The government provides Pupil Premium funding for schools in relation to the number of pupils on roll who:
From April 2014, funding will also include pupils who:
The rate in 2018/19 is £1320 per pupil.
Schools are free to decide how best to spend this funding in order to support the learning of the target group of pupils and to close the attainment gap between these and other pupils.
Pupil Premium strategy is reviewed annually