Pupil Premium

Moorside High School Pupil Premium Grant Expenditure

This report will provide details on 2017/18 Spending of Pupil Premium funding with Impact and Future Spending Strategy for 2018/19
Link Governor- Mrs Jane Marfleet :  jmarfleet@moorside.staffs.sck.uk

Catch up Premium Report 2015-16 and Plan for 2016-17

Year 7 Literacy and Numeracy Catch – Up Premium

Academic Year 2015/16 - £15,000

Spending, Interventions and Impact 2015-16


  • Intervention Form groups daily for Maths and English
  • Small class sizes in both English and Maths
  • Maths and English support every lunchtime
  • Specialist TA support in lessons time
  • Reading ages monitored and assessed twice a year
  • Student Welfare Support Worker to support attendance and curriculum access
  • Data monitoring every 6 weeks with all teachers aware of KS2 data to track progress and intervene when 4 levels progress not achieved through Assertive Mentoring Progress meetings
  • Head Of Key Stage progress support plan
  • Additional staff to ensure that there is time for additional support and smaller class sizes.
  • One to one tutoring as required
  • SEN interventions as required additional to SEND funding.
  • Reading Club and peer mentors
  • Dyslexia support strategies, Talking Partners, 1:1 Speech and Language support


Year 7 Catch up Premium Impact 2015-16

  • English – Making expected progress 85% (17/20)
  • Maths – Making expected progress 59% (10/17)

Of those students still not meeting expectations the majority have SEND needs and have made progress over the year, but still require support and in some cases specialist support for their needs.

TA in most lessons and all lessons for SEND pupils. Educational Psychologist and SENSS involved with certain pupils. Attendance support worker and LST teams are supporting families.

Year 8 UL4 on entry in Year 7

  • English – Making expected progress 69% (11/16)
  • Maths – making Expected Progress 55% (11/20)

Additional maths lessons and Extra English support. TA in all lessons for SEND pupils. Specialist support for most pupils still not achieving expected progress. Intervention form group for Maths and English.

Year 9 UL4 on entry in year 7

  • English – making expected progress 58% (15/26)
  • Maths – making Expected progress 38% (9/24)

Additional maths lesson and English lessons. TA in most lessons. Large proportion of SEND pupils, providing SEND interventions for Dyslexia, reading, Comprehension, and Talking Partners. Seeking advice from EP, SENSS and Young Minds.

Year 10 UL4 on entry in year 7

  • English- making expected progress 94% (15/16)
  • Maths – making expected progress 82% (14/17)

TA in certain lessons, Intervention form groups and Specialist support for SEND pupils, one to one support.

GCSE Y11 UL4 on entry in year 7- Results 2016:

  • English – 67% making expected progress (16/24)
  • Maths – 60% making expected progress (18/30)

Intervention form groups, SEND support, Access arrangements for exams, one to one support.

2016-17 estimated funding  

New Interventions for 2016-17

  • Assess all pupils to identify learning difficulties at the start of the year. Whole of year 7 and all SEND pupils in years 8 to 11.
  • Provide suitable intervention to meet needs. For example reading, comprehension, speed of writing, processing, working memory and dyslexia screening.
  • Buy new intervention packages to support working memory.
  • Curriculum plan to ensure pathway for L3 and below students is appropriate and to include an extra lesson in English and Maths each week.
  • Springboard Programme established in Maths and Units of Sound to support very low achieving pupils in English.
  • TA available at Registration to support Maths
  • Homework club after school
  • Homework support group at registration
  • Introduce a new Reading Club with mentors from the 6th form

Our aim is to continually evaluate the support provided and ensure best practice for all our pupils.