What is it?
The pupil premium grant is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England.
It’s a school-level grant that gives schools extra resources to help them meet challenges, including those arising from deprivation.
What is it for?
Improve the academic outcomes of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities
Close the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers across the country
Am I eligible?
If you receive support through certain benefits (such as universal credit) you may be eligible.
See our detailed information below.
Our £100 Offer ...
We give £100 to each child currently eligible for free school meals to ensure that it can be spent directly on them.
Did you know that the school receives a Pupil Premium payment for the year in which families are eligible for free school meals and automatically for the following five years?
This year it is £1,300 per free school meal pupil.
This additional funding will be invested in your child to help them achieve more at school.
We believe that the best people to know how this money can help is you!
That sounds good, how do I know if I am eligible?
Child Tax Credit, provided they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual income (as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that does not exceed £16,190
income-based Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA)
income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
income-based and Contributions-based JSA and ESA on an equal basis
Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
Working Tax Credit run-on – paid for four weeks after the person stops qualifying for Working Tax Credit
Universal Credit – during the initial roll-out of the benefit.
Service Families ...
Did you know that the school receives a Premium of £300 for children of Armed Service Personnel?
Please let us know if you are currently serving or have served in the previous six years, we may be able to access some additional resources to support your child.