what is Pupil Premium?
Pupil Premium is funding for children whose parents are in receipt of one of the following range of government allowances:
Universal Credit (with an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400)
Income based Job Seekers Allowance (IBJSA)
Income related Employment and Support Allowance (IRESA)
Support under Part VI of the Immigration & Asylum Act 1999
The guarantee element of Pension Credit
Child Tax Credit (with no Working Tax Credit) with an annual gross income of no more than £16,190, as assessed by HMRC. NB If you receive Working Tax Credit, you do not qualify even if you receive Child Tax Credit and your income is below £16,190
Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for the four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)
The school is able to use the funding to help your child receive financial or educational support during their time with us, for example, towards costs for one-day or residential trips, swimming etc
If you think that your child may be eligible please fill out the form below and return it to the office or contact the office for a hard copy or for more details. All enquiries are dealt with in the strictest confidence.
Other Pupil Premiums are available to the school if the parents or guardians meet the following criteria:
- Is your child a looked-after child (LAC)? ie, in the care of, or provided accommodation by an English local authority
- Has your child ceased to be looked after by the local authority because of adoption, a special guardianship order, a child arrangements order or a residence order?
- Are either or both parents regular members of HM Forces and designated as personal category 1 or 2 (PStat Cat 1 or 2), in the armed forces of another nation and stationed in England or in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence?
Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium Grant and how we allocate the funding.