St Thomas More Catholic Academy & Sixth Form College

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Pupil Premium & Catch up Funding

Pupil Premium

The pupil premium is additional funding given to publicly funded schools in England to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils and close the gap between them and their peers.
Pupil premium funding is available to both mainstream and non-mainstream schools, like special schools and pupil referral units.


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

£985 for secondary-aged pupils

Schools will also receive £2,400 for pupils who have been adopted from care or have left care/who are looked after by the local authority:

How the Pupil Premium provision is used



How to apply for free school meals 

We recommend that you apply online You can also apply by calling 01926 359189.