What is the Pupil Premium?
The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and to close the gaps between them and their peers.
Financial year 2016 to 2017
In the 2016 to 2017 financial year, schools will receive the following funding for each child registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years:
- £1,320 for pupils in reception year to year 6
- £935 for pupils in year 7 to year 11
Schools will also receive £1,900 for each pupil identified in the spring school census as having left local-authority care because of 1 of the following:
- a special guardianship order
- a child arrangements order
- a residence order
How it made a difference to the attainment of Disadvantaged pupils at Aldercar High School
- A predicted rise of 27% (18% to 45%) in the attainment of 5 a*-c including English and Mathematics for the 2015/2016 Y11 Cohort.
- A predicted narrowing of the gap to 15% (from 35% in 2015) in the attainment of 5a*-c including English and Mathematics for the 2015/2016 Y11 Cohort.
- A gap of 9% of pupils making 2 levels of progress in Mathematics in 2015
- A gap of 20% of pupils making 2 levels of progress in English in 2015
For our full Pupil Premium Policy please download it via the link below.