The Pupil Premium provides additional funding on top of the main funding a school receives. It is targeted at students from disadvantaged backgrounds to ensure they benefit from the same opportunities as students from less deprived families.
Your child may be eligible for the Pupil Premium grant, if:
The Pupil Premium provides the school with additional money which we can use to offer curriculum support and enrichment opportunities for your child. These can include:
To find out more about how we spend this money, have a look at our Pupil Premium spending statement.
Finding out if you are eligible for free school meals (and thus the Pupil Premium grant) is very straightforward and the check can be completed online using the FSM Eligibility Checker. It takes less than 5 minutes and only requires a few basic details, including your National Insurance number.
We would ask that all parents check their free school meal eligibility, even if they do not want or need the meal (for example, children in Reception, Year 1 and Year 2 in receipt of Universal Infant Free School Meals). Every successful application means extra Pupil Premium funding for the school, and for your child.
Please click here to check if you are eligible.