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Pupil Premium at Millbrook Primary School

Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium is additional funding for schools to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.

The Government’s current measure of disadvantage is any child who is or has been eligible for 'Free School Meals' in the past six years. Evidence suggests that the average performance of disadvantaged children is below that of non-disadvantaged children and that progress is slower. The Pupil Premium, introduced in April 2011, seeks to address these inequalities by providing schools with additional funding to both raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap with other pupils.