Pupil premium is allocated to schools to provide additional support to those students who qualify for free school meals; are service children or children who have been looked after continuously for more than 6 months.
Pupil Premium Strategy 2017-18
Hednesford Valley High pupil premium grant allocation for 2017-18 is £65,750.
The main barriers to the educational achievement faced by eligible students at the school are:-
- Low levels of literacy
- Low levels of numeracy
- Maintain good attendance
- To develop and implement a student mentor/buddy scheme across the school to support emotional well being.
How Pupil Premium money will be spent to address barriers above:-
- Reading intervention project with targeted students due to low literacy levels.
- To support MLD learners for the linear course of GCSE-mock exams, practice exam questions regularly, revision lessons and packs to go home.
- Monitor ASD boys in KS3 English – to monitor progress and ensure problem solving opportunities are developed.
- FSM students in Maths to make better progress in KS4 -groups identified early, regular monitoring and review progress made. Development of teaching maths outside of the classroom in the local community.
- Early identification of students with mental health using the Early Help Referral forms to action early intervention, to support mental well-being.
- Every Child Matters Co-ordinator to carry out Safe and Well checks and work with parents/carers and agencies to support good attendance, to enable students to achieve better outcomes.
- Staff member to be identified to implement the strategies for student mentor/buddy scheme and embed the culture within the school environment .
The impact of Pupil Premium will be measured using outcomes of data by the Every Child Matters Co-ordinator in September 2018.
Pupil Premium Reports