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Pupil Premium

Pupil premium is funding to improve education outcomes for disadvantaged pupils in schools in England. Evidence shows that disadvantaged children generally face additional challenges in reaching their potential at school and often do not perform as well as other pupils.


The Governors play an active role in monitoring how the funding is allocated and the impact it is having on pupil progress. The Governors review the data of all pupils 3 times a year (December, March and July) and in addition they conduct 3 monitoring visits a year (January, March and June) to assess the effectiveness  and impact of the Pupil Premium Strategy.  


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

Pupil Premium Expenditure 2023 - 2024

Pupil Premium Expenditure 2022 - 2023

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