What is Pupil Premium?

Pupil Premium was introduced by the government in 2011-2012 as an additional contribution to main school funding in order for schools to,

“The pupil premium grant is funding to improve educational outcomes for disadvantaged pupils in state-funded schools in England. In the financial year 2023-24, pupil premium spending will increase to almost £2.9 billion”.
DfE September 2023

The Pupil Premium is allocated to children from low-income families who are currently known to be eligible for free school meals (FSM) and children who have been looked after continuously for more than six months. A premium has also been introduced for children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces. Pupil Premium funding was extended in 2012-2013 to include funding for children who have been eligible for free school meals (FSM) at any point in the last 6 years (Ever6).

For the 2023-2024 academic year, Pupil Premium funding is £1,455 per child.

Please click the link below for more information on our pupil premium funding:

Pupil Premium 2021-2022

Pupil Premium 2022 2023

Pupil Premium Strategy 2023 2024

If you would like further information about the Pupil Premium or think your child may be eligible then please contact the school office.