Hope School and College  :  Pupil Premium Strategy  Statement : 2017 – 2018.

 

1.     Summary Information.

 

School

 

Hope School and College

 

Primary Need

 

SLD/PMLD/Complex Medical /ASC/ C+L/ Visual Impairment / Sensory / Communication

 

Academic Year

 

 

2017 / 2018

 

Total PP Budget

Total PP Budget (LAC)

 

£77.715.00

£7.000

 

Date of most recent PP Review

 

June 2017

 

Total number of pupils

 

 

197

 

Number of Pupils eligible for PP

Number of LAC Pupils eligible for PP

 

65

7

 

Date for next internal review of this strategy

 

June 2018

 

 

2.       Current Attainment   :    July 2017  

  Pupils eligible for PP Pupils not eligible for PP LAC
% achieving good or above progress in communication / S&L 84% 82% 100%
% achieving good or above progress in Number 77% 79% 100%
% achieving good or above progress in PSHE 84% 81% 100%

 

 

      3.   Barriers to future attainment ( for pupils eligible for PP )

In – School barriers
A. Sensory needs of pupils due to autism or other diagnosed factors
B. Communication needs – verbal and non- verbal
C. Social emotional and mental health needs
D. Diversity of needs/abilities increasingly more complex
E. Management of Challenging Behaviour
F. Social and economic factors including life experiences
External barriers
G. Family support

 

 

4.       Outcomes:          

 

Success Criteria

A. Sensory needs of pupils due to autism or other diagnosed factors ·       Specialist OT Input to work with staff / pupils/parents

·       Set up additional Sensory Integration room

·       Sensory timetables/diets and programmes implemented

·       Sensory needs of pupils to be identified through assessment and targeted programmes implemented within the context of curriculum access

B. Communication needs – verbal and non- verbal ·       Use of digital media / resources to enable communication/ interaction

·       Staff continually extending their expertise enabling a range of alternative communication strategies to be appropriately implemented within individual pupil curriculum/lesson content

·       1-1 sessions implemented to support pupils

C. Social emotional and mental health needs ·       Play Therapy / Nurture sessions accessed by some pupils.

·       Staff trained re: Lego to support play therapy sessions

·       Appropriately trained staff facilitate play sessions/ activities / 1-1 sessions

·       School Councillor access

·       Pupil will be equipped with strategies and support to improve emotional well- being at both home and school which in turn will manifest in their increasing ability to manage ‘difficult situations or phases throughout their life.

D. Diversity of needs/abilities increasingly more complex ·       Staff knowledge of diversity of needs has been extended to be able to support, challenge and expand progress of individual pupils.

·       New strategies implemented

·       Staff knowledge expanded through specialised training

·       New school curriculum implemented to acknowledge diversity of need

·       Therapy assistant to support additional sessions – hydro / rebound /physical

E. Management of Challenging Behaviour ·       1-1 support implemented

·       Behaviour Planning / liaison and pupil/parent support implemented

·       Environments adapted to support progress for pupils with challenging behaviour

F. Social and economic factors including life experiences ·       Music session from specialist teachers timetabled and delivered

·       Communication sessions ‘Fun Box Jo’ implemented

G. Family support ·       Early Bird training to support parents and start networking process

·       Parents Group

·       Open door policy

·       Safeguarding briefing held daily enabling Designated Safeguarding leads to continually monitor

·       CPOMS initiated to support management and communication mechanism of Safeguarding meetings/ conferences / notes etc.

  

 

5.       Planned expenditure

 

Action / Target What is the evidence and rationale for this choice? How will you ensure it is implemented well? Staff Outcome Cost
 

Support re: Challenging Behaviour

 

 

 

The rise in the management of pupils displaying challenging behaviour across school.

 

Reduction of incidents reported.

Staff trained to plan, manage and support challenging behaviours

 

T.M.

L.G.

 

To ensure individual pupils access  bespoke curriculum access within environment that is safe to both themselves and others.

 

 

£18,305.56

 

To implement Peripatetic Music support

 

 

 

 

Pupils respond and enjoy music of all genres and it is an excellent vehicle to motivate and support many other facets – communication / interaction /sensory/physically making music etc. These sessions are used to experience and/or expand skills as directed via a music specialist

 

Attainment progress.

Individual staff / specialist statements/ reports

 

External provider

S.L.T

 

 

To improve progress in relation to communication through specialised group music lessons. Enhanced well-being  progress

 

 

£4,537.30

 

To provide Counselling Service for pupils

 

Number of Looked After Pupils and/or pupils learning to cope/manage with various situations

 

Pupils progress well in school.

