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Norbury C of E Primary School

NorburyC of E Primary School

Laughter and Learning in a
Caring Christian School

What is the Pupil Premium?

The Pupil Premium is funding allocated to schools for the specific purpose of boosting the attainment of pupils from low-income families. Funding is based on children registered for a free school meal and children that have been in care for more than six months.


The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011 and is allocated to schools to work with pupils who have been registered for free school meals at any point in the last six years (known as ‘Ever 6 FSM’).


Schools also receive funding for children who have been looked after continuously for more than six months, and children of service personnel.


Whilst schools are free to spend the Pupil Premium as they see fit we are required to publish online information about how we have used the Premium.  Full details are published in the reports below.
Families may be particularly interested in the direct support available to help with access to all school activities.  For our families, this includes:
  • 50% funded enrichment day visits
  • Free after school clubs
  • Subsidies for residential visits
  • £25 contribution towards school uniform costs from one of our two official suppliers (please see school office for details)
  • Free nutritious school meals on a daily basis
  • Access to drinking milk every day
To apply for free school meals and, as a result, The Pupil Premium, please click the link below.

Apply for Free School Meals


How do we use Pupil Premium funding?

We use a tiered approach, targeting spending across different areas, with a particular focus on teaching. We invest in high-quality teaching, for example: training and professional development for all teachers and support staff. We also provide targeted academic support, for example: 1:1 or small group tuition using approaches such as the National Tutoring Programme. Our Child and Family Well-being Leaders provide support for non-academic issues that impact success in school, such as attendance, behaviour or social and emotional difficulties.


Read the Education Endowment Foundation’s (EEF) pupil premium guide for information about the tiered approach to spending.