The Government provides pupil premium funding which is additional to main school funding. Its purpose is to help address national inequalities between the achievements of children eligible for free school meals or children in care when compared with their peers.
In the 2019-2020 financial year schools will receive the following funding for each child registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last 6 years.
£1320 for primary aged pupils £935 for secondary aged pupils
Sunderland Virtual School will also receive £2300 for each looked after pupil who:
Sunderland Virtual School allocates this money to the Link School according to the numbers of looked after children on roll during the academic year.
In 2018/19 the Link School, Tudor Grove received £25,000 in Pupil Premium Funding
In 2017/19 the Link School, Pallion received £45,00 in Pupil Premium Funding.
You can read our full Pupil Premium Statement by downloading the PDF below:
Link School Springwell Dene
Swindon Road, Springwell, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR3 4EE
Tel: 0191 561 5777
Link School Pallion
Waverley Terrace, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear SR4 6TA
Tel: 0191 561 4777