Reduction of any pupil ‘outbursts’ and/or incidents

 

External provider

 

As a school and college we invest a great deal of time in on-going ethos of a caring and supportive provision. This is particularly pivotal in the well –being and emotional stability for our more vulnerable pupils and by investing in Counselling Support this has supported the ongoing the emotional difficulties that they have faced.

Reduction in behaviour incidents during the school day.

 

£2,106

 

To implement additional TA therapy provision

 

To build on strategies, skills and progression for individual pupils in their ongoing physical and communication progress by providing additional bespoke sessions

 

Progress report vis physio/communication specialist

Internal monitoring systems.

Parental feedback.

 

P.H.

S.L.T

 

To provide additional support to aid and support pupils postural management through hydrotherapy sessions. The impact shown is that pupils strength and resilience enables increase in school attendance thus increased learning opportunities

 

£14,164.92

 

To provide additional music sessions for pupils across school

 

To extend pupils music skills via implementing additional music lessons

 

 

Progress reports.

Feedback between staff

 

External provider

 

Achievement, enjoyment and improving social skills when participating in regional music festivals

 

 

£8,040

 

Holiday Club / Swimming lessons Financial support and Horse Riding sessions

 

 

Pupils often lack the opportunity to attend appropriate bespoke out of school activities with their peers which we deem to be an essential means for building confidence, self – esteem and social interaction

 

Track progress via Home/school diaries / conversations / In-built Monitoring procedures

 

S.K. Named staff members

 

Holiday club/swimming lessons provides pupils and students with raised self- esteem and enhances both independence and social skills equipping them for future life.

Improved attitudes and behaviour evidenced.

 

£1,120.10

 

Staff member to support Sensory Processing Progress

 

The rise in population of pupils who would benefit from a sensory programme to assist their ongoing progress

 

School tracking and monitoring systems.

Class staff liaison

Parental feedback

 

 

External provider

 

L.G.

 

The Sensory Processing Programme enables pupils to cope and manage the day to day activities and access to the curriculum having participated in sensory processing techniques.

In addressing social and emotional needs within the sensory programme allows barriers to learning and development to be identified and thus implement appropriate support

 

£13,391

 

Specialised swing in Sensory Busy Body Room

 

To build on resources within our Busy Body Room to support pupil/student sensory needs.

 

Ongoing progress reports

Reduction of individual behaviour

 

 

L.G.

 

To support sensory programmes within specialist resourced area.

 

£3,829

 

1-1 support re: Communication progress

 

To enhance and cement communication skills progress re: Use of talker and/or inclusion with peer groups

 

Recorded attainment results

Staff / Parent comments

Staff Observation

 

K.S.

S.L.T

 

To support individual pupil and student progress through bespoke communication, sensory and physical programmes specific to individual need.

 

 

£18,305.56

 

Laptop computer to support Safeguarding information / documentation

 

To ensure a secure and safe mechanism of recording and safeguarding information and documentation of pupils and students within one system and only accessible by the 3 Designated Safeguarding Leads

 

Monitored by 3 Designated Safeguarding Leads

 

S.L.

P.L.

S.Y.

 

In line with Safeguarding information/ documentation access and progress a bespoke laptop purely for access by 3 Designated Safeguarding Leads.

 

 

£358.99

 

General resources

 

 

For additional resources

 

Cross referenced to above expenditure plan

 

S.L.T

 

To support pupil progress

 

£549.87

 

 

6.  Planned expenditure  Termly Review Information

 

December 2017 March 2018 July 2018
 

Individual pupil/student progress recorded through I.D.P. ( Individual Development Plan ) Liaison between class staff / Curriculum Leads and Senior Management Teams.

 

Rise in pupils accessing sensory provision as pupils originally identified in primary have now progressed to senior department therefore there is the need to resource additional Busy Body Room.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Individual pupil/student progress recorded through I.D.P. ( Individual Development Plan ) Liaison between class staff / Curriculum Leads and Senior Management Teams

 

Further rise through E.H.C. plans for 1-1 provision to enhance and accelerate learning in particular communication and integration

 

 

 

Individual pupil/student progress recorded through I.D.P. ( Individual Development Plan ) Liaison between class staff / Curriculum Leads and Senior Management Teams

 

Training re: additional Sensory co-ordinator to support rising numbers in seniors

 

 

7.  Attainment Achieved   :    June 2018 

  Pupils eligible for PP Pupils not eligible for PP LAC
% achieving good or above progress in communication / S&L 77% 84% 50%
% achieving good or above progress in Number 82% 79% 75%
% achieving good or above progress in PSHE 74% 84% 50%