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Pupil Premium



What is Pupil Premium?


The pupil premium is funding provided by the government. It is intended to address the achievement gap between children eligible for free school meals (FSM) and children who do not receive this funding. It is for individual schools to decide how the money is spent.  However, it must be remembered that not all Pupil Premium children are behind their peers and that some are on track or in front!

At Barwell C of E Academy, the Pupil Premium is used to ensure that all pupils reach their full potential regardless of their social situation.  We can do this through targeted interventions and working to eliminate barriers to learning and progress as well as addressing any attendance issues.

Barwell C of E Academy also recognises the emotional and social needs of some of these children. To that end, we also provide mental health and emotional support services as well as providing other enriching experiences.


Information for 2019 to 2020


The PP funding per pupil for 2019 to 2020 is as follows:


Disadvantaged pupils Pupil premium per pupil

Pupils in year groups reception to year 6 recorded as Ever 6 free school meals


Looked-after children (LAC) defined in the Children Act 1989 as one who is in the care of, or provided with accommodation by, an English local authority


Children who have ceased to be looked after by a local authority in England and Wales because of adoption, a special guardianship order, a child arrangements order or a residence order



Service children

Pupil premium per pupil

Pupils in year groups reception to year 11 recorded as Ever 6 service child or in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence



Further information about PP funding can be found on the Government website:





Pupil Premium Numbers for 2019 – 2020 at Barwell C of E Academy


This academic year we have 60 pupils who are registered as Pupil Premium



If you have specific questions or need further advice after reading the information in the links below, please do not hesitate to contact the Deputy Head and Pupil Premium Leader, Lisa Stewart, who can be contacted via the school office.


Lisa Stewart
Deputy Head
Pupil Premium Leader














Did you know?


If you think you are eligable for Pupil Premium, please click on the link below for more information:


If you need help applying for Pupil Premium, call in to the School Office with your National Insurance Number and Mrs Dale will be happy to support you.