What is the Pupil Premium?
The Pupil Premium is additional funding given to publicly-funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and to close the gap between them and their peers.
The funding is available to both mainstream and non-mainstream schools such as special schools and pupil referral units.
Who is the Pupil Premium for?
The Pupil Premium is primarily aimed at Reception to Year 11 pupils who are from low-income families and are eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) or who have been registered for FSM at any point in the past six years.
If your child is eligible for free school meals you can apply through Camden or whichever local authority you live in.
How much is the Pupil Premium Funding?
In 2022-23 schools will receive the following pupil premium grant for eligible pupils:
- Schools get £1,385 for every primary age pupil, or £985 for every secondary age pupil, who claims free school meals, or who has claimed free school meals in the last 6 years
- Schools get £2,410 for every pupil who has left local authority care through adoption, a special guardianship order or child arrangements order.
Schools get £320 for every pupil with a parent who:
- is serving in HM Forces
- has retired on a pension from the Ministry of Defence
The summaries below show how the pupil premium funding has been
spent and how we propose to spend this year’s grant:
To read more about Pupil Premium Funding click here.
What is the PE and Sports Premium?
All young people should have the opportunity to live healthy and active lives. A positive experience of sport and physical activity at a young age can build a lifetime habit of participation. Schools are allocated funding to make additional and sustainable improvements to the quality of physical education.
How much is the PE and Sports Premium funding?
In 2022-23 schools will receive the following PE and Sports Premium grant for eligible pupils:
- Schools with 16 or fewer eligible pupils receive £1,000 per pupil.Schools with 17 or more eligible pupils receive £16,000 and an additional payment of £10 per pupil.
The summaries below show how the PE and Sports Premium grant has been spent and how we propose to spend this year’s grant: