Pupil Premium

Additional Pupil Funding for the Courtyard

The Courtyard SLT and governors made an executive decision to allocate Additional Funding received by the school to a range of educational and social development areas to best benefit the pupils who were eligible for Free School Meals.

The aim of the strategic allocation of all additional funding (Pupil Premium and Recovery Premium) is to support the development and progress of all pupils whilst reducing the gap between the achievements of disadvantaged pupils and their peers. It is recognised that pupils with ASC and a complexity of other needs, have significant difficulty in accessing the curriculum and making progress. Any needs regarding social, emotional and mental health need to be acknowledged and supported in order for the young person to access their learning and achieve their potential.


In the 2022-23 financial year, schools will receive the following Pupil Premium funding for each child registered as eligible for free school meals at any point in the last six years:

• £1,345 for students in reception year to year 6
• £985 for students in year 7 to year 11

Additional Recovery Premium funding and School-Led Tutoring funding is documented in the Additional Pupil Funding Report 2022-2023, which can be found be following this link - Additional Funding Report 2022-2023

Historical Pupil Premium reports for previous academic years can be viewed by clicking on the links below.

The Pupil Premium reports detail how the essential money is spent to best raise the attainment of disadvantaged students of all abilities within the school and to close the gaps between them and their peers.

Pupil Premium priorities for 2022-23

  • Support of behaviour, emotional and mental health issues
  • Social communication skills improvement
  • Improved speech, language and communication skills
  • Improved reading levels
  • Address low attainment and educational inequality

St Mary Magdalene Church Gardens
Holloway Road
N7 8LT

Tel: 0203 859 6350
Email: firstcontact@smmathecourtyard.org

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