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School Closure

The school is currently closed for the majority of students due to the national Covid-19 response.

What is the Pupil Premium?

The purpose of the Pupil Premium grant is to narrow the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers. The premium is allocated to schools on the basis of the number of children who are:

  1. FSM: Those students who are registered for Free School Meals
  2. Ever 6 FSM: Those pupils who have been registered for free school meals at any point in the last six years (known as ‘Ever 6 FSM’).
  3. Children of members of Her Majesty's Forces.
  4.  LAC (Looked After Children): Those students who have been looked after continuously for more than six months.
  5. Post-LAC including adopted children.

The government says that it is for schools to decide how the Pupil Premium, allocated to schools per FSM pupil, is spent., since they are best placed to address what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils within their responsibility.

 

Source: DfE Website (for more information, see:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/pupil-premium-allocations-and-conditions-of-grant-2019-to-2020/pupil-premium-conditions-of-grant-2019-to-2020#introduction )

 

Eligibility for Free School Meal Support

If your financial situation has changed, or you think your child may be eligible for Free School Meals, you can contact Mrs Boussida at e.boussida@ivanhoe.co.uk. Registering for free school meals means the school gets extra funding to support your child’s learning, so even if you do not want to utilise the Free School Meals, then registering is still useful to support your child in other ways across the school.

The link below gives clear information about who is eligible for FSM

https://www.leicestershire.gov.uk/education-and-children/social-care-and-supporting-families/free-school-meals

 

How much funding is allocated?

 

Pupil Premium per

Student

Pupils in Years 7 to 9 recorded as Ever 6 Free School Meals

£935

Looked after Children (LAC) defined in Children Act 1989 as one who is in the care of, or provided with accomodation by, an English Local Authority.

£2300

Children who have ceased to be looked after by a Local Authority in England and Wales because of an adoption, a special guardianship order, a chils arrangements order or a resistance order.

£2300

Pupils recorded as an Ever 6 serives child or in receipt of a child pension from the Ministry of Defence

£300

 

We only receive extra funding if students are registered or identified on our systems by the time of the school census. Our next census will be in mid January 2017.  We treat every case in complete confidence.

 

How much does Ivanhoe get?

April 12/March 13 - £88,381

April 13/March 14 - £149,400

April 14/March 15 - £153,340

April 15/March 16 - £189,550

April 16/March 17 - £160,000 

April 17/March 18 - £173,910

April 18/March 19 - £184,776

 

How many students are eligible for the pupil premium fund?

2014/2015 – 167 students

2015/2016 – 191 students

2016/2017 – 223 students 

2017/2018 - 212 students

2018/2019 - 208 students

 

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