Pupil Premium Funding Information
Free School Meals – If you think that your child may be entitled to free school meals please use the online application
An individual request must be made for each of your children.
However, we would kindly ask you to apply for Free School Meals (even if your child is in KS1) as the school will receive additional pupil premium funding should you be entitled if you are in receipt of one or more of the listed benefits:
- Income Support (IS)
- Income Based Jobseekers Allowance (IBJSA)
- The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
- An income-related employment and support allowance
- Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
- Child Tax Credit, provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs) that as of 6 April 2010 does not exceed £16,190
- Working Tax Credit -during the four-week period immediately after your employment ceases, or after you start to work less than 16 hours per week, your children are entitled to free school lunches
- Universal Credit – Please view information on Universal Credit
Pupil Premium is a government funding initiative which aims to ensure that extra money goes to those children who could benefit from it the most. This includes children who have been entitled to free school meals and children who are, or have been at some stage, looked after by the local authority.
Pupil Premium Grant
What is the Pupil Premium Grant?
The Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) was introduced in April 2011 and is allocated to schools to:
- Raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities to reach their potential.
- To support children and young people of parents who are in the regular armed forces.
The allocations are
- Pupils in Reception to Year 6 recorded as Ever 6 FSM (Free School Meals) - £1320.
- Looked-after children (LAC) defined in the Children Act 1989 as one who is in the care of, or provided with accommodation by an English local authority - £2300.
- Pupils in year groups Reception to Year 11 recorded as Ever 6 Service Child or in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence - £300.
Click below for more information about how the PPG is allocated.
Our PPG for 2021/2022 is £26,820 . Click below to see our current Pupil Premium Strategy
The key barriers to learning for children in receipt of the PPG in our school have been identified below