Pupil Premium

Pupil premium is funding to improve education outcomes for disadvantaged pupils in schools in England. Evidence shows that disadvantaged children generally face additional challenges in reaching their potential at school and often do not perform as well as other pupils.

School leaders are best placed to assess their pupils’ needs and use the funding to improve attainment, drawing on evidence of effective practice. It is up to school leaders to decide how to spend the pupil premium.

Evidence suggests that pupil premium spending is most effective when schools use a tiered approach, targeting spending across 3 areas, with a particular focus on teaching.

2.Targeted academic support
3.Wider approaches 

Pupil premium funding is not allocated based on academic ability. Schools and local authorities will receive funding based on all of the children who are eligible.

Evidence shows that academically able pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds are most at risk of under-performing. These pupils should receive just as much focus as less academically able pupils. (From Gov.uk)

Please see below our Pupil Premium Strategy Statement:

Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2023/2024

Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2022/2023

Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2021/2022

Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2020/2021

Pupil Premium & Free School Meals

If parents feel they may qualify please click on the link below: 

Key Stage 1 Pupil Premium Free School Meals Form

Little Chestnuts Pupil Premium Free School Meals Form

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