Halfway Junior School received £47,520 in 2017/18 and is currently in receipt of £55,020 in 2018/19, allocated from Pupil Premium funding.
Pupil premium is additional funding received by schools for each pupil from disadvantaged families or background. It is allocated to schools based on the number of children who come from lower-income families.
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At around £1,300 per eligible pupil, this money is for schools to decide how to use in order to improve educational attainment of children from less privileged backgrounds. The pupil premium has the potential to have a great impact on the attainment, and future life chances of pupils.
Schools can choose to allocate this funding as they wish, which could impact upon a greater quantity of pupils than the Pupil Premium currently funds.
Halfway Junior School have allocated the funding in a variety of ways with the aim being to close the gap in attainment for pupils who receive this funding.