The Pupil Premium is additional funding given to schools so that they can support their disadvantaged pupils and close the attainment gap between them and their peers. The Pupil Premium rose to £1.875 billion in 2013-14, with schools attracting £900 per disadvantaged child.
This section provides information for teaching staff and others about disadvantage and the Pupil Premium programme. The information includes examples of evidence –based effective practice to help schools raise the attainment of children from disadvantaged families.
Information on the Pupil Premium Awards 2013.
Multi-page article 11 October 2013
Information for schools struggling to effectively improve the attainment of their disadvantaged pupils.
General article 05 July 2013
An introduction to the pupil premium.
General article 22 May 2013