Pupil Premium Information for Parents

The government provide additional funds to all maintained schools under the Pupil Premium grant. All schools are required by the Department for Education to publish the amount of money they receive and detail how they intend to use this allocation over the current academic year. They also have to give details regarding how the previous year’s allocation was spent and the impact this had on raising standards at the school.

The Pupil Premium grant is calculated on the number of pupils at each school in receipt of free school meals (FSM). It also takes into account any pupil in the last six years who may have been eligible in the past for FSM but currently don’t meet the eligibility criteria. Children who are in the care of the Local Authority (LAC) also generate grant funds as well as the children of service personnel. The Pupil Premium fund is designed to support schools in ‘narrowing the attainment gap’ this is because traditionally children from more disadvantaged households who qualify for FSM and LAC tend to do significantly less well at school when measured by statutory examinations.

Please click on the link below for more information concerning how Lisle Marsden allocates and spends the Pupil Premium Grant.