The Pupil Premium provides additional funding on top of the main funding a school receives. It is targeted at pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds to ensure they benefit from the same opportunities as pupils from less deprived families.
In the 2023-24 financial year, schools will receive £1,455 for each primary aged child registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last six years. Schools also receive £2,530 for each looked after child at their school.
It is for schools to decide how to spend Pupil Premium funding since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for each pupil. Schools have a duty to report how they use Pupil Premium allocation each year.
For more information about how the government allocate funding please click on the link below.
Catch Up Funding
The government has announced £1 billion of funding to support children and young people to catch up. This includes a one-off universal £650 million catch-up premium to ensure that schools have the support they need to help all pupils make up for lost teaching time.
School will use this funding for specific activities to support our pupils to catch up for lost teaching and learning over the previous months.
Schools have the flexibility to spend their funding in the best way for their cohort and circumstances.
The Governing Body have approved the following plan for spending and will monitor the impact and effectiveness of the measures implemented throughout the course of the year.