Pupil premium provides schools with extra funding to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils from reception to year 11. Funding is available for:
Ever 6 FSM
The pupil premium for 2016 to 2017 will include pupils recorded in the January 2016 school census who are known to have been eligible for free school meals (FSM) since May 2010, as well as those first known to be eligible at January 2016.
Children adopted from care or who have left care
The pupil premium for 2016 to 2017 will include pupils recorded in the January 2016 school census and alternative provision census who were looked after by an English or Welsh local authority immediately before being adopted, or who left local authority care on a special guardianship order or child arrangements order (previously known as a residence order). These are collectively referred to as post-LAC in these conditions of grant.
Ever 6 service child
For the purposes of these grant conditions, ever 6 service child means a pupil recorded in the January 2016 school census who was eligible for the service child premium since the January 2011 census as well as those recorded as a service child for the first time on the January 2016 school census.
Pupil premium is paid to schools to assess what additional provision their pupils need. Ofsted inspections report on how schools make use of the funding and the affects on outcomes for their disadvantaged pupils. These are then reflected through data from:
the attainment of the pupils who attract the funding
the progress made by these pupils
the gap in attainment between disadvantaged pupils and their peers