If your child is eligible for 'free school meals' and you register them for this, we will receive extra funding called 'pupil premium'. We use this extra money to improve the educational provision and resources at the school.
What is pupil premium funding?
Pupil premium funding from the government is given to school to help pupils reach their full potential, regardless of their background of financial situation. It's provided for pupils who:
At St Philip's, we we an extra £1,320 for every eligible pupil who is registered for free school meals. This extra money could make a real difference to the quality of education we offer.
We have previously used pupil premium funding for:
Is my child eligible for free school meals?
Your child may be eligible if you access:
Universal infant free school meals
Currently, pupils in reception, year 1 and year 2 are entitled to a free school meal thanks to a different government funding scheme known as universal inf\ant free school meals (UIFSM). You shouldn't confuse UIFSM wit free school meals and the pupil premium.
If your child is in reception, year 1 or year 2 and is eligible for free school meals according to the criteria above, you should still register because we'll receive the extra pupil premium funding.
How do I register?
If you want to claim free school meals, click here to be directed to the Stockport Council application form.
Click here for more information.