Pupil Premium Information

The Disadvantage Fund is an allocation of additional funding provided to schools to support groups of children who are vulnerable to possible underachievement. These include pupils who are entitled to free school meals; those looked after by the authority and children of armed service personnel.

The intended effect of this funding is to accelerate progress and raise attainment.

In most cases the Disadvantaged Fund is allocated to schools and is clearly identifiable. It is for schools to decide how the Disadvantaged Fund is spent, since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils within their responsibility.

All schools are required to report on the amount of funding received, how this is being used and the impact of any work.

At Kingston Park Academy we use our funding in a range of ways to narrow the attainment gap between FSM and non FSM pupils. This academic year we plan to:

Below is a breakdown of the expenditure for 2015/16 along with our strategy for 2016-2017 Pupil Premium grant.