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.
It is currently paid to schools according to the number of pupils who have been:
- registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years
- been in care for 6 months or longer
In 2015/16 the College received £100 530 to support disadvantaged students including £4 083 to support those disadvantaged in Physical Education. The College also received £13 000 of literacy and numeracy catch-up funding.
The March 2017 targets and interim report showing the areas identified for development, strategies to support students, costs and proposed student outcomes. The report also contains selected information based on the March interim review.
In 2016/17 the College received £106 590 to support disadvantaged students including £7 665 to support those disadvantaged in Physical Education. The College also received £15 321 of literacy and numeracy catch-up funding.