Effective Use of the Pupil Premium: Plan, assess, monitor and evaluate the impact

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Effective Use of the Pupil Premium: Plan, assess, monitor and evaluate the impact
RRP£70.80
Offer Price£59.00
Phase: 
Primary, Secondary
ISBN: 
9781907567759
Published: 
Jun 2013

Introduction

Effective Use of the Pupil Premium is part of the Getting to Grips with Series which enables you and your staff to identify who needs support, the nature of that support, to put interventions in place and evaluate their impact.

Only available as an eBook

What is an eBook? An eBook is electronic version of a printed book which can be read on a computer or a specifically designed handheld device. This eBook is in PDF format and can be shared with your colleagues.

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.

Details

Only available as an eBook

What is an eBook? An eBook is electronic version of a printed book which can be read on a computer or a specifically designed handheld device. This eBook is in PDF format and can be shared with your colleagues.

Delivery

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