Pupil Premium


Pupil Premium is the funding given to schools by the Government to support the attainment, progress and wellbeing of a number of children who are either:

The money is used to fund initiatives that will help those pupils reach their full potential, both academically and socially. Please see how we are spending this additional funding below.

Schools are free to spend the Pupil Premium as they see fit. However, we are held accountable for how we have used the additional funding to support pupils from low income families. From September 2012, we have been required to publish online information about how we have used this premium. This will ensure that parents, carers and others are made fully aware of the attainment of pupils covered by the premium and the extra support that they receive.

Pupil Premium Plan

At Portfield Primary Academy we review and allocate the Pupil Premium funding to support these children using the following criteria:

The next review of the Pupil Premium spending will be in July 2024.

How are we spending the Pupil Premuim Funding?

In 2023-2024 Portfield Primary Academy received £163, 850 for Pupil Premium, the allocation of funding can be found on the Pupil Premium plan on the right hand list. (Funding in 2022-23 was £142,655).  

Pupils will benefit from this funding in a similar way to last year, to meet the criteria outlined above:

Further information can be found on our Pupil Premium Action Plan (click on the green box) above.