Pupil Premium Allocation
Pupil Premium funding is an allocation of additional funding provided to schools to support children who are vulnerable to underachievement and to support the narrowing of the achievement gap.
The Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) is provided to schools in addition to the main school funding grant. It is allocated according to the number of pupils on roll in the following categories:
- pupils who are eligible for free school meals (FSM) or have been eligible for free school meals within the last 6 years
- pupils in local authority care for 6 months or more
- pupils from service families