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Pupil Premium

This page provides information on the schools allocated pupil premium funding over the last academic and how we have spent it.

What is the pupil premium?

The Pupil Premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and to close the gaps between them and their peers.

Pupil premium funding is available to:

  • local authority maintained schools, including: 
    • Special schools 
    • Pupil referral units
  • Academies and Free Schools
    • Special Academies
    • Alternative Provision
  • Voluntary sector Alternative Provision
  • Non maintained special schools


Financial Year 2018 to 2019

In the 2018 to 2019 financial year, schools will receive £1,320 for each child registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years.

Schools will also receive £2,300 for each pupil identified in the spring school census as having left local authority care because of 1 of the following:

  • adoption
  • a special guardianship order
  • a child arrangements order
  • a residence order

Service Premium

The service premium is extra funding for schools to support children and young people with parents in the armed forces.  Pupils attract the premium if they meet the following criteria:

  • one of their parents is serving in the regular armed forces
  • they have been registered as a 'service child' in the schools census at any point since 2011
  • one of their parents died while serving in the armed forces and the pupil receives a pension under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme or the War Pensions Scheme.

In the financial year 2018 to 2019, schools will receive £300 for each eligible pupil.

In the financial year 2015 to 2017 the amount received by the school was £50,653
In the financial year 2016 to 2017 the amount received by the school was £47,900
In the financial year 2017 to 2018 the amount received by the school was £50,540
In the financial year 2018 to 2019 the amount received by the school was £66,880

Service Premium: £4,200
Looked After Premium: £4,600
Pupil Premium: £58,080

What does the school spend the pupil premium on?

The school uses the premium to support the following strategies:

  • 1 to 1 or small group tuition for pupils
  • Resourcing curriculum needs
  • Access to Play Therapy and Child Mental Health Services
  • Supporting the costs of school trips

Please click this link to access a copy of our pupil premium strategy for 2016 to 2017 
Please click on this link to access a copy of our pupil premium strategy for 2017 to 2018