What is Pupil Premium?
The pupil premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.
Pupil premium funding is available to both mainstream and non-mainstream schools, such as special schools and pupil referral units.
Schools will receive the following funding for each child registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years:
Schools will also receive £2345 for each looked-after pupil who:
The Service Premium is a strand of the Pupil Premium paid to schools in respect of children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces. For 2014-15 schools with service children are receiving £310 for every child listed as a service child in the school census.
Please see below for details of how we will use this additional funding. Please note that this is a working document that may be subject to change over the course of the academic year.