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Shelton Junior School

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Pupil Premium & Free School Meals (FSM)


The Pupil Premium was introduced in April 2011 and is an additional payment, paid to school, for pupils who fall into the following categories:

  • Pupils who are eligible for free school meals or who have been eligible for free school meals in the last six years.
  • Pupils who are currently looked after by a Local Authority or have been in the last six years (PP+)
  • Pupils whose parents are currently serving in the armed forces.

Shelton Junior School use of Pupil Premium

  • At Shelton Junior school we use the the Pupil premium to support our pupils to have happy minds, healthy bodies and achieve their academic potential.
  • Where it is appropriate we do this through targeted intervention in our Shelton Universal Pupil Enhancement register (SUPER)
  • We also support our families with subsidised trips, visits, clubs and uniform

For information about how the school spends the pupil premium please see the documents below.

For information about how to claim Free School Meals (which will qualify your child for Pupil Premium) please see the attached Parent Guide below and application form.

Catch up premium

The government is providing funding to cover a one-off universal catch-up premium for the 2020 to 2021 academic year. It aims to support pupils to catch up for lost learning so schools can meet the curriculum expectations for the next academic year. Schools are able to spend the funding in the most effective way for pupils in the local context.

For information about how School Leaders have spent the Catch up premium please see the document below.

Recovery Premium 2021-2022

In February 2021, the government announced a one-off recovery premium as part of its package of funding to support education recovery.

The recovery premium provides additional funding for state-funded schools in the 2021 to 2022 academic year. Building on the pupil premium this funding will help schools to deliver evidence-based approaches for supporting disadvantaged pupils.

Shelton Junior school uses the recovery premium funding alongside the main pupil premium funding and it is accounted for in the pupil premium strategy for 2021-22.

Pupil Premium Strategy

Information for Parents