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. To receive the funding the pupil needs to be registered as eligible for free school meals (FSM) at any point in the last 6 years. There is extra funding available for pupils who have left local-authority care as a result of one of the following:
"It is for the schools to decide how the pupil premium is spent, since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils within their responsibility." Source DfE
We are using the additional funding for:
NB: Please refer to the Service Pupil Premium page of the website for information on the Service Pupil Premium Grant.