The Pupil Premium, which is additional to main school funding, is allocated to address the current underlying inequalities between children eligible for free school meals (FSM) and their wealthier peers by ensuring that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the pupils who need it most.
The Pupil Premium is allocated to children from low-income families who are currently known to be eligible for FSM in both mainstream and non-mainstream settings and children who have been looked after continuously for more than six months. The Sutton Trust has researched ways to utilise this finding, highlighting aspects which will have the greatest benefit to learning. Sutton Trust website.
In 2016-17 the school received £82,852 and for this year, 2017-18, the school will receive £75,240. A report of how the school used this income can be seen in the document below.
Chambersbury Primary School has selected the following ways to support pupil learning, using Pupil Premium funding for 2017-18: