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Pupil Premium

What is the Pupil Premium?

The Pupil Premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England. It’s designed to help disadvantaged pupils of all abilities perform better, and close the gap between them and their peers.

The Pupil Premium Grant is funding allocated to schools to enable them to provide additional support to their disadvantaged pupils. The aim of the grant is to help close the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers. In 2021-2022 secondary schools will receive £955 for pupils who have been eligible for Free School Meals at any point in the last six years.

Pupil Premium Team

  • ALG lead for Pupil Premium: Vicky Stabler
  • Student Mentor: Ellie Shaw
  • Designated Teacher for CLA students: Vicky Stabler
  • Link Governor for Pupil Premium: Suzanne Wilson

Pupil Premium Policy

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Children Looked After (CLA) or Children who are Post Looked After (PLAC)

The academy receives £2,345 for any pupil:

  • identified in the January 2021 school census or the alternative provision census as having left local authority care as a result of:
    • adoption
    • a special guardianship order
    • a child arrangements order (previously known as a residence order)
  • who has been in local authority care for 1 day or more
  • recorded as both eligible for FSM in the last 6 years and as being looked after (or as having left local authority care)

This funding is to enable pupils to:

  • improve their levels of attainment and progress;
  • close attainment gaps relative to their peers;
  • ensure equality of opportunity across the curriculum and beyond

Pupil Premium Actions and Impact