The Pupil Premium is additional funding which is allocated to support children who:
What is Pupil Premium?
The Pupil Premium was introduced to support children who may be vulnerable to underachievement. It is a funding allocated to schools for the specific purpose of boosting the attainment of pupils from low-income families. The amount received is dependant on the number of children who are know to be eligible for free school meals. Funding is based on children who have register for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years, children that are in care or adopted and children whose parent/s are currently serving in the armed forces.
How can it be used?
Pupil Premium allocations can be used in a variety of ways that can enhance the learning and experienced of the identified children. Pupil Premium funding can be used for, (but is not limited to):
How do we monitor effective provision in place through Pupil Premium funding?
How do I know if my child is entitled to Pupil premium funding?
Please contact school if you think your child may be entitled to support through Pupil Premium. All enquires will be dealt with in the strictest confidence and following GDPR regulations. For more details on the Pupil Premium please read the following guidance from the DfE and follow this link for advise from Derbyshire - Free school meals - Derbyshire County Council
Pupil Premium Strategy 2022-23
Pupil Premium Funding 2021-22
Pupil Premium Funding 2020-21