What is the Pupil Premium?
Pupil Premium funding is additional funding allocated to all schools to support disadvantaged pupils. Cherry Willingham Primary Academy receives pupil premium for: children that are cared for or adopted from care; children whose parents are in the armed forces; and for every pupil who is entitled to a free school meal.
How can I find out if my child is entitled to the Pupil Premium funding?
The process for applying is straightforward and confidential. You can speak to Mrs Ford, the school administrator, on 01522 751148, who will be able to assist you through this process. All enquires will be treated in confidence. If you would like more information about FSM, please go to :
Children in Reception and KS1 are automatically entitled to a free school lunch; however, registering your child for free meals will entitle them to additional support with the cost of school visits, after school events and extra-curricular clubs, as well as funding extra academic support within school.
Meanwhile, If you wish to read more detailed information about Pupil Premium funding, please click on the link below to visit the DFE site.
Click on the following link to see how we plan for and use Pupil Premium funding
Please find below our Catch-Up Strategy 2021, identifying how the allocated government Catch Up Funding will be utilised to fill any identified gaps in learning for our pupils.