Pupil premium is funding to improve education outcomes for disadvantaged pupils in schools in England. Evidence shows that disadvantaged children generally face additional challenges in reaching their potential at school and often do not perform as well as other pupils.
Pupil Premium funding is allocated to Schools on the following basis:
£1,345 per pupil recorded as Eligible for Free School Meals in the last 6 years (Ever 6 FSM)
£2,345 per looked-after child (LAC) define in the Children Act 1989 as one who is in the care of, or provided with accommodation by, an English local authority
£2,345 per pupil who has ceased to be looked after by a local authority in England and Wales because of adoption, a special guardianship order, a child arrangements order or a residence order
For more Information on how Pupil Premium Funding is spent in schools please visit: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/pupil-premium/pupil-premium