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Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium
Children qualifying for the Pupil Premium include those currently receiving a free school meal (this does NOT include Universal Free School Meals in the Infant School), those who have received a free school meal within the last six years (again NOT including Universal Free School Meals), those in care of the local authority, those adopted from the care of the local authority and those under a Special Guardianship Order. 
Children of Service personnel also qualify for a 'Service Child Premium' and therefore receive the benefits as listed above.
The principle aims for our Pupil Premium children
  • Quality first learning that enables good progress across the curriculum
  • An enriched curriculum for all.
  • High attendance.
  • Support for emotional well-being to enable positive learning outcomes.Teaching staff knowing and understanding individual learning barriers (and the most effective approaches to overcome them) to facilitate strong progress and enhanced attainment.
  • Engagement with parents/carers and support their children through our Parent Support Advisor.
  • Subsidy for trips and residential visits to provide cultural capital.

Is my child eligible for Pupil Premium Funding?

 Your child may be eligible for free school meals and the Pupil Premium if you (or the child themselves in their own right) is in receipt of any of the following benefits.

  • Income Support (IS)
  • Job Seekers' Allowance (Income-Based) and equal based Job Seekers Allowance.
  • Income Related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA-IR) and equal based Employment and Support Allowance.
  • Child Tax Credit (CTC) with an Annual income of less than £16,190.
  • Guarantee Element of Pension Credit (GPC)
  • Immigration and Asylum Act 1999 (IAA) Support
  • Universal Credit

Please note that anyone claiming Working Tax Credit, Contribution-Based Job Seeker's Allowance and/or Contribution-Based Employment and Support Allowance is NOT eligible for free school meals, regardless of what other benefits/credits are being claimed. However, you will be temporarily eligible to claim free school meals if you receive a Working Tax Credit run-on, which is the payment someone may receive for a further four weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit.