What is Pupil Premium?
Pupil Premium is a Government initiative that provides extra money for pupils in school who are entitled to Free School Meals, Looked After Children and service children. The Government believes that Pupil Premium is the best way to support all children by providing schools with additional funding to narrow attainment gaps between groups of pupils.
What is available from the Pupil Premium package?
- Dedicated Pupil Premium mentor
- £30 annual uniform grant
- Reduced cost of Extra-curricular clubs, such as football, tennis and judo (subject to availability)
- Inter-school sports events and outdoor activities
- Reduced cost of educational visits
- Reduced cost of Year 4 residential trip
- Breakfast Clubs
- Daily drink of milk
- Relax Kids
- One to one tuition and mentors for specific pupils
- Small intervention groups
- Intervention programmes and resources, including Spellodrome, Numicon and Talk Boost
Who can apply?
To qualify for Pupil Premium you must be in receipt of one or more of the following benefits:
- Income Support
- Job Seekers Allowance – Income Based
- Employment and Support Allowance – Income Relate
- Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
- Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
- Child Tax Credit, not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income that does not exceed £16,190
- The child was adopted from care on or after 30 December 2005, or left care under a Special Guardianship Order on or after the same date or left care under a Residence Order on or after 14 October 1991.
For more information on how to apply for the Pupil Premium package, please contact the school office.