"Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others."

Philippians 2:3-4

Pupil Premium and Free School Meals at Derby Cathedral School

Pupil premium grant is a governmental grant paid directly to schools to additionally support students that have been, or are currently in receipt of free school meals.

A key priority for Derby Cathedral School is to address social disadvantage and improve the life chances for the young people of Derby. To underpin this commitment the below model is used to ensure our commitment to students eligible for Pupil Premium Grant in addition to our admissions policy.

Further support for parents and carers

Free School Meals

Your child may be entitled to free school meals and qualify for pupil premium if you receive one of the following benefits:

  • Income Support
  • Income Based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit Only (with income up to £16,190) with no element of Working Tax Credit
  • National Asylum Seekers Support
  • Guarantee Element of the State Pension Credit
  • Employment and Support Allowance (income related)
  • Universal Credit (income dependent)

If you believe you may be entitled to FSM or your circumstances have changed please complete form linked here or contact info@derbycathedralschool.org.uk

Service Pupil  Premium

Schools receive service pupil premium if students meet one of the following criteria:

  • One of their parents is serving in the regular armed forces (including pupils with a parent who is on full commitment as part of the full time reserve service)
  • They have been registered as a ‘service child’ on a school census since 2016
  • One of their parents died whilst serving in the armed forces and the pupil receives a pension under the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme or the War Pensions Scheme

Pupil Premium Plus

Schools receive pupil premium plus to additionally support:

  • A looked after child
  • A previously looked after child

Key contacts regarding Free School Meals or Pupil Premium Grant

General queries  - info@derbycathedralschool.org.uk

Pupil Premium Champion – j.boyle@derbycathedralschool.org.uk

Assistant Headteacher responsible for Pupil Premium – j.emberley@derbycathedralschool.org.uk

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