What is the Pupil Premium?
The Pupil Premium is additional funding provided to schools to raise attainment and close the gap between disadvantaged pupils/students and their peers. “ Disadvantaged” is a term used by the government and Ofsted and refers to:
- Children who have received free school meals at any time in the last six years (Ever 6 FSM)
- Children who currently receive free school meals (FSM)
- Children who are looked after by the state (CLA)
- Children who have been adopted or left care
Each primary pupil who is in receipt of Free school meals or Ever 6 FSM : £1,300 (rising to £1,320 in 2015-16)
Each child who is looked after (CLA) or has been previously looked after £1900