The pupil premium grant (PPG) is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and close the gaps between them and their peers.

The PPG is paid to schools for:

  • Pupils recorded on the January School Census who were eligible for and receiving Free School Meals (FSM);
  • Pupils who have been eligible and receiving FSM at any time in the last six years, known as ‘Ever 6 FSM’;
  • Children who have been Looked After (LAC) for at least one day as recorded in the March 2014 Children Looked After Data Return;
  • Children Adopted from Care (Post-LAC) under the Adoption and Children Act 2002 and children who have left care under a Special Guardianship or Residence Order;
  • A grant is also paid to the school for children from service families.

Schools receive the following grants (for the financial year April 2018-March 2019):

Disadvantaged children:

  • £1,320 for each pupil in year groups reception to year 6 recorded as Ever 6 FSM.
  • £300 for each Ever 4 service family.
  • £2,300 for each looked-after children (LAC) defined in the Children Act 1989 as one who is in the care of, or provided with accommodation by, an English local authority.
  • £2,300 for each child who has 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:

  • £300 for each pupil in year groups reception to year 11 recorded as Ever 6 Service Child or in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence.

For further information, please visit the DfE Key Facts link here:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/pupil-premium-information-for-schools-and-alternative-provision-settings

Pupil Premium Strategy at St Paul’s C of E Primary School

At St Paul’s C of E we have high aspirations and ambitions for all our children and we believe that no child should be left behind and be given the opportunity and support to reach their full potential. We strongly believe that all children have the right to an excellent education underpinned by outstanding quality teaching with high expectations.

St Paul’s C of E Pupil Premium Lead is our Inclusion Leader, Mrs Emma Hartley. She is supported by the Headteacher, Mrs Sara Goyea and our Link Inclusion Governor, Mrs Rebecca de Koning.

Our Pupil Premium Strategy is documented below. Here you will find details of how we spend the pupil premium and what impact this is having on pupils' achievement.

2018-2019 Pupil Premium Strategy

The level of pupil premium funding allocated to St Paul’s C of E Primary School for the academic year 2018/19 is £23,760 for a total of 18 pupils.

2017-2018 Pupil Premium Impact Review Statement

The level of pupil premium funding allocated to St Paul’s C of E Primary School for the academic year 2017/18 was £21,120 for a total of 18 pupils.