What is pupil premium funding?
Pupil premium is funding to improve education outcomes for disadvantaged pupils in schools in England. Evidence shows that disadvantaged children generally face additional challenges in reaching their potential at school and often do not perform as well as other pupils.
Download the document below for details of our Pupil Premium spending strategy.
Is your child eligible for Pupil Premium?
Your child may be eligible if you receive of one of the following benefits:
Jobseeker's Allowance (Income Based)
Employment Support Allowance (Income Related)
Child Tax Credit (but not Working Tax Credit) and your household annual gross income (as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs) is less than £16,190
Working Tax Credit Run-on – paid for four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
Universal Credit- NB: if you are working, your net income must be less than £7,400 a year (ie: after tax) . This does not include any benefits you get.
Support under part six of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
The guaranteed element of Pension Credit
Should you still apply if your child is in Reception, Year 1 or Year 2? Yes, as it will bring us additional funding. You will also receive supermarket vouchers for the school holidays.
Please collect a form from the office, it will only take a few minutes to fill out and will make all the difference to the funding of the school.