Disadvantaged Pupils

Pupil Premium

In 2011, the Government sought to address the inequality in attainment of disadvantaged pupils (compared to their non-disadvantaged counterparts) by allocating funds to schools.

‘Disadvantaged pupils’ refers to those pupils who attract government pupil premium funding i.e. those pupils claiming free school meals at any point in the last six years and those in care or who left care through adoption or another formal route e.g. Special Guardianship Order or Child Arrangement Order.

Pupil Premium pupils receive a grant of £985 per pupil.

Pupils in care or who have left care (CLA) receive a grant of £2,410 per pupil.

Children of of service personnel receive a grant of £320 (although they are not technically classified as ‘disadvantaged’.

Click here for the FSM Letter

Click here for the FSM Application

Click here for the Pupil Premium and Recovery Premium Report 2023