Governor PP training - overall presentation – 20th June

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Friday 20th June
Cheshire East Education Partnership
(CEEP):
GOVERNOR
TRAINING :
Pupil Premium
Welcome to All
‘EEF/Sutton Trust’
Today’s trainers .....
Mark Bayley : Corporate Manager, Standards & Learning
Kevin Harrison : Cheshire East PP Secondary Champion
Joanne Ashcroft : Part of Primary PP Management Team
supporting the primary sector.
‘Sharing what we do well, learning together’
How would you RAG rate your PP knowledge
and expertise as a Governor ?
John Dunford Conference : 6th Feb.
Key Messages .....
 “Today schooling needs to be much more about ways of
thinking, involving creativity, critical thinking, problemsolving and decision-making.”
 ‘Pakeman found the challenges for improving outcomes
for disadvantaged pupils are varied and there is no “one
size fits all”. So they took a multi-strand approach
together with rigorous tracking and assessment
procedures so any gaps in pupils’ learning are quickly
identified and addressed .’
 Relentless focus – even when lying in the bath .......
Today’s Agenda ......
5 key themes to be covered during the training:
a. Management and key characteristics of Pupil Premium.
b. An overview of current & proposed PP initiatives across
Cheshire East Schools – Primary & Secondary.
c. Supporting Governors to monitor PP within the school.
Coffee break / Networking
a. Governors involvement in external monitoring PP work
across the school.
e. Small Group sessions – specific Q&A.
Please take the opportunity to ask questions during
this training session – ‘breaks in learning’
Delegate Packs & Resources
Presentations from Today
http://www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/schools/education_partnership.aspx
PP Awards : Primary
 2014 Primary Regional Winners
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Park Junior School, Shirebrook, East Midlands
Queens Park Academy, Bedford, East of England
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School, Holborn. London
St Francis CofE (Aided) Junior School, Newton Aycliffe, N.East
All Saints C.E. Primary School, Whitefield ,North West
Slough Islamic Primary School, Slough, South East
Morice Town Primary School, Plymouth, South West
Flax Hill Junior Academy, Tamworth, West Midlands
St Andrews CE Primary School (VA), Hull, Yorkshire & Humber
PP Awards : Secondary
 2014 Secondary Regional Winners
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De Lisle College, Loughborough East Midlands
Goffs School, Cheshunt, East of England
St Thomas More Catholic School, Wood Green. London
Bishop Barrington School, Bishop Auckland, N.East
Millfield Sc & PA College, Thornton, North West
Wilmington Academy, Dartford, South East
West Axe Tech College, Exeter, South West
Ormiston Sir S Matthews Academy, Stoke, West Midlands
South Hunsley School, Melton, Yorkshire & Humber
The management and key
characteristics of Pupil Premium
Top 8 PP FACTS for Governors:
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How is PP calculated and who for
Website information required
Named PP leads
PP Action Plan
Key interventions
How is money allocated
Ofsted expectations
Overall Evaluation
The management and key
characteristics of Pupil Premium
Self-review questions for governing bodies:
 Have you considered research and reports about
what works to inform your decisions about how to
spend the Pupil Premium? Use of EEF ?
 Do you know how much money is allocated to the
school for the Pupil Premium? Is this identified in
your budget planning?
 Is there a clearly understood rationale for how this
money is spent and what it should achieve?
 Is this communicated to all stakeholders including
parents?
EEF Toolkit
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The management and key
characteristics of Pupil Premium
Self-review questions for governing bodies:
 What improvements has the PP allocation brought
about? How is this measured and reported?
 Can you isolate PP spending from the rest of the
budget and ascertain what difference it is making?
 Do you know whether leaders and managers are
checking that the strategies are working?
 Will you know and be able to intervene quickly if
outcomes are not improving in the way you want
them to?
Summary of key themes based
upon PP monitoring :
5 key themes:
Where would you judge your school against
these themes ?
Secondary Learning .......
School Development Plans
Specific Pupil Premium targets
Costed intervention strategies
Staff responsible
Intended impact
Forecast outcomes
Secondary Learning .......
Efficient use of Data
 School wide understanding of data
 Classroom use of data
 Creating practical ways to measure progress
 Demonstrating the impact of PP spending
Secondary Learning .......
Improving the quality of teaching and
learning
Identifying Pupil Premium champions
Drilling down to classroom level
Training middle managers
Secondary Learning .......
Deployment of staff
Teachers of PP pupils – in-class, small
groups
Maths and English
Use of identified SLEs
Creating PP posts
Training HLTAs and TAs
Secondary Learning .......
Re-structuring of staff roles
 Separation of pastoral and academic roles
 Identification of Pupil Premium Managers
 PP targets in Performance Management
 Responsibilities linked to Upper Pay Spine
 PP Responsibility for small numbers
Feedback, Issues and comments
John Dunford :Key Messages
Pupil Premium: the gap in 2013
 The gap gets wider as pupils get older:
– 19% gap (60%: 79%) in level 4 at 11
– 27% gap (38%: 65%) in 5A-CsEM at 16
 Big variations between schools and between LAs
– Level 4 gap: Newham 4%; Warrington 14%; Cheshire East 19%;
Cheshire West 24%
– GCSE gap: London under 20%; Warrington 30%; Cheshire West 33%;
Cheshire East 38%
– Attainment of PP pupils
• Level 4: Camden 79%; Warrington 69%; Cheshire East 64%; Cheshire
West 59%
• GCSE: Tower Hamlets 63%; Warrington 41%; Cheshire West 37%;
Cheshire East 31%
 Cheshire East is 140th out of 150 LAs for PP learners at KS4
The Priority had to be at Key Stage 4 and working across all our
Secondary Schools
So what has happened in our
Secondary Schools since February ?
