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.

The government uses information on numbers of pupils entitled to free school meals (FSM), looked after children and service children to calculate the amount of pupil premium money a school receives.

How much Pupil Premium funding do we get?

The amount of Pupil Premium funding received at Holy Cross over the last few academic years is as follows:

Academic Year Amount
2019-2020 £116,270
2020-2021 £122,057
2021-2022 £136,181






How do we use the Pupil Premium money?

The reports below explain how we use this funding to support children.

Recovery Curriculum and Funding

Below you can find an outline of how additional funds are being used to support pupils to ‘catch-up’.