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Pupil Premium Eligibility Check

Pupil Premium (Free School Meals) is funding given to provide a range of additional support for children who come from lower income families. For every eligible child the school will receive £1,300 per year to improve learning.

Pupil Premium is only payable for those children whose parents meet the eligibility criteria below. 

Eligibility Criteria

  • Income support
  • Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Employment and Support Allowance (Income Related)
  • Support under Park VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • Families in receipt of Child Tax Credit will also qualify provided that (a) they are not entitled to Working Tax Credit, and (b) their annual income, as assessed by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs does not exceed £16,190 (subject to annual review)*
  • Guarantee element of State Pension Credit

* Parents who are made redundant or start working less than 16 hours per week, may find their children are entitled to free meals for a limited period.

As of September 2014 all children will be entitled to a Universal Free School Meal, however this is not linked to additional funding for each child.

If you believe you would meet the above criteria please follow the link below as this will provide the extra funding of £1,300 to support your child in school.

Please check your eligibility here