Schools, Headteacher and Teachers will decide how to use Pupil Premium allocation, as they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for individual pupils.
It is for schools to decide how the pupil premium, allocated to schools per Free School Meal pupil is spent, since they are best placed to assess what additional provision should be made for the individual pupils within their responsibility.
Source DfE website
At St Mary’s:
We aim to ensure that teaching and learning opportunities meet the needs of all pupils;
Pupil premium funding will be allocated following a needs analysis.
Read the Governors' statement re: pupil premium guarantee here