What is the Pupil Premium?
The Pupil Premium is additional funding provided by the UK government to schools like ours. Its purpose is to ensure that all children, irrespective of their circumstances, have an equal opportunity to flourish academically and personally. The funding aims to bridge the attainment gap and empower every child to unlock their full potential.
Who is Eligible for the Pupil Premium?
The Pupil Premium is allocated to schools based on specific eligibility criteria, which include children who:
Have been registered for Free School Meals at any time during the past six years.
Are currently or have been in the care of the local authority (Looked After Children).
Come from Armed Forces families (Service premium).
How Does the Pupil Premium Benefit Your Child?
Empowering Quality Teaching and Learning:
We invest in continuous professional development for our teachers, ensuring they have the expertise to support every child's unique needs.
We may offer personalised support, such as one-to-one tutoring and small group sessions, to help your child excel academically.
Enhancing Well-being and Emotional Support:
Your child's happiness and well-being are paramount. We dedicate resources to promote emotional health and support any social and emotional challenges they may face.
Through extracurricular activities, educational trips, and hands-on experiences, we broaden your child's horizons and foster essential life skills.
Encouraging Parental Engagement:
We recognise the significance of your involvement in your child's education. Our programs promote meaningful parental engagement to strengthen the home-school partnership.
Transparency and Progress
We want you to feel informed and confident in how we use the Pupil Premium funding. As part of our commitment to transparency, we regularly report on the impact of the funding, ensuring accountability and continuous improvement.
Please view our pupil premium strategy documents in full below: