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Pupil Premium & Free School Meals

The pupil premium is money given to schools to improve the education of children who are economically disadvantaged or children who have been in care or adopted from care. This extra funding is used to enable schools to support learning and development and improve educational outcomes

Who is eligible?

Your child may be eligible if you receive any of the following benefits:

Or if your child:

  • has been in local-authority care for one day or more in England or Wales
  • has been adopted from care in England or Wales
  • has left care under a special guardianship order or residence order in England or Wales.

How the money will benefit your child

We will continue to use the Pupil Premium funding to support students to raise standards and attainment. The funding has been used in a number of different areas, including but not limited to:

  • Teaching Staff- To employ additional teaching staff to offer additional intervention in English and Maths in order to improve attainment
  • Coaching/Mentoring – To provide additional support in order to help students achieve their full potential
  • Student Support – To support pupils’ attendance, self-esteem and attitudes to learning.
  • Wider Curriculum Experience – To enhance the curriculum and to ensure that all students are able to participate in all educational activities off site, and to engage in all the new and challenging activities offered.
  • Free School Meals

  • If you think your child may be eligible for free school meals, please the form HERE 
  • What happens if your financial situation changes

  • Your child’s school will continue to receive the funding for the next six years
  • If you have any questions about pupil premium funding, free school meals or financial assistance please contact Mr Waterhouse


Our Pupil Premium Strategy Statement and Review can be found here