The pupil premium is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities and to close the gaps between them and their peers.
Funding for 2018-19
In the 2018 to 2019 financial year, schools will receive the following funding for each pupil registered as eligible for free school meals (FSM) at any point in the last 6 years:
Schools will receive £2,300 for any pupil:
For pupils who attract the £2,300 rate, the virtual school head of the local authority that looks after the pupil will manage the funding.
You can find more information about the terms of the funding in the conditions of grant document.