The Pupil Premium was introduced in 2011 and is paid by means of a specific grant for those pupils registered as eligible for Free School Meals in reception to Year 11 or those who are looked after by the Local Authority. A premium was also introduced for children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces. The Pupil Premium gives schools extra funding to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils from reception to year 11 and is allocated to:
In the 2020 to 2021 financial year, funding for the pupil premium is:
The Pupil Premium funding will be used to:
We will ensure that the additional funding reaches the pupils who need it most and that it makes a significant impact on their education and lives.
The Headteacher and Governing Body have agreed a policy for Pupil Premium to guide the use of funding and to ensure it represents value for money. This can be viewed below.
The school contact is Mr R Killeen (Assistant Headteacher) who can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org