Pupil Premium / Free School Meals
The Pupil Premium is additional finance given to publicly funded schools in England. It is targeted specifically to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.
In 2015/16 the school received a total of £218790 additional funding (including £14,500 catch up funding), for 208 Pupil Premium students.
Pupil premium funding is paid to schools according to the number of pupils who have:
• Been registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years
• A parent in the Armed Forces
• Been looked after for one day or more, are adopted, leave care under a special guardianship order or a residence order
Free School Meal Eligibility & Pupil Premium (for 2015/16)
• £935 for each eligible secondary-aged pupil (FSM Ever 6)
• £1900 for each eligible looked-after pupil
• £300 for each eligible student with parents in the Armed Forces
The Government believes that the Pupil Premium, which is additional to main school funding, is the best way to address underlying inequalities between these children (as specified above) and their wealthier peers, by ensuring that funding to tackle disadvantage reaches the pupils who need it most.
At Ash Manor School we have used the additional funding provided through the Pupil Premium scheme [PP] in a variety of ways, with groups of targeted students to ensure that those supported by the grant are making accelerated progress and that gaps in students’ progress and attainment are closing. Whilst many of the activities are targeted specifically towards students who are entitled to PP, Ash Manor School operates an open-access policy where ever possible.
Pupil Premium Report for 2015 - 2016
Pupil Premium Strategy for 2016 - 2017
Free School Meals Application Form