Is your child entitled to extra support with their learning?
You can get extra funding for your child if you or your partner is in receipt of benefits.
Benefits include: Income Support, Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance, Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999, The Guarantee element of State Pension Credit, Child Tax Credit and have an annual income of £16,190 .
Registering for free school meals and pupil premium could raise an extra £1,320 for your child's school to fund valuable support like:
· After school activities
· Breakfast Club
· School visits
· Support with uniform and PE kit
· Support with their learning
This additional money is available from central government for every child whose parent is receiving eligible benefits. It is therefore important to sign up for free school meals/pupil premium as this involves more than a free school lunch and your child's school will receive extra funding to ensure your child gets support.
Please fill in the for below and return to the main office.
The pupil premium grant (PPG) 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; and to support children and young people with parents in the regular armed forces.
The PPG per pupil for 2014-2015 is as follows:
|Disadvantaged pupils||Pupil Premium per pupil|
|Pupils in Year Groups R to 6 recorded as Ever 6 FSM||£1,320|
|Looked After Children (LAC)||£1,900|
|Children adopted from care under the Adoption and Children Act 2002 1 and children who have left care under a Special Guardianship or Residence Order||£1,900|
|Pupils in Year Groups R to 11 recorded as Ever 4 Service Child or in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence.||£300|