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PDG Grant Spending Plan

Pupil Deprivation Grant 2022-2023

The school receives a total of £135,700

PDG Funding = £102,350

EYPDG Funding = £33,350

The purpose of the Pupil Development Grant is to improve the educational attainment of pupils from low income families and who are entitled to free school meals (eFSM). Schools are expected to maximise the use of this funding by introducing sustainable strategies which will quickly lead to improved outcomes for pupils entitled to free school meals.

The following shows how the school plans to spend the PDG in the 2022-2023 academic year:

Target/Actions Cost Monitoring Success Criteria
Target :
The school will be planning interventions that focus on improving the attainment of pupils from deprived backgrounds, regularly monitoring pupils’ progress and evaluating the impact of the intervention.

These interventions include:
1) Employ 3 LSAs  and a Keyworker to develop the emotional wellbeing of pupils through running:
a.      A daily emotional support group for pupils who need support with their social and emotional wellbeing from September 2022-August 2023;
b.      Relationship Based Play sessions to support pupils’ with their social skills;
c.       ELSA and  Talkabout sessions to support the emotional literacy of our most vulnerable pupils;
d.      Individual daily wellbeing 1:1 sessions with specific pupils;
e.      Small group wellbeing sessions on a daily basis.

2) To employ 3 LSAs  on a 0.8 basis to support targeted pupils in the Foundation Phase and Key Stage 2 with literacy and numeracy skills through:
1)      Read, Write, Inc groups and catch up
2)      IDP/IEP interventions
3)      Maths Catch up groups
4)      Language Link and Speechlink
5)      Precision Monitoring

Total £94,180

Total
£51,479

HT/DHT and ALNCO will meet in November 2022, February 2023, April 2023 and June 2021 to review progress of individual pupils

ALNCO will meet half termly with LSAs undertaking interventions to review individual pupils
SIMS data tracking will be monitored for progress half termly by the DHT

75% of pupils who receive interventions will show an improvement in their Boxall scores
Issues with behaviour will decrease by 30% (as measured by SIMS recordings)

Pupils’ attainment in RWI will improve with 80% of individuals reading and spelling within 6 months of their chronological age
90% of pupils who receive Speech and Language Link interventions will score within the average range at re-assessment
80% of Literacy and Numeracy related IEP targets will be met over the 2022-2023 academic year

Target 2:
To provide non-contact time for the ALNCO to lead and monitor the effectiveness of:
1)      Individual interventions
2)      PDG grant spending
3)      Pupil progress
4)      IEP/IDP Reviews and Person Centred Planning
Total £5,954

Total: £151,613 (SURPLUS FUNDED FROM DELEGATED BUDGET)