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Pupil Premium

The Pupil Premium is an allocation of additional government funding provided to schools to support specific groups of children who are vulnerable to underachievement.

Funding is received for each eligible pupil each year, this  is used by our school in a variety of ways in order to provide support, experiences and opportunities which improve attainment and progress and to help overcome barriers to learning.

We know that children learn best when they are happy, secure, confident, valued, and fully included in school life. Our use of pupil premium funding takes account of these wider considerations. We believe that raising standards is best achieved by ensuring that children have reasonable access to all that our school has to offer. 

In this current academic year (2023-2024) we expect to receive £96,935.10 in Recovery Premium and Pupil Premium Funding, £7,685 of which is Recovery Premium

Please see our Pupil Premium Strategy which details how our funding will be spent in the academic year 2023 - 24.

We received £74,945 in Pupil Premium in the Year 2022- 23.

Pupil Premium Strategy and Impact Statement:

Our Pupil Premium Strategy is reviewed annually at the end of each academic year (July 2023). Please see the Review of expenditure section of the Pupil Premium Strategy report for the 2022-23 Impact Statement.

Pupil Premium – Is Your Child Eligible?

‘The Pupil Premium’ – Individual funding that could have a measurable impact on your child’s education.  

In order to receive ‘The Pupil Premium’ a parent/carer must be claiming one of the following benefits:

  • Income Support
  • Income-Related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income-Based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit (but no Working Tax Credit is being received by the claimant or his/her partner and the combined annual income as assessed by HMIR on a TC602 form is not above £16,190)
  • The Guaranteed Element of Pension Tax Credit.
  • Asylum Seeker under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

This funding is also available to children for the following reasons:

  • They have been adopted
  • A parent is serving in the regular armed forces.
  • A parent has served in the regular armed forces in the last 3 years.
  • A parent has died while serving in the armed forces and the pupil is in receipt of a pension under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) and the War Pensions Scheme (WPS)

If you think that you are eligible to apply, or if you are not sure, please contact the school office in confidence.

This funding allows schools to offer a range of extra provision to all eligible children. This provision is entirely based on individual children’s needs and will be provided to enhance their progress and learning experiences.

At a time when school budgets are very challenging, this funding will make a measurable impact on your child. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to help us make that difference.

Those pupils already receiving pupil premium funding will continue to do so without the need to reapply.