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Pupil Premium

What is Pupil Premium Funding?


The pupil premium is a Government initiative that provides additional funding for the following groups of pupils;


· Disadvantaged pupils -Free School Meals ‘Ever 6’ - This includes all pupils entitled to Free School Meals (FSM), currently or at any time in the previous 6 years. National levels of attainment have been lower for FSM pupils and the purpose of funding is to reduce the gap.


· Service Family Pupils – This applies to pupils who have a parent serving in the armed forces currently or in the previous 3 years. The funding is not about deprivation, but about the potential social and emotional needs of service life impacting on pupils’ wellbeing and progress.


· Children in Care – This applies to children who are ‘looked after’ by the local authority and those who have been adopted.


How to Access Pupil Premium Funding


Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.

 Children whose families are eligible for Pupil Premium funding can access further financial support from school to help towards payment for:

School Visits/Residentials


Extra Curricular Clubs

Please see the link attached or complete the form attached and take to the school office.

Pupil Premium Form

Please apply online for Free School Meals: