Lenham Primary School's Pupil Premium
What is Pupil Premium?
“The Pupil Premium is additional funding given to schools so that they can support their disadvantaged pupils and close the attainment gap between them and their peers*…”
The monies are distributed through the ‘Ever 6’ principle, which is the number of pupils in school, as at the latest census, who have claimed ‘Free School Meals’ (FSM) in the past 6 years, are service children or currently on the ‘Looked After Children’ (LAC) register.
How much is Pupil Premium?
The current Pupil Premium rate for disadvantaged pupils for 2019/2020 is £1320 per free school meal (FSM) pupil.
Schools will also receive £2,300 for each looked-after pupil who:
This financial year, 2020/2021, Lenham Primary School will receive £68,525.00 in Pupil Premium funding.
Pupil Premium Plans for 2020/2021
Our focus on pupil premium is very much embedded in our school plan and performance management.
We monitor levels of progress and attainment for all students very carefully. Where children would benefit from additional support to boost their learning, this funding can add to the opportunities that we are able to offer. The funding is used on a priority basis to support any child who needs it in order to achieve at least the levels expected for their age. We also use the funding to provide children with resources which will support their learning.
In September we will be using the funding for the following:
The list above demonstrates the breadth of provision we will consider offering to Pupil Premium children, it is not a given that all the above will be accessible for all Pupil Premium children. The school will assess needs and identify which support is required to assist academic achievement on an individual basis.
For further information about Pupil Premium please follow the link to the Education.gov website:
*Quoted from Education.gov website 22/1/14