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Sheffield Springs Academy – Pupil Premium Funding 2017-2018
At Sheffield Springs Academy
We believe in the capacity of every pupil to achieve at the highest levels
We do not believe that social or financial disadvantage
should ever be an obstacle to a young person’s life
We use every funding source and educational strategy
at our disposal to remove barriers to success for our
We encourage every pupil to believe in their self and
their potential to achieve
We support every pupil to take pride in their
achievements and to always aspire to achieve even
‘The Best in Everyone’
Pupil Premium
The Pupil Premium is additional funding given to schools so that they can support their disadvantaged pupils and
close the attainment gap between them and their peers. The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011 and is
allocated to schools to work with pupils who:
have been registered for free school meals at any point in the last six years (known as ‘Ever 6 FSM’)
have been looked after continuously for more than six months (LAC)
are children of service personnel
The Pupil Premium grant per pupil for 2017-18 is as follows:
Disadvantaged pupils
Pupil premium per pupil
Pupils in year groups reception to year 6 as recorded as Ever 6 FSM
Pupils in years 7 to 11 recorded as Ever 6 FSM
Looked after children (LAC) defined in 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 child pension from the Ministry of Defence
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