Pupil Premium is additional funding given to schools to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers. It was first introduced in April 2011. Since then the amount schools and academies receive has increased. Schools and academies will receive funding based on the number of pupils who have been eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years.
£1,300 for each eligible primary aged pupil
£1,900 for each Looked After Child
In 2018 progress for disadvantaged pupils in KS2 was significantly above the progress of non-disadvantaged pupils nationally.
The difference in attainment between disadvantaged and non-disadvantaged pupils has diminished over a three year time period.
Disadvantaged pupils in 2018 in this school made the most progress in all areas when compared to other groups of pupils.