Impact of Pupil Premium Funding
The Government introduced the fund in April 2011 to give schools an extra allowance each year for children who:
The pupil premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of specific groups of children who are vulnerable to possible underachievement, and close the gap between them and their peers. These include pupils who are entitled to free school meals, those looked after by the local authority pupils and post adoptive children.
Spending Rationale for PP funding
We aim to develop a disadvantaged pupil-friendly school which believes that all its children can achieve. We must raise the performance of the lowest achievers and break the link between family income and educational achievement. The focus is on providing Quality First Teaching, supported by a broad and enriched curriculum. We also place great emphasis on extra-curricular clubs and pastoral support to enable children to flourish on a personal level and maximise their learning potential.