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The Pupil Premium Funding


The Pupil Premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and to "close the gap" between them and their peers.  It was introduced in April 2011.  


In the Spring Term of 2019, the school commissioned a review of its use of the Pupil Premium funding and were delighted with the outcomes.


Children currently eligible to receive Pupil Premium funding are:


  • Pupils in year groups EYFS (Early Years Foundation Stage) to Year 6 - recorded as "Ever 6;"
  • Looked after children (LAC) defined in the Children Act 1989 as children who are in the care of or provided with accommodation by an English local authority;
  • Children who have ceased to be looked after by a local authority in England and Wales because of adoption, a special guardianship order, a child arrangement order or a residence order;
  • Pupils in year groups Reception to Year 11 recorded as an Ever 6 service child or somebody in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence. 


Headteachers and governors are responsible for deciding how to best allocate the funds and the progress and outcomes of pupils that receive this funding is closely monitored and tracked to ensure that we are working to close the gap between these pupils and all other pupils.  


Please find, on this page, details of our spending strategy and a review of the previous year's spending impact.  


The lead for Pupil Premium is Mrs Pigram (along with the senior management team) and the governor with responsibility for pupil premium is Heather Faulkner.


Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.


The Pupil Premium provision is reviewed annually in the Autumn Term.  The data and the development plan are also reviewed termly.  


The next full internal review is due at the start of the Spring Term, 2020.