WHAT IS PUPIL PREMIUM?
The Pupil Premium is allocated to schools based upon the number of students who :
- Are eligible for Free School Meals
- Have claimed Free School Meals in the last 6 years
- Are in Local Authority care and have been so continuously for more than six months
- Are part of Service families
The Pupil Premium will be deployed to support these identified students on an individual basis, to improve their basic skills, and accelerate their academic progress, thus improving their life chances. It will also be deployed to assist them in overcoming any barriers to their learning that they may face.