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Purpose of the pupil premium
The pupil premium is additional funding given to maintained schools and academies to narrow attainment gaps between disadvantaged pupils and other pupils.
It's also used to support pupils with parents in the regular armed forces - this part of it is known as the service pupil premium.
The grant may be spent:
- For the educational benefit of pupils registered at your school or at other maintained schools or academies
- On community facilities, such as charitable services which benefit pupils at your school or their families, or people who live or work in your school's locality
Eligibility and amount per pupil for 2021-22
Primary-aged pupils recorded as ‘ever 6 free school meals (FSM)’: £1,345 Secondary-aged pupils recorded as ‘ever 6 FSM’: £955 Looked-after children (LAC) and previously-LAC: £2,345 Pupils recorded as ‘ever 6 service children’ or receiving a pension from the Ministry of
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