The Pupil Premium Grant (PPG) is additional funding given to schools so that they can support disadvantaged pupils and close the attainment gap between them and their peers. Pupil Premium funding rose to £1.875 billion in 2013–14, with schools receiving £935 per disadvantaged child.

To find out more, visit the What You Need to Know guide on the Department for Education website.

Please see the links below for further information

Pupil Premium 2016–17 – Overview

Pupil Premium 2016–17 – Review of Spending