The pupil premium is additional funding given to schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.
In the 2021 to 2022 financial year, schools will receive the following funding for each child registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years:
£1,345 for primary-aged pupils
Schools will also receive £2,345 for children qualifying for Pupil Premium Plus; any pupil who:
- has been looked after for 1 day or more
- was adopted from care on or after 30 December 2005, or left care under:
- a special guardianship order
- a residence order
In the financial year 2021-2022 St Joseph's will receive £76,665.
Click on the link below to see how we are spending this money.