Middleton Primary School Pupil Premium Rationale
The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011 and is allocated to schools to be of benefit to pupils who have been registered for free school meals at any point in the last six years. Schools also receive funding for children who have been looked after (have been in the care of the local authority) continuously for more than six months and children of service personnel.
Why was Pupil Premium Funding introduced?
The Government believes that the Pupil Premium Funding, which is additional to main school funding, is the best way to address the current underlying inequalities between children eligible for free school meals and their peers.
Who decides how the Pupil Premium Funding is spent?
In most cases the Pupil Premium is paid directly to schools, allocated to them for every pupil who receives free school meals, is looked after or whose parent is in one of the services. Schools decide how to use the funding, as we are best placed to assess what our pupils need.
How are schools accountable for the spending of Pupil Premium Funding?
We are held accountable for the decisions we make through:
Please browse Middleton’s website for further information about Pupil Premium.
Current Academic Year 2016-2017
The pupil premium for the current year is expected to be £45,000 and this is being spent in the following ways;
The reports below relate to pupil premium allocations and expenditure for previous financial years.