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About Us | Pupil Premium

What is it?

The Pupil Premium is funding allocated to children from low-income families who are currently known to be eligible for Free School Meals in both mainstream and non-mainstream settings and children who have been looked after continuously for more than six months. The purpose of the Pupil Premium is to help support those students from low income families to ensure that they make progress at an equal rate to their peers.

Is my child entitled to Free School Meals?

To be eligible you must be receiving one of the following:

  • income support or income-based Job Seekers Allowance;
  • Child Tax Credit with an annual taxable income of less than £16,190
  • Pension Guarantee Credit;
  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance;
  • support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

The relevant forms to apply can be found at:

http://www.essex.gov.uk/Education-Schools/Schools/Pupil-Parent-Support/Pages/Healthy-Living-School-Meals.aspx

How much money did the school receive in 2015-16?

The school received for the academic year 2015/2016 a total grant of £345.362.  

This figure includes £300 for any student who has a parent(s) in the armed forces.

How was the money spent?

A copy of the schools Impact Analysis of the academic year 2015/16 can be found here