Kingsford Community School

Pupil Premium

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The Pupil Premium Grant

The Pupil Premium grant was introduced in April 2011 and is paid by means of a specific grant based on school census figures. The Pupil Premium grant is in addition to main school funding and it will be used by Kingsford Community School to address any underlying inequalities between children who need it the most. The money we receive as part of the Pupil Premium grant is not linked to prior attainment of students who enter the school. They may be anywhere on the spectrum from our most able to most challenged students. Pupils eligible to receive this funding are in at least one of the following groups:

  • Those who have been entitled to Free School Meals during the last six years (FMSE6)
  • Those who are in care or looked after (CLA)

Kingsford Community School received additional funding based on the number of disadvantaged pupils at our school who were eligible for Free School Meals at any point in the last 6 years. The intended outcome of this funding is to close any gaps in progress and attainment between disadvantaged pupils and other pupils which is a national key focus for schools.

Pupil impact reports

Please click here to view our information about our impact report of 2019-20 and the planned expenditure for 2020-21.

COVID-19 Catch-Up Premium

The DfE has allocated £650 million to be spent on ensuring all pupils have the chance to catch up and supporting schools to enable them to do so. Whilst headteachers will decide how the money is spent, the Education Endowment Foundation has published guidance on effective interventions to support schools. For pupils with complex needs, schools should spend this funding on catch-up support to address their individual needs. There is also an allocation of £350 million for a National Tutoring Programme, intended to deliver proven and successful tuition to the most disadvantaged and vulnerable young people.

Please click here to view the planned expenditure for this fund in 2020-21.


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