Pupil Premium

What is Pupil Premium?

Pupil Premium is funding given to schools to help to support disadvantaged pupils, and to help to close the gap in attainment between these pupils and their peers. It is allocated to schools for every pupil who has been registered for free school meals at any point in the last six years, and for children looked after or adopted, special guardianship, residence order and children of Service Personnel.


It is for schools to decide how the Pupil Premium is spent since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils within their responsibility.


At Coit, we are committed to closing the attainment gap between our disadvantaged pupils and their peers and we hope to do this by ensuring that all our pupils get access to an engaging and inspiring curriculum, the best teaching and learning and targeted support based on best practice highlighted in the EEF Teaching and Learning Toolkit.


To find out more details on Pupil Premium, please click here.


To find out more information on whether you are eligible for Free School meals please click here


In September 2018, 9.7% of pupils were eligible for Pupil Premium and in September 2019 11.2% were eligible giving £31 000 in Pupil Premium funding. In September 2020 15.3% of pupils are eligible for Pupil Premium. This year, we will receive £1,345 per Pupil Premium student, £2,345 per Looked After Child and £300 per Service Child.


The 3 year pupil premium strategy for 2019-2022 can be found here. The analysis of the effectiveness of the expenditure for 2019-2020 can also be found here


A previous analysis of the effectiveness of the expenditure and the nature of support for 2018-2019 can be found here.


An analysis of the effectiveness of the expenditure for 2020-2021 will be reported on this site in September 2021.