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 2021-2022 and Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2022-2023

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: 1 - 2017-2018 Strategy Statement

PDF: 2 - 2017-2018 Funding Review

PDF: 3 - 2018-2019 Strategy Statement

PDF: 4 - 2018-2019 Funding Review

PDF: 5 - 2019-2020 Strategy Statement

PDF: 6 - 2019-2020 Funding Review

PDF: 7 - 2020-2021 Strategy Statement

PDF: 8 - 2020-2021 Evaluation and 2021-2022 Strategy Statement

PDF: 9 - 2021-2022 Evaluation and 2022-2023 Strategy Statement

PDF: pupil premium strategy statement 2023-24