Review- Pupil Premium -Academic Year 2017 – 2018
Context: Schools receive a payment, or Pupil Premium, for disadvantaged children who are eligible for Free School Meals or have been eligible for Free School Meals within the last six years (FSM Ever 6). This payment has risen from £900 per pupil in 2013-2014, currently it stands at £1320 per pupil. Children who are looked after, or children from service personnel, are also allocated additional funding as part of Pupil Premium, but at present we do not have any children who meet this criteria. In addition Pupil Premium (Plus) funding is available to any child who has been in the care of the Local Authority or adopted from care. An annual payment of £1,900 per pupil is paid to the school for any eligible children who attend.
In 2017-2018, £105,600 in total has been allocated to Wrotham Road Primary School for our disadvantaged pupils. This is based on 80 children of our pupils considered to be eligible for FSM & Ever 6 or Pupil Premium Plus. The main barrier for learning this year is Speech and language development, including the need to support children new to the country with EAL. The next pupil premium review will be held in March 2018.
DfE Guidance states: Schools, head teachers and teachers will decide how to use the Pupil Premium allocation, as they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for individual pupils.
Pupil Premium Spend 2017-2018
Pupil Premium Spending – 2016-17
Summary of Pupil Premium Spend – 2015-16
Click the following link to read to the Department of Education’s page on Pupil Premium Funding: