What is Pupil Premium and who is it for?

Pupil premium is additional funding provided to schools for supporting more disadvantaged pupils.

It is hoped that pupil premium will address the current underlying inequalities between children eligible for free school meals (FSM) and their peers by ensuring that funding reaches the pupils who need it most and is used to tackle any disadvantage.

There are three categories of children that qualify for pupil premium:

  • Children who are eligible for free school meals (FSM)
  • Looked after children
  • Armed forces children

We believe that all our pupils should receive the highest quality teaching experience.

The funding aims to assist in supporting them with their education ensuring that external factors do not impact on their ability to make progress.

Pupil Premium funding will be allocated following a needs analysis which will identify priority classes, groups or individuals. Limited funding and resources means that not all children receiving free school meals will be in receipt of Pupil Premium interventions at one time. The groups and individuals identified for support may change over the academic year.

How Pupil Premium Grant money is used at St Ignatius

The date of the next Pupil Premium Strategy Review will be June 2019

London Schools Gold Club

St Ignatius is very proud to be a member of the Mayor’s London Schools Gold Club, an annual scheme which celebrates and shares exceptional practice in London’s primary and secondary schools.

Gold Club members are schools that have succeeded against the odds in improving pupils’ aspirations and achievements.

We are the only primary school in Haringey this year to be part of this exclusive club, which represents the top 7% of schools in London.

Well done to our children for their achievement!

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