Pupil Premium: Extra Funding for Your Child’s School
Did you know that registering for Pupil Premium means that your child’s school could get extra money?
Pupil Premium is additional funding that the Government gives to mainstream and special schools in England to help children from low income families. The Pupil Premium Grant must be spent to help eligible pupils reach their full potential, both academically and socially, and the school will decide how best to spend this. If you want to know how your child’s school spends the Pupil Premium you can look on their website or ask at the school.
How much is the Pupil Premium?
Schools will receive the following funding for eligible pupils
Who is eligible for Pupil Premium?
Pupil premium is allocated to pupils from low income families and the eligibility check is identical to the Free School Meals eligibility check. Qualifying benefits are as follows:
How do I apply for Pupil Premium?
If your child is in Reception, Year 1 or Year 2, you should complete the form "Application for Pupil Premium" available from your child’s school, the Children, Young People and Learning offices in the Dolphin Centre or from the Borough of Poole website – www.boroughofpoole.com/pupilpremium
As always, if you have any further questions or queries regarding Pupil Premium, please speak to either the school office, Miss Harries or Mr Gubbins.
There are also Premiums available to children of Forces Families and Looked After Children. Please let us know if this may apply to your child.
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