Pupil premium

Pupil Premium

 

 

The government provides Pupil Premium funding for schools in relation to the number of pupils on roll who:

  • Are in receipt of a free school meal
  • Have been in receipt of a free school meals at any point in the last six years
  • Are from a Service family
  • Are in Local Authority care

From April 2014, funding will also include pupils who:

  • Have been adopted from  Local Authority Care
  • Are subject to Special Guardianship arrangements

The rate in 2016/17  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.