What is Pupil Premium?
The Pupil Premium is currently £1345 per pupil. It is allocated to schools based on the number of children who claim free school meals, or who have claimed free school meals in the last 6 years. Children in Local Authority care also receive additional funding called LAC funding, which is £2345 per pupil and service families (with a parent in the armed forces) also are allocated a pupil premium of £310 per pupil. Early Years and Foundation Stage Pupil Premium is approximately £100 per term on a 15 hours entitlement basis.