The Pupil Premium funding and Recovery Premium Funding is allocated to school for children from low-income families who are currently or previously known to be eligible for Free School Meals. As well as for those children who are, or have been, in Looked After Care continuously for more than six months. Children who have a parent serving in the armed forces are also eligible for some Pupil Premium Funding.
The Pupil Premium Funding and Recovery Premium Funding is paid directly into the school's budget.
The funding is based on the number of children registered as eligible in the school census.
School receives £1,455 annually for:
- children who qualify for free school meals;
- children who have qualified for free school meals at any point in the past six years.
School receives £2,530 annually for any child:
- identified in the school census or the alternative provision census as having left local-authority care as a result of one of the following:
- 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 Free School Meals in the last 6 years and as being looked after (or as having left local-authority care)
School also receives £335 annually for:
- children in year groups Reception to Year 6 with a parent serving, or who has recently served, in the armed forces and those in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence.
In 2021/22, 2022/23 and 2023/24, school also receives £145 annually:
- as additional funding per pupil premium child, known as Recovery Premium Funding. The total amount received is dependent on the number of children on the pupil premium register at the point of the school census.