Pupil premium: eligible pupils

Learn which categories of pupils are eligible for pupil premium funding and find out more about each category. These include pupils referred to as 'FSM ever 6', also looked-after children (LAC), previously LAC and service children.

Last reviewed on 23 February 2024See updates
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  1. Per-pupil funding rates for eligible groups
  2. FSM ever 6
  3. Looked-after children (LAC)
  4. Previously LAC
  5. Service children

Per-pupil funding rates for eligible groups

5 categories of pupils are eligible for pupil premium funding at the following rates:

*Note – the pupil premium is used to support pupils with parents in the regular armed forces. Service children aren't considered to be disadvantaged pupils for the purposes of the pupil premium grant, so your school shouldn't track them as part of this group. Instead, your school should track them