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Pupil Premium Funding

Pupil Premium


Your child could benefit from £1300 extra funding per year with pupil premium.

The pupil premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close any attainment gap between them and their peers. 


Is your child eligible?

DID YOU KNOW – That by applying for pupil premium you are helping the school receive additional funding; per pupil, this us currently £1300! This income is fed directly into your child’s learning programme. By applying and being eligible, your child will benefit tremendously from these additional funds received by the school.


Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Funding and how we use this money to benefit our children.


How do I know if I’m eligible?


Your child will be eligible if you receive any of the following benefits:

  • Universal credit (provided you have a net income of £7400 or less)
  • Income support
  • Income-based jobseekers’ allowance
  • Income-related employment and support allowance
  • Support under Part IV of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guaranteed element of state pension credit
  • Child tax credit, provided that you are not also entitled to working tax credit and have an annual gross income of £16,190 or less
  • Children who are or have been in care, and children who have a parent who is or was in the armed forces, are also entitled to pupil premium.


Why should you apply?

  • You can get a discount on school trips
  • You can get support with school uniform
  • Your child gets Free After School Clubs  


How else do we spend the money?

  • Extra small-group support for children within the classroom.
  • Running catch-up sessions before or after school
  • Contribution towards the payment of educational trips and visits
  • Paying for additional help such as 'Thrive' interventions


I think I’m eligible, what do I do now?

It’s really straightforward. Go to this website and fill out the form:

If you haven’t got access to a computer or not sure what to do, pop into school and we’ll help you.

Pupil Premium Strategy to support disadvantaged pupils