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Q: How do you know which pupils are  disadvantaged?
A: Each child who has registered as eligible for Free School Meals at any point in the last 6 years counts for Pupil Premium. (Apply for Free School Meals at the Northlincs Website)

Q: How much do they get?           
A: The pupils don’t get the money, but the school gets £1,320 extra funding for each primary aged child.

Q: Do any other children get pupil premium money?
A: Schools also receive £2,300 for each pupil who:
- has been looked after for 1 day or more
- has been adopted from care
- has left care under a special guardianship order

Pupil Premium At Crosby Primary School

Q: How many Pupil Premium children are there at Crosby?  
A: This year there are 155 Pupil Premium children  

Q: How much extra does that add to the school budget?           
A: That adds £185,000 for 2020-21 to the budget.

Q: How do we know the money is being well spent? Do all these extra things help?
A: The Head teacher and the governors work hard to check that Pupil Premium money is spent effectively. During 2019/2020 Crosby Primary School received £189,665  pupil premium money.

This is a summary of how it was spent.

 Pupil Premium
Strategy Cost

Children at Crosby nursery achieve closer to age related expectations in the prime areas.


Improved reading outcomes for children.


Improved curriculum with appropriate breadth and clear vocabulary focus.


Quality of teaching across the curriculum consistently good or better.

Identified children making good progress in core areas. £37,000
Identified children increased resilience. £34,000
Improved curriculum outcomes. £12,000

Children start the school day ready to learn.

Parents supported when most in need. £15,500
All children having good attendance-no persistent absentees. £14,500
Previous persistent absentee children have good attendance. £4,800

Total Expenditure


So what are we aiming to do this year?

In 2020/21 Crosby Primary School is trying to:

  • Support children through emotional upheaval.
  • Ensure children are confident with appropriate basic skills, ready to access a wider curriculum.
  • Ensure children at Crosby make good progress in the prime areas during the Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • Ensure that children experience a curriculum which helps to compensate for their lack of experiences.
  • Support children through breakfast club.
  • Help children attend school regularly.

For more information on last year's spending and our current priorities please read our pupil premium strategy.

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