Statutory Information

The Secretary of State for Education has, from September 2012, instructed all schools to display certain items of information on their websites.  Some of this information is duplicated in other areas of the website, but in summary, the information is shown below.

Name and Address

See Contact Us Page

 

Admissions arrangements

Link to view our Admissions Policy

Charging and Remissions Policy

The Dorset Studio School Charging and Remissions Policy can be found here.

Key Stage 4 Results 2017

Total number of pupils: 34
% of pupils achieving a ‘C’ grade or above English 62
% of pupils achieving a ‘C’ grade or above in Mathematics 50
Progress 8 Score Validated data will be published by the DfE in October / November
Attainment 8 Score Validated data will be published by the DfE in October / November
% of pupil entered for EBacc 0 (students are not required to study all components of the EBacc)
% of pupils achieving the EBacc 0 (students are not required to study all components of the EBacc)

 

Curriculum

Full information regarding the curriculum on offer to students is available in the Curriculum area of this website, including a summary of courses pre 16 and post 16 and other information relevant to each subject area.

Pupil Premium

  • Eligible for and in receipt of Free School Meals, or have been in the last 6 years
  • Looked after children
  • Children of members of HM Armed Services

Full information regarding Pupil Premium is available in the Information area of the website.

Income 2016/17    the school received £26,397.

Objectives in spending PPG

  • To ensure that all students make sufficient progress in English and Maths
  • To enable all students to access trips and extra-curricular activities such as Duke of Edinburgh Scheme
  • To enable all students to attend school

 

Summary of spending and actions taken

  • Spending for all year groups has concentrated on specific support for making extra-curricular activities accessible to all.
  • Intervention in maths and English has been offered where there has been an identified need using the half-termly assessment and progress data. Additional sofware has been purchased to imrpove reading and specific staff trained.
  • Additional English intervention was implemented for a looked after student, as identified in the PEP. The primary aim of these sessions were to increase confidence in the subject and consolidate the learning from lessons to achieve GCSE grade.
  • All students with pupil premium funding have had trips and uniform subsidised. Some students have also had their transport costs subsidised, either by £400 or £950, according to need.
  • £150 per student has been used for specialised equipment or resources. This includes specialist resources for the classroom and lessons such as books for reading, revision guides and calculators.

Outcomes 

Year 9 deprivation analysis Summer 2017

PROGRESS 8

Low Middle High
NPP PP NPP PP NPP PP
Cohort 32 2 28 6 33 1
School -0.59 +0.14 -0.59 -0.37 -0.51 -1.86
Internal Gap +0.73 +0.22 -1.35
National 0.00 0.19 0.00 0.14 0.00 0.07
Difference -0.59 -0.05 -0.5 -0.51 -0.51 -1.93

Year 10 deprivation analysis Summer 2017

PROGRESS 8

Low Middle High
NPP PP NPP PP NPP PP
Cohort 50 5 48 7 54 1
School             0.06            1.14 0.31 0.13 0.19 -1.75
Internal Gap +1.08 +0.18 -1.94
National 0.00 0.19 0.00 0.14 0.00 0.07
Difference -0.06 +0.95 -0.31 +0.01 -0.19 -1.68

Year 11 deprivation analysis Summer 2017

PROGRESS 8

Low Middle High
NPP PP NPP PP NPP PP
Cohort 33 2 28 7 33 2
School -0.5 0.08 -0.45 -0.53 -0.44 -0.82
Internal Gap +0.58 -0.08 -0.38
National 0.00 0.19 0.00 0.14 0.00 0.07
Difference -0.5 +0.11 -0.45 -0.67 -0.44 -0.89

Pupil Premium spend 2016/17

Small group intervention for English and Maths; TA support in core subjects £11,391 To improve progress and confidence in English and Maths. Objective met: evidence collected via discussion with students and scrutiny of work.

Use of intervention in higher ability groups has allowed these groups to be challenged and develop their learning further.

1 to 1 intervention for high attaining disadvantaged year 11 student, in preparation for GCSE’s.

Duke of Edinburgh award scheme £300 To enable equal access to participation in the scheme. Successful attainment of Bronze award for 4students in year 10.

 

Equipment/Resources £3210 To provide resources to support learning. Specialist equipment such as reader pens to assist students that have reading difficulties to access material.

Revision guides purchased for all pupil premium students.

Arrow software and training £2580 to enhance reading

Transport £1902 To assist families with transport costs to ensure attendance. Students receiving transport support attend school.
Trips £1120 To enable equal access to participation in school trips. All students receiving pupil premium funding accessed all school trips.
Uniform £1550 To assist families with uniform costs. All students conforming to uniform dress code.
External Providers £4675 Alternative provision provider.

Future plans for expenditure in 2017/18:

  • Targeted interventions where required.
  • Revision guides for year 9 & 10
  • Training for a specialist maths Trainee Teacher
  • Funding for trips
  • Funding for Duke of Edinburgh Scheme
  • Equipment, uniform and classroom resources

Behaviour Policy

Link to view our Behaviour Policy

 

Special Educational Needs

Link to view our SEND policy 

Safeguarding

Link to view our Child Protection Policy September 2016

Link to view the Dfe document: Keeping Children Safe in Education 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dorset Studio School, Kingston Maurward, Dorchester, Dorset DT2 8PX
Call 01305 215028. Our office is open 9 - 4.30pm Monday to Friday

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