Pupil Premium

‘Our aim is to be an inclusive, outstanding school at the heart of the community that fully engages with local people and organisations.’

Pupil Premium – current position

The pupil premium grant is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England. It’s a school-level grant that gives schools extra resources to help them meet challenges, including those arising from deprivation.

It’s allocated for schools to:

  • improve the academic outcomes of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities
  • close the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers across the country

Pupil premium funding is available to:

  • schools maintained by the local authority, including:
  • schools for children with special educational needs or disabilities
  • pupil referral units (PRUs), for children who can’t go to a mainstream school
  • academiesand free schools, including:
  • academies for children with special educational needs or disabilities
  • alternative provision (AP) academies, for children who can’t go to a mainstream school
  • voluntary-sector AP, with local authority agreement
  • non-maintained special schools (NMSS), for children with special educational needs as approved by the Secretary of State for Education under section 342 of the Education Act 1992

Funding

The PPG per pupil for 2020 to 2021 is as follows:

Disadvantaged pupils

Pupil premium per pupil

Pupils in year groups reception to year 6 as recorded as Ever 6 FSM

£1 345

Pupils in years 7 to 11 recorded as Ever 6 FSM

£955

Looked after children (LAC) defined in Children Act 1989 as one who is in the care of, or provided with accommodation by, an English local authority

£2 345

Children who have ceased to be looked after by a local authority in England and Wales because of adoption, a special guardianship order, a child arrangements order or a residence order

£2 345

Service children

Pupil premium per pupil

Pupils in year groups reception to year 11 recorded as Ever 6 service child or in receipt of child pension from the Ministry of Defence

£310

Eligibility

Ever 6 FSM

In the 2020 to 2021 financial year, schools will receive the following funding for each pupil registered as eligible for free school meals (FSM) at any point in the last 6 years:

  • £1,345 for pupils in reception to year 6
  • £ 955 for pupils in year 7 to year 11

Schools will receive £2,310 for any pupil:

  • identified in the January 2020 school censusor the alternative provision census as having left local authority care as a result of:
  • adoption
  • a special guardianship order
  • a child arrangements order (previously known as a residence order)
  • who has been in local authority care for 1 day or more
  • recorded as both eligible for FSM in the last 6 years and as being looked after (or as having left local authority care)

The funding for pupils who are looked after by a local authority, and attract the £2,310 rate, is managed by the virtual school head of the local authority that looks after the pupil.

Further details can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/pupil-premium-information-for-schools-and-alternative-provision-settings

Related files

Download The Ramsey Academy - Pupil Premium 2020