2016/17 Allocation

Foreland Fields School received £83,826 Pupil Premium funding for 2016/17.  

The table below details how the 2016/17 funding was allocated:

Intervention

Rationale/Intended   Outcomes

Cost

Communication  Support / Resources

Individual and small group support from TAs focused on communication. Includes purchasing apps for iPads linked to communication targets.

£1,303

Hydrotherapy   Intervention

Improvements with balance, toleration of touch, initiation and maintenance of eye contact.   Improved social participation.

£1,466

Counselling   Services

Improve emotional wellbeing of specific pupils through access to   trained counsellor. Increased engagement in learning.

Improved self-esteem and confidence. Happier pupils and students. Improvements in learning – readiness to less.

£420

Forest School

Outdoor learning   experience. Respect for nature. Increase in children’s self-belief,   confidence, learning capacity, enthusiasm, communication and problem-solving   skills. Improved emotional wellbeing.

£4,608

Higher Level Teaching Assistant Intervention

1:1 and small   group support. Literacy/numeracy focused support. Lego therapy.

£19,404

Family Liaison Officer (% of wage)

Additional   support for parents and pupils/students. Increased engagement with the   school, improved attendance.

£10,666

Teaching Assistant Support

1:1/small group   support – core subject area focus. Focused intervention.

£16,315

Additional Teacher Support (% of wage)

1:1 small group   teacher support. Core subject area focus. Communication intervention.

£7,200

Music Sessions /   Therapy

Group/individual music based activities motivate interaction,   facilitate socialisation and improve social skills.

Improvements in social interaction, e.g. turn taking and listening and   responding to another person.

Research has shown that music lessons have a positive effect on   reading and mathematical achievement in early childhood and adolescence. 

£3,146

Translator Services

Increased   parental participation in reviews/meetings.

£325

Play Enrichment

Play leaders   across the school. Increased enrichment opportunities. Resources to encourage   particiapation, engagement, joint attention, communication and appropriate   behaviour.

£11,831

Horse Riding

Development of   balance and coordination. Exercise and strengthen seldom used or tense   muscles. Promotion of sense of wellbeing and increased confidence.

£215

Aromatherapy

Research has   suggested improved social interaction skills amongst children with   disabilities linked to aromatherapy and massage. Essential oils can have a   dynamic state on emotional state.

£6,595

Art Therapy

Art therapy has many benefits   including fostering self-expression, enhancing coping skills, managing   stress, and strengthening a sense of self. This translates into improved   communication, behaviour, and cognition.

£360

Total received

£83,826

Total Spent

£83,854

Balance

-£28

 

Impact/Outcomes of 2016/17 Pupil Premium Grant

Level and progress comparisons were made between pupils/students in receipt of the funding against those not in receipt (rest of the school).

Comparisons carried out in English and Mathematics.

See ‘Pupil Premium Comparisons 2016-17’ file (below) for full details

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