What is Pupil Premium Funding?
The pupil premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.
Funding for 2014 to 2015
In the 2014 to 2015 financial year, schools will receive £1,300 for primary-aged pupils registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years.
Schools will also receive £1,900 for each looked-after pupil who:
How does the government identify disadvantaged pupils?
The government uses eligibility for free school meals as the main measure of deprivation at pupil level.
What do you do if you believe your child is eligible?
You can register your child for Free School Meals if you get any of these benefits:
Come and talk to us if you’re not sure.