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Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium: the facts

Introduced in April 2011, the pupil premium is allocated to children who are looked after by the local authority, those who have been eligible for FSM at any point in the last six years (also known as Ever 6 FSM) and for children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces.

The level of premium since 2016-17 is £1320 per primary pupil. From April 2014 children who were 'looked after' attracted a higher rate of funding than children from low-income families - the ‘Pupil Premium Plus’, which is £1,900 per pupil. This was to reflect the unique challenges they face at school where they often struggle to keep up with their peers at both primary and secondary level.  Children who have parents in the armed forces are supported through the service child premium which for is £300 per pupil.

More information on pupil premium can be found here.

Reports which evaluate the spending of our pupil premium funds and the impact achieved as a result can be found below.