Pupil Premium - 2021 to 2022 academic year
Pupil premium guidance has been updated and includes a new template (attached) that schools MUST use and publish on their websites by 31st December 2021. Example statements for primary, secondary and special schools will be published shortly.
Also new guidance on recovery premium funding was published on 6th September.
Recovery premium funding is confirmed as:
- £145 for each pupil eligible for pupil premium in mainstream education
- £290 for each pupil eligible for pupil premium in a special unit/other types of eligible schools
There is a minimum payment to ensure that:
- an eligible primary school will not receive less than £2,000
- an eligible secondary school will not receive less than £6,000
Schools must show how they are using their recovery premium effectively by reporting on its use as part of their pupil premium strategy statement.