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Grange Park

Junior School

Striving to be the best that we can be

Pupil Premium

What is Pupil Premium funding?

At Grange Park Junior, we endeavour to support pupil premium children of all abilities across all areas of the curriculum.


Pupil premium is additional funding for schools to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and to close the gaps between them and their peers.

The funding is based on whether a child is eligible for free school meals.


The Department of Education allocated the following amounts for 2020/21:

  • £1,345 per pupil who have been recorded as being entitled to free school meals at any time from reception to Year 6. (Ever 6 FSM)

  • £2,345 per pupil for Looked after children (LAC) defined in Children Act 1989 as one who is in the care of, or provided with accommodation by, a local authority (Pupil premium plus)

  • £2,345 per pupil for children who have ceased to be looked after by a local authority because of adoption, a special guardianship order, a child arrangement order or a residence order


Service Pupil Premium (SSP)

There is also additional funding for supporting children and young people with parents in the regular armed forces. This is an allocation to offer mainly pastoral support during challenging times and to help mitigate the negative impact on service children of family mobility or parental deployment. Pupils attract the premium if they meet the following criteria:

  • one of their parents is serving in the regular armed forces

  • they have been registered as a ‘service child’ in the school census at any point since 2011

  • one of their parents died while serving in the armed forces and the pupil receives a pension under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) or the War Pensions Scheme (WPS)

Schools will receive £310 for each eligible pupil.


Further information about PP funding can be found by clicking the link below:

Please read the information below which gives details of our Pupil Premium grant, how we allocate the funding and the impact of expenditure from previous years.