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Whitstable and Seasalter Endowed Church of England (Aided) Junior School

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Pupil Premium

General Pupil Premium Information

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The Pupil Premium Grant is additional funding for publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers. For the Financial Year beginning 1 April 2019 PPG provides funding for two policies: (1) raising the attainment of disadvantaged pupils of all abilities to reach their potential; and (2) supporting children and young people with parents in the regular armed forces.


Pupil Premium funding is available to:

  • schools maintained by the local authority, including special schools for children with special educational needs or disabilities and pupils referral units (PRUs) for children who can't go to a mainstream school
  • academies and free schools, including special academies for children with special education needs or disabilities; alternative provision (AP) academies for children who can't go to a mainstream school
  • voluntary sector AP with local authority agreement
  • non-maintained special schools (NMSS) for children with special education needs as approved by the Secretary of State for Education under Section 342 of the Education Act 1992.


In the 2019 - 2020 financial year, schools will receive the following funding for each child registered as eligible for free schools meals at any point in the last 6 years:

  • £1,320 for pupils in Reception year to Year 6 recorded as Ever 6 free school meals
  • £935 for pupils in Year 7 to Year 11.
  • £2,300 for Looked after Children (LAC) defined in the Children Act 1989 as one who is in the care of, or provided with accommodation by, an English local authority
  • £2,300 for 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.
  • £300 for pupils in year groups reception to year 11 recorded as Ever 6 service children or on receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence.


Based on initial information provided by the DfE, this school's pupil premium funding for 2019 -2020 is estimated to be £33,260.