What is Pupil Premium?
The pupil premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.
Pupil premium funding is available to both mainstream and non-mainstream schools, such as special schools and pupil referral units.
Schools will receive the following funding for each child registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years:
Schools will also receive £1,900 for each looked-after pupil who:
The Service Premium is a strand of the Pupil Premium paid to schools in respect of children whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces. For 2014-15 schools with service children are receiving £300 for every child listed as a service child in the January 2014 school census.