 Regular and structured visits to ALL Secondaries by
Kevin Harrison based upon specific areas of need.
 Establishment of PP Network meetings – SMT leads and
Governors. Next meeting 9th June.
 Establishment of Data Managers Meetings – focus on
tracking PP learners.
 Establishment of PP reviews – 2 day review using
external NLEs as identified by National College.
 A range of Pilot projects – Maths Catch Up, PIXL,
 Collection of predicted data for current Year 10 and 11.
 CAMHS Pilot project – dedicated CAMHS staff working in
targeted schools – primary and secondary.
PP Work across Primary Schools:
The Aspirer Teaching Alliance
 Commission led by Ash Grove Academy –
Executive Principal Kevin Simpson.
 8 Primary Schools across CE
 2 Secondary Schools
 LA
 Edge Hill University
 IOE - London
Why Aspirer ?
 Pupil premium was a major factor in the initial bid
which led us to talks with the LA about helping
coordinate the project.
 Ash Grove has 80% ever 6 children across the
school.
 Been on a journey to ensure PP children make
maximum progress.
 Now PP outperform non PP children in every year
group.
 Kevin’s philosophy is that even though he has a lot
of children in receipt of PP, many of the strategies
they use can be used on much smaller scales.
The Offer ..... 1 : 1 sessions
 Each school will have the opportunity to request
half a day of focused audit, discussion and action
planning around the use of PP money in their
school.
These reviews will be led by:
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Kevin Simpson – Ash Grove - Macclesfield
Caron Corden – Parkroyal - Macclesfield
Sandie Isherwood – Marlfields – Congleton
Jo Ashcroft – Wilmslow Grange – Wilmslow
The Offer ..... Hubs
 Hubs will be theme based (based on the needs of the school)
and will meet once every half term. The Pupil Premium
Champion will be the representative at these meetings.
 The themes may change and evolve over the year
 There will be a focus on innovation and action research –
impact
How will the hubs run? – Approximately 1½ hours
 Session 1 – Feedback from all members of the group
 Session 2 - New research and learning
 Session 3 – Individual action plans to run back at school
 SPECIFIC HUB FOCUSED UPON PP GOVERNORS :
TUESDAY 8th JULY – 6.00 – 7.30 pm at Chimney House Hotel.
The Offer .... CPD
We will run CPD sessions across the year linked to the
key priorities set by schools.
Themes might include:
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ECAR and literacy based interventions
Maths recovery
Good to Outstanding teaching and learning
Developing social and emotional competencies
Collaborative learning
TEEP
Raising aspirations
Feedback
Feedback, issues and comments
PP monitoring & accountability :
Governors
John Dunford : 5 Questions Governors Need to Ask
1. Do we know where our achievement gaps are in our
school ?
2. Do we ALL know who our PP learners are and know
how the school is monitoring their progress ?
3. Have we accessed the evidence of what works to
accelerate disadvantaged pupils’ progress ?
4. How are we planning and targeting activities for PP
learners ?
5. How will we know our activities are having an impact ?
( What evidence are we gathering for Ofsted ?)
PP Governor / External Monitoring :
Question & Answer session
3 Questions covered :
Typical of questions to PP Governors by
Ofsted / external review by NLE.
What is the quality of the answers given ?
What answers/ evidence would you use ?
Supporting Governors to monitor
PP within the school
Undertaking an internal PP monitoring review :
 Ensures detailed analysis of PP Action Plan.
 Allows PP Governor to consider the collective
ownership of PP throughout the school.
 Generates clear evidence of the impact of PP
interventions.
 Allows you to promote Pupil Voice.
 Allows you to feedback to all governors on all
aspects of PP work throughout the school.
Proposed methodology that PP Governors could follow
Feedback, issues and comments
Governors involvement in external
monitoring PP work across the school.
 The external PP review process – what does it entail?
 Learning from those reviews undertaken to date :
 The importance of the pre-review documentation
 Ensuring that impact is clearly evidenced for each
intervention
 Having a clear understanding of which strategy/strategies
have had the biggest impact and why
 Not being afraid to repeat the info given in the pre-review
documentation
 The importance of governor training
 To demonstrate impact in the classroom
Q&A Session ......
Proposed three Groups :
Group 1
Those who feel they are well advanced in
terms of PP work in their school.
Group 2
Primary specific issues.
Group 3
Those who are just starting their PP work.
Next Steps .......
What have I gained from today ?
Do I feel I have a clearer understanding of how the
PP programme will work for my school ?
So what will I do next back in school ?
Reminder : 8th July – Initial PP Governor Hub meeting.
EVALUATION FORMS PLEASE
and finally .....

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