Pupil Premium

How can Pupil Premium funding support your child?

Pupil Premium is funding which parents can apply for and if your application is successful the school receives extra funding.  Pupil Premium entitles the school to extra government funding of the following for each child eligible.

This money can be used to reduce the cost of trips for families, fund additional educational trips, free milk, additional resources to support the child etc.

All children up to the age of 7 years old are entitled to free school meals.  Pupil premium children will continue to receive free meals past the age of 7.

The funding given to schools is used to narrow the gaps in attainment between pupils.


To be eligible, you or your partner must be in receipt of: Universal Credit – if you apply on or after 1 April 2018 your household income must be less that £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get) Income Support, Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit, Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190), Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit).

If you think you qualify please contact the school office for an application form.

Further Information on Pupil Premium

What is Pupil Premium funding and how can it help your child? – Department of Education Information about Pupil Premium Funding

Pupil Premium Reports

Please read the reports below to see how we spend the money and what impact the spending has on improving outcomes for disadvantaged pupils.

How do we spend Pupil Premium funding and what is its impact?

The Three Year Pupil Premium Strategy details the actions and expenditure planned for the academic year 2023/24 and the following two years.

3 Year Pupil Premium Strategy English Martyrs’ CVA 2023-24

Pupil Premium Policy 2023

Designated Teacher Looked After And Prev Looked After Children Policy