Funding for pupils entitled to pupil premium grant
All primary schools 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 £2,300 for each looked-after or post looked-after pupil who:
Schools also receive funding through The Service Pupil Premium, which is provided by the Department for Education for children of Regular Armed Forces personnel. We receive funding of £300 per child which is provided to fund additional (mainly pastoral) support.
At St Mary Bourne Primary School, we believe that all pupils have the potential to succeed and the school will help all pupils to achieve their full potential. We expect commitment from our staff and pupils alike.
All staff at St Mary Bourne Primary School know who our pupils are and have high aspirations for them.
Identifying disadvantaged pupils - www.gov.uk/apply-free-school-meals
The government uses eligibility for free school meals as the main measure of deprivation at pupil level.
Your child might be able to get free school meals if you get any of the following:
income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
income-related Employment and Support Allowance
support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
the guaranteed element of Pension Credit
Child Tax Credit (provided you’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
Universal Credit - if you apply on or after 1 April 2018 your household income must be less than £7,400 a year (after tax and not including any benefits you get)