The Pupil Premium Grant was introduced in April 2011 for pupils in England from low income families.
The grant is for pupils who:
From April 2014, schools in England can receive the pupil premium for children adopted from care or who left care under a Special Guardianship Order (SGO) on or after 30 December 2005.
The purpose of this grant is to address the underlying inequalities between the Free School Meal pupils and their peers.
The school is free to spend the money to support pupils in all aspects of school life and to ensure that they reach their full potential and are well equipped to make the next steps in life after they leave.
Pupil Premium Strategy for September 2020-2021
The document below provides a summary of the barriers to achievement our pupils can face, and the actions being taken to ensure they reach their full potential.
Further detail regarding the specific allocation of the PP grant can be provided upon request.
Year 7 Literacy & Numeracy Catch-Up Premium
The Department for Education (DFE) provides funding to schools for these pupils, who do not meet the standard score in English and maths (Literacy/Numeracy) at Key Stage 2.
The aim of this funding is to:
From September 2020, schools will not receive the Catch-Up Premium specifically allocated for students in year 7. The Academy will now receive Catch-Up funding to support all students following on from the partial school closure during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Academic year 19-20.