The Pupil Premium (PP) is additional funding given to schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the achievement gap between them and their peers. The funding is available to the following groups of students:
The school receives quarterly funding for each of the groups of students in varying amounts, which must be used to support students or take away financial barriers that could be hindering their progress within school. The government expects the school to track each of the student’s progress and how the funding is being spent.
We will continue to use the Pupil Premium funding to support students to raise standards and attainment. The funding has been used in a number of different areas, including but not limited to:
Please have a look at our Pupil Premium Report for a more detailed analysis of how we spend our Pupil Premium. (See document section)
If your son/daughter does not have Free School Meals, but may be eligible because of your family's income level, please contact us (in confidence) to register his/her. Even if you do not wish her to have the meals, the school could still claim Pupil Premium funding that may be used to help your child.
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What is Catch-Up Premium
The literacy and numeracy ‘Catch-Up Premium’ gives schools additional funding to support Year 7 pupils who did not achieve the expeted standard (ie a score of 100 or more) in reading and/or maths at the end of Key Stage 2 (KS2). Our funding for 2015/16 is £18,500.
Please have a look at our Catch-Up Premium Report for a more detailed analysis of how we spend our allocation. (See document section)