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PUPIL PREMIUM 2020 – 2021

 in Pupil Premium Expenditure 2020/2021


Number of pupils and pupil premium grant (PPG) for the academic year 2020/2021
Total number of pupils on roll 227
Total number eligible for PPG 28
Amount for the academic year 2020/21 £35,200
Pupil Premium Champion Mrs Charlotte Blundell
Next Pupil Premium Strategy Reviews 28/11/20, 26/02/21, 08/05/21, 10/07/21
What are our key strategies to close the attainment and progress gaps for FSM and Pupil Premium Pupils at Hambleton

·       A rich, exciting and engaging curriculum offer for all.

·       Developing Resilience

·       Quality Teaching throughout school


Current Standards Throughout School (Whole School)


Reading Writing SPaG Maths
Expected Standard 81.1 79.6 80.9 85.7
PP/Non-PP 52.9/83.8 47.1/82.7 53.3/83.7 70.6/87.2
Above Expected Standard 37.2 26 31.5 34.7
PP/Non-PP 5.9/40.2 5.9/27.9 6.7/34 5.9/37.4

 Due to the continuing success of our previous pupil premium strategy, and its positive impact on the attainment and progress of the children in receipt of this fund, we will continue to utilise Pupil Premium money in the same way as previous years.

Teaching and Learning

Hambleton’s main expenditure will be on our Learning Mentor who is there to provide support and guidance to help our children who are experiencing difficulties in learning due to social, emotional or behavioural problems. Our Learning Mentor helps our children overcome behavioural, social or emotional problems that are affecting their learning. One to one support staff


We will continue to design our new curriculum to reflect the needs and aspirations of our school and the assessment linked to the curriculum to ensure that we are closing the gap for disadvantaged children.


As well as continuing to provide free membership of extra-curricular clubs, we will provide additional clubs to improve and develop language and social skills to equip children with the skills that they need to be successful in life.

PSHCE (Personal, Social, Health and Citizenship Education)

We believe that learning starts with a child’s state of mind or mental health and in order for children to reach their full potential they need to have academic resilience. Through our engagement with our Learning Mentor and Trinity Counselling Services/Intervention groups, we seek to develop understanding of resilience across the whole school community and to establish systems to build ‘resilience approaches’ that support disadvantaged children over time, through a whole school approach.

Main barriers to educational achievement

We have very few barriers to educational achievement amongst our PP children and non-PP children on the whole. The few challenges we have include;

·       Low income

·       Poor home learning environment

How we will measure impact

·       We will continue to close the gap for educational achievement, compared to non-PP peers. (Resilience questionnaire/analysis and observations).

·       We will have resilient children ready to begin the next stage of learning. (School data 2020).

How the money will be spent 2020/2021

Due to the success of our previous pupil premium strategy, and its positive impact on the attainment and progress of the children in receipt of this fund, we will continue to utilise Pupil Premium money in the same way as detailed above.

In addition the money we are due to receive this year is going to be used to train support staff in order to deliver the Trinity Hospice counselling and support programme to Pupil Premium pupils requiring this intervention.

The breakdown is as follows;

Total eligible: 28 (12.3%)

FSM – 19

AFC – 6

LAC – 2

EHCP – 1

*Service child – 2

Total funding £35,200

  • Learning Mentor Time (including target work)

3 days x 5 hours @ £10 = £150

£150 x 40 weeks = £6,000

  • Extra TA Booster time (in class)

5 days x 6 hours @£10 = £300

£300 x 40 weeks = £12,000

  • IDL (Spelling Programme)

IDL yearly Subscription: £200

TA time to run the programme-

15 mins x 5 days a week = 75 mins

75 mins x 5 classes = 375 mins (6.25 hours)

6.25 x £10 x 40 weeks = £2,500

  • Trinity Counselling and Link Service

Total: £2500

  • Proposed Speech and Language Specialist

Shine and Communicate have both been contacted and will be contacting myself with a price to come to Hambleton weekly to deliver speech language intervention and also assess children who we feel would benefit from some targeted work (£6,000)

  • TA time to deliver speech and language intervention = £3000
  • SENCo/Pupil Premium Champion time = £3,000

TOTAL = £35,200 

Pupil Premium Expenditure 2019/2020

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 Pupil Premium COVID Summary Statement November 2020


FCAT has a total PP allocation of around   £2.8 million     which of course is shared around all the schools at about £1000 per PP child with PP percentages ranging from about 10% to 70%. In a normal year the PP spending would be reviewed in terms of its impact on a variety of measures including Educational outcomes (particularly in Year 6 and 11), Attendance figures and exclusion data. This year we have had no nationally comparable educational outcomes. In addition, our schools for a lengthy period of time have not been open to all year groups, so comparisons of attendance and exclusions are difficult to make, between one year and another.

One could argue that the best ‘Outcome’ that all our schools contributed to was to enable our students on  FSM to be fed properly, with all our schools involved in a variety of methods of providing food for children, all of which is very much at the heart of the Trust’s mission to provide for the public good.

All our PP statements and materials will have been reviewed, but this year they will not have been fully evaluated for obvious reasons. Each school will produce a new 2020-21 PP statement of action, which in all probability will be mainly based on the 2019-20 version.

Last year the DCEO Secondary completed a detailed summary of PP spending which was shared at Directors. This document indicated what proportion of monies was spent on particular areas, spending on additional staffing being the highest commitment. All our Headteachers are aware of the Educational Endowment Foundation Guide to the Pupil Premium. This highlights that spending should be spent in three areas: –

  1. First quality teaching
  2. Targeted academic support
  3. Wider strategies (To support with behaviour, attendance, welfare and other areas)

We feel reassured that all our PP spending follows our core values. Clearly on return to full reopening in September, Head teachers have utilised some of this money and spent some reserves to provide some additionality for all students, but particularly PP children These are some of the areas where we have looked to support all our children: –

  • Additional laptops, much funded through the national scheme
  • Food vouchers
  • Additional counselling
  • Additional support for Remote Learning
  • Home tutoring
  • Additional attendance support
  • More home visits

This is not an exhaustive list. However, to conclude all our Heads and Executive Headteachers have shown a great commitment to PP children throughout this period in the nation’s history




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