identify activities that interest them

Part of yearly programme, continue.

Key indicator 3: Increased confidence, knowledge and skills of all staff in teaching PE and sport

Percentage of total allocation:

13 %

School focus with clarity on intended 
impact on pupils:

Actions to achieve:


Evidence and impact:

Sustainability and suggested 
next steps:

Pupils will benefit from better trained staff who understand how to challenge pupils at all ability levels and the progression of skills in sports

Liaise with link advisor form Sports Partnership re range and frequency of CPD and support available, target at new teachers.
Provide CPD for lunchtime supervisory staff to ensure active play is promoted at lunchtimes


Increased confidence amongst staff re teaching unfamiliar sports leads to better lessons for pupils

Evaluate effectiveness and consider what is offered by other local sports partnerships.

Key indicator 4: Broader experience of a range of sports and activities offered to all pupils

Percentage of total allocation:

29 %

School focus with clarity on intended 
impact on pupils:

Actions to achieve:


Evidence and impact:

Sustainability and suggested 
next steps:

Investigate activities not yet taught as part of curriculum or wellbeing. Identify appropriate external providers and contract for after school provision.
Make sure equipment is fit for purpose and engages pupils
Pupils have the opportunity to try sports and activities that cannot be provided on school premises

Analyse take up of club places by gender and ethnicity. Encourage all pupils to participate in a club and ensure fair distribution of places. Identify why some pupils may not choose to participate and consult pupils on the clubs they would prefer.
Upgrade school equipment as required
Subsidise trips to external sports/activity centres


More pupils will choose to participate in after school clubs
Records show that all pupils have had the opportunity to try different sports and can reflect on their experiences

Review annually and adjust provision based on popularity.

Key indicator 5: Increased participation in competitive sport

Percentage of total allocation:

32 %

School focus with clarity on intended 
impact on pupils:

Actions to achieve:


Evidence and impact:

Sustainability and suggested 
next steps:

Ensure a range of teams are developed in school through after school clubs, so pupils can compete in local leagues and against other schools.
Ensure pupils of all ages have the chance to participate in e.g. sports festivals

Review effectiveness of current external coaching provision.


Pupils compete regularly and increase success rate in competitions of all types

Review successes annually and ensure coaches are clear re expectations.

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