The pupil premium is additional funding for schools to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and to close the gaps between them and their peers. The pupil premium grant is provided for those students recorded on the January census as in receipt of Free School Meals (FSM) or have been, at any point over the past 6 years (FSM6). Looked After Children (LAC) and Children with Parents in the Armed Forces are also eligible to pupil premium funding.
Literacy and Numeracy Catch Up Funding
The literacy and numeracy catch-up premium gives schools additional funding to support year 7 pupils who did not achieve the expected standard in reading or maths at the end of key stage 2 (KS2).