What is Pupil Premium?

The pupil premium was introduced in April 2011 and is allocated to schools to work with pupils who have been registered for free school meals at any point in the last six years (known as ‘Ever 6 FSM’). The government believes that the pupil premium, which is additional to main school funding, is the best way to address the current underlying inequalities between children eligible for free school meals (FSM) and their peers by ensuring that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the pupils who need it most.
The school will also receive funding for children who have been looked after continuously for more than six months, and children of service personnel.
The government believes that head teachers and school leaders should decide how to use the pupil premium. They are held accountable for the decisions they make through:

Pupil Premium Review 2018-2019

Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2019-2020

We have a governor who takes specific interest and monitors pupil premium spending in the school - Mr Damien Greenhalgh he says
"Our school and I are passionate about ensuring that all our students have an equal opportunity to make good progress. We will continue to make good use of the Pupil Premium Grant to help us achieve this."

PDF: PP-strategy statement 2018-2019

PDF: PP funding review 2017-2018

PDF: Pupil Premium 2011-2012

PDF: Pupil Premium 2012-2013

PDF: Pupil Premium 2013-2014

PDF: Pupil Premium 2014-2015

PDF: Pupil Premium 2015-2016

PDF: Pupil Premium Strategy 2016-2017

PDF: Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2017-2018