Pupil Premium Funding
The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011. The level of the premium set for 2014-15 was £1,300 per pupil for pupils eligible for Free School Meals and pupils who have been eligible for Free School Meals at any point in the last six years (known as the Ever 6 Free School Meals). Looked-after children and eligible pupils who have been adopted from care or leaving care under a special guardianship or residence order were also eligible for an additional £600.
Pupil Premium funding is carefully targeted at the designated children and we are able to identify clearly how the money has been spent and how it will be used in the future.
We also aim to continue to seek ways to encourage parents and carers to apply for free school meals where pride, stigma or changing circumstances act as barriers to its take-up.