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Understand which pupils are eligible for pupil premium funding and how the categories are defined. You can also check the amount allocated for 2021-22.

Per pupil funding rates 

Your school will be allocated the pupil premium for eligible pupils aged 4 and over, in year groups from reception to year 11. For the 2021-22 financial year, allocations for mainstream and special schools are based on the October 2020 school census, and for pupil referral units (PRUs) on the January 2021 school census. See section 4 of the pupil premium: conditions of grant 2021-22.

Group Pupil premium per pupil 2021-22 Pupils in year groups reception to year 6 recorded as 'ever 6 free school meals (FSM)', as well as eligible children with no recourse to public funds (NRPF) in these year groups £1,345 Pupils in year groups 7 to 11 recorded as 'ever 6 FSM', as well as eligible NRPF pupils in these year groups £955 Looked-after children (LAC) in year groups reception to year 11 £2,345 Previously-LAC in year groups reception

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