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. Click on the links below to find out further information.
Pupil Premium - Free school meals eligibility
Did you know that you can claim free school meals for your child if you get any of these benefits?
- Income Support
- Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
- Income-related Employment & Support Allowance
- Child Tax Credit & have an annual income of less than £16,000 *
- Asylum Seeker Status
New Government funding also means that children eligible for Free School Meals can be targeted with additional teaching resources. These children may also qualify for half-price school trips (school subsidy).
No other children or families are aware of Free School Meals Eligibility; it does not appear on the dinner register and is treated as confidential. There are substantial financial and educational benefits for claiming your entitlement. If you would like further information, please contact the school office.
* and not also entitled to Working Tax Credit