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Pupil Premium

Purpose of Pupil Premium (from the DfE Website)

The Government believes that the Pupil Premium, which is additional to main school funding, is the best way 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.

In most cases the Pupil Premium is allocated to schools and is clearly identifiable. It is for schools to decide how the Pupil Premium, allocated to schools per FSM pupil, is spent, since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils within their responsibility.

Schools are free to spend the Pupil Premium as they see fit. However, they will be held accountable for how they have used the additional funding to support pupils from low-income families. New measures will be included in the performance tables that will capture the achievement of those deprived pupils covered by Pupil Premium.

Brettenham Primary School Allocation and Expenditure of Pupil Premium

  • 2022-2023 - £171,740 (124 pupils) 2021-2022 - £182,920
  • 2020-2021 - £166,780
  • 2019-2020 - £179,640
  • 2018-2019 - £199,640 2017-2018 - £237,600 2016-2017 - £281,000

Please click on the links below to view our Pupil Premium action plan and to see how we are using the money this year to support pupils’ progress.