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Pupil and Sports Premium

What is pupil premium?

The Pupil Premium (PP) is an allocation of additional funding provided to schools to support specific groups of children who are vulnerable to possible underachievement. These include pupils who are entitled to free school meals (FSM); this will also include pupils eligible for FSM at any point in the last 6 years (known as the Ever 6 FSM measure). Those children looked after by the local authority (LAC), or who have been adopted from care, the children of armed service personnel, this will also include service children who have been eligible for service funding in the last 5 years (known as Ever 5 measure).

The intended purpose of this funding is to accelerate progress and raise attainment through targeted support for these vulnerable children.


Why should I apply?

  • Depending on the category of your entitlement, your child will have access to a range of benefits such as: free breakfast club, support in academic learning and free school meals when in the Junior School.
  • Application, eligibility and benefits for Pupil Premium are handled discretely, confidentially and flexibly. For example: if you choose not to access Free School Meals, you may still wish your child to receive other benefits.
  • Funding for Pupil Premium ranges from £300 for Service Children, £1,320 for FSM and £1,500 for LAC. This funding is received for up to six years. With this additional funding comes additional expectations and accountability. We are rigorous in tracking the impact of this funding on our Pupil Premium children to ensure improved outcomes.

Apply via the office team or click on the link below.


Pupil Premium Funding


The government believes that the pupil premium funding which is additional to the main school funding is the best to way to ensure the all children are able to make good progress and tackle disadvantage.  This ensures that the school is able to target resources where they are needed most to address inequalities.


It is for schools to decide how to spend the pupil premium funding they receive.  At Manor Field Infant School we use the funding we receive to purchase additional resources and to address both the academic and pastoral needs of our children to ensure they make good progress and achieve well.

Please read the information below which gives details of Pupil Premium.


Pupil Premium planned expenditure for 2018-19 with impact report from 2017-18

Pupil Premium and Sports Pupil Premium expenditure 2017-18

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