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Is your child eligible for free trips, music tuition and extra support?


At Monkston Primary School we will be using the Pupil Premium funding for the following initiatives in 2022-2023: 

  • smaller class sizes in years 5 & 6 allowing for PP children to receive targeted support from the class teacher;
  • interventions across EYFS, KS1 and KS2 to support reading, writing and maths to boost progress and ensure pupils are meeting age related expectations;
  • year 6 after school tuition groups in English and maths;
  • enrichment opportunities for all PP children to attend Year 4 and Year 6 residential free of charge;
  • all school trips are fully funded for PP children ensuring they take part in enriching curriculum activities;
  • music tuition for pupils in Year 3 – 6 is fully funded; 
  • 1:1 Play therapy can be provided for pupils with significant emotional / well-being needs; and
  • a designated Teacher for Pupil Premium + pupils focused on tracking their academic progress and supporting their well-being throughout their school journey.  


Eligibility is based on one of the following benefits :

  • Universal Credit (provided you have an annual net earned income of no more than £7,400, as assessed by earnings from up to three of your most recent assessment periods)
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Support under Part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guarantee element of Pension Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (provided you're not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on - paid for four weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit


To complete an application you will need to provide:


  • Your own name and date of birth
  • Contact details
  • National Insurance Number or National Asylum Seekers Number
  • Child's name and date of birth
  • School your child is attending/will attend.


    How do I apply?

    To apply for free school meals please visit and complete the online application form.


    Last few places left for Reception pupils starting school in September 2023