St Nicholas Church of England Primary School

Excellence for All, Excellence from All

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Our Wholesome Curriculum encompasses: • Heart- Feelings and responding • Head- ‘sticky knowledge’ • Hands- physical skills •Health- physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social and environmental

Pupil Premium

Pupil Premium or Free School Meals

The Pupil Premium is additional to main school funding and it is used by our school to address any underlying inequalities between children eligible by ensuring that funding reaches the pupils who most need it.


If you are eligible to claim this additional money for your school, please apply online.

If you would like us to apply on your behalf, please see the letter below:

Pupil Premium application form

If you are receiving any of the following benefits then your application will release extra

funding to our school.


Do you receive any of the following?

Universal Credit with an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400.

Income Support

Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance

Income-related Employment and Support Allowance

Support under Part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

The guarantee element of Pension Credit

Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for the four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)

Child Tax Credit (with no Working Tax Credit) with an annual income of no more than £16,190


You will not be entitled to apply for this if you receive any element of Working Tax Credit or if your annual household income (as assessed by HMRC) is greater than £16,190.00.


 Our Principles

  • To ensure that teaching and learning opportunities meet the needs for all our pupils.
  • To ensure that appropriate provision is made for pupils who belong to vulnerable groups; this includes assessing and addressing the needs of socially disadvantaged pupils and of children with high mobility.
  • Pupil premium funding will be allocated following a needs analysis which will identify priority needs.  Allocation of funding and resources will vary according to those needs.

Pupil Premium Policy 23-24

Pupil Premium statement 22-23 review

Pupil Premium Statement 23-24

Our 2023-2024 provision to support our children to live ‘life in all its fullness’

  • Extra support through small group or 1:1 programmes – with a focus on English spelling, reading and writing skills. Maths skills and social skills.
  • Additional support in class for engagement in learning.
  • Extra resources and personnel to support emotional needs, for example 1:1 mentoring and counselling.
  • Payment for additional activities offered; breakfast club and after school clubs.
  • Support for families.
  • Additional adult support and professional services.
  • Support purchasing of school uniforms and paying for school trips.