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EFFECTIVE USE OF THE PUPIL PREMIUM: PLAN, ASSESS, MONITOR AND EVALUATE THE IMPACT

ISBN: 9781907567759
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Benefits
This eBook will enable you to:

recognise which pupils are eligible and what support they would benefit from
review and select appropriate interventions
assess and evaluate the effectiveness of interventions
look beyond interventions to more fundamental issues such as improving the quality of teaching throughout the school
gain insight into how Ofsted will look at your management of pupil premium funding.
Summary of contents
This guide will show you how to:

identify the support your eligible pupils
work out what goals your are trying to achieve with your funding
evaluate the effectiveness of interventions and broader school improvement measures
provide evidence of impact for Ofsted.
This guide includes:

guidance on tailoring support to different pupils
list of questions to evaluate your context
DIY evaluation guide
list of questions Ofsted are likely to ask
• Ofsted planning and evaluation outline.

Chapter breakdown
Section 1: Introduction
Understand what is meant by pupil premium and consider its importance in your school context.

This section will equip you to:

understand what is meant by pupil premium and how it came about
consider what it means for you in your school.
Section 2: Identifying needs and setting goals
An overview of how to identify which pupils are your target group and set appropriate goals for their progress and achievement.

This section will enable you to:

identify eligible pupils
tackle under-registration for FSM
use data to work out appropriate goals for your work.
Section 3: Matching needs and interventions
An overview of how to identify pupils’ needs and match them with appropriate interventions.

This section will enable you to:

identify the specific needs experienced by your target pupils
appreciate that very different types of support may be needed for different groups, for instance pupils with EAL will need different support from those for whom attendance is an issue, or for those who are struggling with numeracy
put appropriate provision in place.
Section 4: Looking beyond interventions
An overview of what broader measures you could consider investing in to support progress of FSM pupils.

This section will enable you to:

consider broader measures which may be beneficial to your pupils
plan a long-term process for pupils to progress through their school career
plan for different levels of support
think about improving the quality of teaching across the school.
Section 5: Evaluating the impact and cost-effectiveness
An overview of how to evaluate and demonstrate the impact and cost-effectiveness of the interventions you have put in place with pupil premium funding.

This section will enable you to:

understand what is involved in evaluation
identify which types of evidence will be most useful to evaluate different types of intervention
know how to demonstrate your evaluation.
Section 6: Roles and responsibilities
An overview of who is responsible for what aspects of planning pupil premium spend.

This section will enable you to specify the particular responsibilities of the following people:

whole-school staff
leadership team
governors.
Section 7: How Ofsted will inspect the pupil premium
An overview of the sorts of things you should expect Ofsted to be looking at and ideas for evidence to share with them.

This section will enable you to:

consider the areas you should expect Ofsted to ask about
show how you have planned and evaluated your pupil premium spend.

Additional information
Products specifications
Author LOIC MENZIES
Pub Date 2013-06
Binding eBook