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Pupil Premium

Research linked to the work of the Education Endowment Foundation suggests that the most effective use of the Pupil Premium funding is through a 3 tiered spending approach.


1. Teaching

Investing in high-quality teaching, for example:

  • training and professional development for teachers
  • recruitment and retention
  • support for teachers early in their careers

2. Targeted academic support

Additional support for some pupils focussed on their specific needs, for example:

  • one-to-one tuition
  • small group tuition
  • speech and language therapy

3. Wider approaches

Support for non-academic issues that impact success in school, such as attendance, behaviour and social and emotional challenges. For example:

  • school breakfast clubs
  • counselling to support emotional health and wellbeing
  • help with the cost of educational trips or visits


Pupil Premium: Funding and Accountability for Schools

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The purpose the PP funding is clearly articulated:

- Improve the academic outcomes of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities
- Close the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils of all abilities across the country.

You can find further information about the pupil premium in
Pupil Premium Frequently Asked Questions (PDF, 174KB, 8 pages).

Pupil Premium Expenditure 2022 - 2023

Please read the information above which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.