The Pupil Premium Grant was introduced by the government in April 2011. The Pupil Premium Grant, which is an addition to main school funding, is allocated to schools to work with students who have been registered for Free School Meals in the last six years, also students that have been in the care of the local authority and to children of service personnel.
The Government believes that this targeted funding is the best way to help tackle any underlying disadvantages and inadequacies that exist between this group of students and their peers.
The aim is raise attainment for disadvantaged student by providing a range of learning opportunities that enable these students to reach their full potential regardless of the circumstances that would otherwise impede their progress.
The Pupil Premium Grant has a number of wider aims:
This is the link to our latest Pupil Premium Strategy (2021-2024) . We hope you find this document useful. If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact the school.