Report on Pupil Premium 2015/2016
Total -£596,998


Curriculum: £354,278
  • Students were re-entered for exams to increase their chances of achieving above target grades 
  • Additional teaching groups - Reducing class sizes - 8 staff 
  • Additional Classrooms to accommodate additional groups - 8 
  • 1:1/1:4 ‘Access’ lessons (with SENCo) for students identified as having the lowest verbal CAT4 test results / literacy skills 
  • Qualified Assessor brought in to assess Year 11 students for Access Arrangements 
  • CATs tests and Pass data 
  • ECDL 
  • Addition to Sixth Form curriculum 
  • Literacy and Numeracy 

Resources subsidy: £30,320

  • PiXL resources for English and Maths 
  • Revision Guides 
  • Resources for Food Technology 
  • Year 10 and 11 Intervention Sessions for all students to support completion of coursework 
  • Revision for modular and linear exams with refreshments PiXL support and training for staff 

Careers advice and guidance for Y7 - 13 £20,100
  • Trips to universities for Years 9-13 selected students 
  • Young Enterprise scheme and careers advice services will run for KS4 students. All FSM Y11/12 students will receive an individual ‘interview’ to support them with their college/Sixth Form applications. 
  • Work experience for all Year 10 students in July for two weeks to support career guidance 
  • Careers fair for Year 10 and 12 students 
  • Careers Service 
  • University Master Classes 
  • Mentoring from the UoB for the top 30 FSM students 
  • Oxbridge support 

Speech Language and Communication: £64,150
  • GL Assessment Dyslexia Screeners bought to test most vulnerable learners. 
  • Smaller literacy class in Year 7 for most vulnerable learners 
  • Lexia 
  • SENCo lead full CPD days based on SLCN sessions 

Enrichment/Widening Participation: £54,700
  • University Master Classes 
  • Oxbridge support 
  • Competitive courses resources (books, journals and subscriptions) 
  • Music Lessons 
  • D of E 
  • RSA projects 

Inclusion/SSWO - £31,950
  • Additional Student Support and Welfare Officer work with our most vulnerable children 
  • Educational Psychologist assessed identified students with suspected SLCN to inform staff how best to remove barriers and develop their low self esteem 
  • External agencies - (including home link workers and interpreters) 
  • Uniform subsidy 

Impact:

Nationally FSM students miss on average 7.2% of sessions. At Holyhead FSM students miss 5.6% of sessions.

The Progress 8 score for disadvantaged students is +0.32. The same for FSM students is +0.32. For SEN students it is
+0.35 and for EAL students is +0.34


Out of hours Learning - £41,500
  • After School 
  • Lunchtimes 
  • Homework clubs 
  • Breakfast clubs 
  • Sixth Form Chromebooks 
  • Online resources 

Impact 


The Progress 8 Score for students receiving Free School Meals (FSM) is 0.32 which is higher than the 0.3 achieved by all students. The rate of FSM student progress is approaching that achieved by the top 10% of schools, nationally. higher than the 0.3 achieved by all students. The rate of FSM student progress is approaching that achieved by the top 10% of schools, nationally.

There is a small gap in Attainment 8 scores and to close this gap further, plans are in place to achieve an even higher Progress 8 Score for FSM students in 2017. to achieve an even higher Progress 8 Score for FSM students in 2017.