Pupil Premium


The Pupil Premium is allocated to children from low-income families who are currently known to be eligible for Free School Meals (FSM) in both mainstream and non-mainstream settings and children who have been looked after continuously for more than six months.

Schools are free to spend the Pupil Premium as they see fit. However, we will be held accountable for how we have used the additional funding to support pupils from low income families. From September 2012, we are 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.

Our School

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

  • Making expected progress in reading, writing and maths

  • Support the development of social and emotional well-being

  • To be inclusive with enrichment opportunities that support the curriculum

How are we spending the Pupil Premuim Funding?

In 2020-2021 Portfield Primary Academy recieved £98,185 for Pupil Premium, the allocation of funding can be found on the Pupil Premium plan on the right hand list. (Funding in 2019-20 was £112,200).  

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

  • Forest School Leader & Assistant
  • Wellbeing Leader
  • Play Therapist
  • 1:1 / Group Intervention
  • Financial support for trips and clubs
  • In-class support
  • Resources
  • Inclusion Leader time

Further information can be found on the action plan located in the right hand column.