Statutory

Pupil premium strategy statement (Secondary)

School overview

Metric Data
 School name Crestwood School
Pupils in school 895
Proportion of disadvantaged pupils 38.4%
Pupil premium allocation this academic year £275,000
Academic year or years covered by statement 2019/20 – 2020/21
Publish date October 2019
Review date October 2020
Statement authorised by  Giles Smith
Pupil premium lead  Giles Smith
Governor lead Bob Dimock

Disadvantaged pupil performance overview for last academic year

Progress 8 -0.33
Ebacc entry 42%
Attainment 8 33.40
% Grade 5+ in English and maths  7%

Strategy aims for disadvantaged pupils

Aim Target Target date
Progress 8 Achieve top quartile for progress made by disadvantaged pupils amongst similar schools Sept 21
Attainment 8 Achieve national average for attainment for all pupils Sept 21
% Grade 5+ in English and maths Achieve average English and Maths 5+ scores for similar schools Sept 21
Other Improve attendance to national average Sept 21
Ebacc entry Improve outcomes of those entered for EBacc in line with similar schools Sept 21

Teaching priorities for current academic year

Measure Activity
Priority 1 Embed new PP T&L policy: ‘Crestwood 5’ in all lessons, as part of the school’s new ‘Non-negotiables’
Priority 2 Improved revision and mock exams provisions to better prepare higher ability Y11 group to reach minimum government expected targets
Barriers to learning these priorities address Upskilling teaching staff to provide in lesson intervention strategies and raising expectations
Projected spending £1000

Targeted academic support for current academic year

Measure Activity
Priority 1 My Maths targeted intervention for high ability underachieving PP boys
Priority 2 Middle leader data/intervention meetings with PP focus
Barriers to learning these priorities address Low levels of parental support/engagement influencing low outcomes and attendance
Projected spending £5000

Wider strategies for current academic year

Measure Activity
Priority 1 Embed NSBC free breakfasts in Breakfast Club and form time bagels to reduce hunger, improve heath and raise concentration levels
Priority 2 Y11 parental support and engagement evenings to support their children academically and through the exams process
Barriers to learning these priorities address Attendance of key pupils at breakfast club
Projected spending £5000

 

 

Monitoring and implementation

Area Challenge Mitigating action
Teaching Ensuring enough time is given over to allow for staff professional development of PP T&L Use of INSET, ‘T&L Mondays’ and supporting resources to improve provisions in lessons (evidenced in HC’s, focus days and observations)
Targeted support Ensuring enough higher ability PP boys achieve minimum government expected grade in maths Maths leads to identify PP students for one to one My Tutor online tutoring support programme and track progress
Wider strategies Engaging the families facing most challenges Parental engagement evening, school revision programme, improved mock exam provisions and results day

Review: last year’s aims and outcomes

Aim Outcome
Achieve top quartile for progress made by disadvantaged pupils amongst similar schools Achieved
Achieve national average for attainment for disadvantaged pupils Not achieved – Cohort below national average but made more progress than non-PP students, therefore gap closed
Achieve average English and maths 5+ scores for similar schools Achieved

 

RADY uplift across MAT for all PP students in Year 7 from September 2019.