The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011 and is allocated to schools to work with pupils who have been registered for free school meals at any point within the last six years. (Ever 6 FSM)
Schools also receive funding for children who have been looked after continuously for more than six months, and children of service personnel.
2020/21 Pupil Premium Information
2020/21 Catch-up Premium Plan
The government has announced £1 billion of funding to support children and young people to catch up. This includes a one-off universal £650 million catch-up premium for the 2020 to 2021 academic year to ensure that schools have the support they need to help all pupils make up for lost teaching time.