Pupil premium is worth £1,345 for each child
The pupil premium is an additional sum of money from the Government for the children of parents who meet the eligibility criteria below. However the school will only receive this money to improve your child's education if you claim it.
To test if you are eligible and to make your claim please use this link
For every eligible child the school will receive £1,345 per year to improve their learning. The money will be spent to best improve your child's progress, that might represent:
- extra hours of additional one-on-one maths tuition or
- extra hours of ELSA or
- extra additional reading support or
- specialist resources or any combination of the above.
All key stage one children are entitled to free school meals through the Government's Universal free School meals scheme, regardless of whether they are eligible to receive Pupil Premium funding. Additionally eligible children in Key Stage two will also be entitled to free school meals, if they are eligible for Pupil Premium.
Remember, for your child to benefit you need to claim
Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
Employment and Support Allowance (Income Related)
Support under Park VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
Families in receipt of Child Tax Credit will also qualify provided that (a) they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit, and (b) their annual income, as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs does not exceed £16,190 (subject to annual review)*
Guarantee element of State Pension Credit
* Parents who are made redundant or start working less than 16 hours per week, may be eligible.