Pupil premium funding is allocated by the DfE for children in one of three categories: Free School Meals, Armed Forces, Looked after Children/Children in Care (LAC/CiC). Whilst this may be linked to under achievement, children can equally be performing at or above year group expectation and hence the funding can be used in a number of ways. Often blocks of funding are used for initiatives which benefit groups of children.
Impact of the funding can then be used to define the next steps for each child.
Below is the plan for utilising the funding.