Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant, PE and Sport Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.
The pupil premium gives schools extra funding to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils from reception to year 11.
The DfE introduced a fund of £625 million in April 2011 to give schools £400 per year for children who:
From April 2012, the DfE extended pupil premium funding to children eligible for free school meals at any point in the past 6 years. For the 2015 to 2016 financial year, funding for the pupil premium has increased to £2.545 billion. Schools will receive:
School accountability for the pupil premium
The pupil premium is paid to schools as they are best placed to assess what additional provision their pupils need.
Ofsted inspections report on how schools’ use of the funding affects the attainment of their disadvantaged pupils.
The DfE also hold schools to account through performance tables, which include data on: