The government is giving schools extra funding to help improve outcomes for disadvantaged children and other pupils who need extra support.

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Pupil premium

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Pupil premium: effective use and accountability contains separate guidance for school leaders and governing boards.

This is for:

  • parents with children in primary or secondary schools
  • anyone with an interest in the pupil premium or disadvantaged children

It explains how the government:

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  • is supporting schools to close the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers
  • expects schools to use the pupil premium
  • holds schools to account for their decisions
Published 18 October 2019