What is the Pupil Premium?
The Pupil Premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged students and close the gap between them and their peers.
Pupil Premium funding is paid to schools according to the number of students who have been:
- registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last six years
- looked after children (children in care and adopted children)
- children of armed service personnel.
In the 2016-2017 financial year, Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form will receive:
- £935 for each eligible secondary-aged student
- £300 for children of armed services personnel.
How many students at Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form are eligible for the Pupil Premium?
Currently 254 students are eligible for the Pupil Premium.
How will the impact of the spending of the Pupil Premium be measured?
To monitor progress on attainment, new measures will be included in the performance tables that will capture the achievement of students covered by the Pupil Premium. At Thorpe St Andrew School and Sixth Form, the usual cycle of data collection and the monitoring and tracking of the cohort’s attainment will be used to inform student progress, enabling early identification of need, support and appropriate intervention.