From the DfE website:
The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and to close the gaps between them and their peers.
In the 2016 to 2017 financial year, schools will receive the following funding for each pupil registered as eligible for free school meals (FSM) at any point in the last 6 years:
- £1,320 for pupils in reception to year 6
Schools will receive £1,900 for any pupil:
- identified in the January 2016 school census or the alternative provision census as having left local-authority care as a result of one of the following:
- a special guardianship order
- a child arrangements order (previously known as a residence order)
- who has been in local-authority care for 1 day or more
- recorded as both eligible for FSM in the last 6 years and as being looked after (or as having left local-authority care)
In the past we received £488 for £2011-12 and £600 for 2012-2013. From April 2012 the Pupil Premium was extended to include children who have been eligible for FSM at any point in the last six years.
Find out how we spent our monies and the impact by clicking the link below.