Jun 12, 2017
Feed back from a PP Review conducted by a member of Backdrop Education
'As with any "audit" type process there is anxiety and trepidation. Can I go on line as saying any concerns I had were diminished immediately by the warm, disarming nature of Jon. I found the whole experience enlightening and informative and certainly backed my mantra of "everyday is a school day". Many thanks Assistant Headteacher, Secondary
What is Pupil Premium Funding?
“Publicly-funded schools in England get extra funding from the government to help them improve the attainment of their disadvantaged pupils.
Evidence shows that children from disadvantaged backgrounds:
· generally face extra challenges in reaching their potential at school
· often do not perform as well as their peers
The pupil premium grant is designed to allow schools to help disadvantaged pupils by improving their progress and the exam results they achieve.”
Rates for eligible pupils (2021-2022)
Free school meals
Schools get £1,345 for every primary age pupil, or £955 for every secondary age pupil, who claims free school meals, or who has claimed free school meals in the last 6 years.
Looked-after and previously looked-after children
Schools get £2,345 for every pupil who has left local authority care through adoption, a special guardianship order or child arrangements order.
The service premium is not part of the pupil premium as the rules to attract the service premium
Schools get £310 for every pupil with a parent who:
- is serving in HM Forces
- has retired on a pension from the Ministry of Defence.
This funding is to help with pastoral support.
"Schools can spend their pupil premium on pupils who do not meet the eligibility criteria but need extra support.
Schools can use the pupil premium to support other pupils, for example, if they:
· are in contact with a social worker
· used to be in contact with a social worker
· are acting as a carer"
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