Pupil Premium

Who is the Pupil Premium for?

The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011, and paid by means of a specific grant  is

  • For pupils registered as eligible for Free School Meals in reception to Year 11.
  • For looked after children

The Pupil Premium is additional to main school funding and it will be used by this school to address any underlying inequalities between children eligible by ensuring that funding reaches the pupils who need it most.

What is the Pupil Premium For?

  1. The Pupil Premium will be used to provide additional educational support to improve the progress and to raise the standard of achievement for these pupils and narrow and close the gap between the achievement of these pupils and their peers

 How the Pupil Premium will be managed at Rowan Tree Primary School.

  1. Pupil Premium will be clearly identifiable within the budget
  2. The headteacher, in consultation with the governors and staff, will decide how the Pupil Premium is spent for the benefit of entitled pupils
  3. The school will assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils. 
  4. The school will be accountable for how it has used the additional funding to support the achievement of those pupils covered by the Pupil Premium and the headteacher will report to the governing body and parents on how effective the intervention has been in achieving its aims.
  5. Information about how we have used the Premium will be published on the school website.
  6. We will seek to further develop strategies and interventions which can improve the progress and attainment of these pupils.
  7. We will track the impact of the strategies put into place through the funding to ensure that we can show the value that has been added to the education of the entitled children.
  8. We will monitor evaluate and review the success of the impact of the pupil premium funding.
  9. We will ensure that parents, governors and others are made fully aware of the impact for pupils of the pupil premium funding.