Pupil Premium funding is made available to schools to enable them to provide additional support and resourcing in order to narrow the social and educational gaps of all children. Funding is identified by the number of children which have been entitled to free school meals at any time within the last 6 years and children who are in care, adopted from care or have a parent in the armed forces.
The range of provision the Governors consider making this group could include:
We also recognise that not all pupils who are socially disadvantaged are registered or qualify for free school meals. We reserve the right to allocate the Pupil Premium funding to support any pupil or groups of pupils the school has legitimately identified as being socially disadvantaged. All our work through the pupil premium will be aimed at accelerating progress moving children to at least age related expectations.
It will be the responsibility of the Principal and Inclusion Leader (Pupil Premium Champion) to:
The Local Board members of the school will ensure that there is an annual statement provided to parents on how the Pupil Premium funding has been used to address the issue of ‘narrowing the gap’, for socially disadvantaged pupils. This will appear on our school website.
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