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Pupil Premium

What is Pupil Premium?

Introduced in 2011, the pupil premium is a sum of money given to schools each year by the Government to improve the attainment of disadvantaged children. This is based on research showing that children from low income families perform less well at school than their peers. Often, children who are entitled to pupil premium face challenges such as poor language and communication skills, lack of confidence and issues with attendance and punctuality. Our Pupil Premium Policy can be found below. 

In 2022/23 the Pupil Premium confirmed allocation is £76,175 and Recovery Premium is confirmed as £7,975.

Over the last few years the school has seen an increase in Pupil Premium numbers and the confirmed allocations reflect this. There are 55 children classed as Pupil Premium children, made up of 52 in receipt of FSM, one Ever 6 and two who are Looked After.

What is Sports Premium?

The primary PE and sport premium was introduced in March 2013 to improve the provision of physical education and school sport in primary schools across England. The £150 million per year funding is provided jointly by the Departments for Education, Health, and Culture, Media and Sport (DfE, DH, DCMS). The funding is allocated directly to primary schools and is ring-fenced. This means it may only be spent on improving the provision of PE and sport in schools. In February 2014 the government committed to continue the funding until 2020.

The PE and sport premium must be spent by schools on ‘making additional and sustainable improvements to the provision of PE and sport’ for the benefit of all pupils to encourage the development of healthy, active lifestyles. This means that the funding should be used to develop or add to the PE and sport activities that schools already offer and/or make improvements now that will benefit pupils joining the school in future years. 

For more information about our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding, as well as our Sports Premium Funding, download our Pupil Premium Reports below.