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Endeavour Academy

MacIntyre Academies

Pupil Premium Impact 2015/16

The impact of Pupil Premium 2015/16 

Outcome Chosen Approach Impact Lessons Learnt Cost
Increase of positive interaction Group Music Therapy Some students increased time from 5 minutes to 30 minutes, thus huge increase in engagement Group session beneficial for all students re peer interaction however, students are less anxious and needs better met when sessions are smaller group or individual  £1800
Improvement in numeracy skills Numicon resources and staff training Staff introduced to numicon as part of a numeracy strategy. Some impact on data evident Numicon is accessible to all students, however more targeted, individualised approach needed. Some students responded very well as seen in data results. £1020
Increase in acceptance of new experiences Enrichment activities Swimming – water confidence and personal water skills have shown great improvement. Horse-riding – therapeutic as well as postural, Occupational therapy targets, posture confidence and personal water skills have shown great improvement. Horse-riding – therapeutic as well as postural, Occupational therapy targets, posture Clear planning to be put in place to track impact across the terms £2600
Improvement in communication skills PECS training for staff Increase in numbers of students using and accessing PECS transference of skills to EH Target specific groups and staff initially £2500
Improvement in individual communication skills AAC devices to support communic ation Trial of using devices across education in determining what approach ‘voice’ works better with our students More staff training required for consistency of use and expectation £2500
Increase in physical activity and enrichment Yoga Increased stamina, strength in core muscle groups and ability to relax. Introduction to mindfulness Small group session works better for our students with more individualised approach £1250
Sensory Regulation Sensory Resources to meet individual needs Increase in ability of students to self-regulate, reduction in anxieties and decrease in incidents Agreed specific strategies to meet needs of each individual with clear tracking system in place to record progress £1500
Whole school enrichment activities Visiting professionals All students accessed at least one event (concert, art and craft, drumming workshop) Clear preparation for students needed in accessing. Offering of individual, small group as well as whole school sessions £2400
TOTAL       £15,570