What is Pupil Premium?
The pupil premium grant is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England. It’s a school-level grant that gives schools extra resources to help them meet challenges, including those arising from deprivation.
It’s allocated for schools to:
- improve the academic outcomes of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities
- close the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers across the country
Alexandra Primary School Pupil Premium Online Statement
Alexandra receives funding for each disadvantaged pupil and uses the funding flexibly, in the best interests of each eligible pupil. Senior Leaders draw upon an evidence based approach to apply a ‘tiered’ approach to delivering the pupil premium strategy.
Tier 1: Improving Teaching
- Schools arrange training and professional development for all their staff to improve the impact of teaching and learning for pupils.
Tier 2: Academic support
- Schools should decide on the main issues stopping their pupils from succeeding at school and use the pupil premium to buy extra help.
Tier 3: Wider approaches
This may include non-academic use of the pupil premium such as:
- school breakfast clubs
- music lessons for disadvantaged pupils
- help with the cost of educational trips or visits
- speech and language therapy
Schools may find using the pupil premium in this way helps to:
- increase pupils’ confidence and resilience
- encourage pupils to be more aspirational
- benefit non-eligible pupils
The pupil premium strategy is reviewed annually.
For more information on the Pupil Premium funding that has been received and the impact, please click on the links below: