Pupil Premium


The pupil premium is allocated to schools for children of eligible school age from low-income families who are:

  • Currently registered for free school meals (FSM) or have been in receipt of FSM at any time in the past 6 years (known as the Ever 6 FSM measure).
  • Children who have been looked after (by the local authority).
  • Parents who are currently serving in the armed forces.
  • Early Years Pupil Premium is also available to schools with a Nursery Class to support disadvantaged three and four year olds.


The PPG per pupil for 2017 to 2018 is as follows:

Disadvantaged pupils

Pupil premium per pupil

Pupils in year groups reception to year 6 as recorded as Ever 6 FSM


Pupils in years 7 to 11 recorded as Ever 6 FSM


Looked after children (LAC) defined in Children Act 1989 as one who is in the care of, or provided with accommodation by, an English local authority


Children who have ceased to be looked after by a local authority in England and Wales because of adoption, a special guardianship order, a child arrangements order or a residence order



Service children

Pupil premium per pupil

Pupils in year groups reception to year 11 recorded as Ever 6 service child or in receipt of child pension from the Ministry of Defence


Schools are free to spend the Pupil Premium as they see fit. However, they are held to accountable for how it has been used.