'A diverse school community where everyone is welcomed with open arms.' OFSTED 2020'Pupils thrive in collaborative learning.' OFSTED 2020'Children in the early years are enticed to learn many new things by skilled staff. ' OFSTED 2020'Pupils with complex needs are well cared for.' OFSTED 2020'Exciting learning activities that capture children's interest.' OFSTED 2020'A place of safety and tranquillity for many pupils. Pupils treat each other with respect.' OFSTED 2020

Pupil Premium & COVID Catch-Up Funding

The Pupil Premium is funding intended to enable school’s to address gaps between disadvantaged and vulnerable children and their less disadvantaged peers. It was introduced in 2012/13.


Below, information on the allocation of funding for Pupil Premium children at The Friars Primary School since 2012/13 is given: 

  • The Pupil Premium for 2012/13 was £75, 000
  • The Pupil Premium for 2013/14 was £110, 389
  • The Pupil Premium for 2014/15 was £148, 700
  • The Pupil Premium for 2015/16 was £170, 520
  • The Pupil Premium for 2016/17 was £168, 840
  • The Pupil Premium for 2017/18 was £154,440
  • The Pupil Premium for 2018/19 was £167,640
  • The Pupil Premium for 2019/20 was £151,800


In 2018/19, the Pupil Premium per a child was:

  • £1, 320 for primary-aged children
  • £2300 for looked after children (LAC)
  • £2300 for each pupil who has ceased to be looked after (post-LAC)
  • £300 for service children. 


Our Pupil Premium Strategy and Catch-Up Funding Spend for 2020/21 can be accessed here.

Our Review of our Pupil Premium Strategy for 2019/20 can be accessed here.