‘Schools, Headteachers and Teachers will decide how to use the Pupil Premium allocation as they are
best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for individual pupils.’
At Buckland Newton Primary School, we have high aspirations for our children and we believe that no child
should be left behind. It is not your background, but your dedication and commitment to learning that
make the difference between success and failure. We are determined to ensure that all our children are
given every chance to realise their full potential.
What is Pupil Premium?
The Pupil Premium is additional funding given to publically funded schools in England to raise the
attainment of disadvantaged pupils. The government believes this is the best way to address the current
underlying national inequalities between children who are eligible for free school meals (FSM) and their
peers, and close the gap in attainment. It is allocated on a yearly basis