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Pupil Premium

Mr J Piatczanyn

Deputy Headteacher

At Cranfield Academy we are proud to use the income from Pupil Premium to endeavour to ensure any child who meets the criteria for the funding allocated to the school is given targeted and strategic support to learn as effectively as possible. Pupil Premium at Cranfield Church of England Academy is led by Mr Joseph Piatczanyn. Mr Piatczanyn ensures the very best spending of the Pupil Premium fund, in order to best champion the life opportunities of those entitled to the fund. Mr Piatczanyn is happy to support any parent, colleague or other agency with any questions they may have regarding Pupil Premium at Cranfield Church of England Academy. 

The principles below guide all actions towards Pupil Premium at the Academy:

In addition to the principles above, we also use 'John Dunford's 12 ways to get the most out of Pupil Premium funding' to guide and improve our use of the Pupil Premium funds received. Finally, we are guided by our Policy, which can be seen below. 

Pupil Premium Strategy for 2017 to 2018

Pupil Premium Reports for 2016 to 2017

What are the qualifying benefits to apply for Pupil Premium funding?

The qualifying benefits to receive free school meals are:

From September 2014, every child in Early Years Foundation Stage, Year One and Year Two will receive a free school meal. You will not have to receive a qualifying benefit for your child in any of these year groups to get a free school meal, but if you are getting a qualifying benefit, please do tell us as we will receive extra funding from the Government to support your child's education.

If you think you meet the free school meals eligibility criteria, please call the Central Bedfordshire Pupil Premium and Free School Meals hotline on 0300 300 8306. When you call to apply, please have the following information ready:

Following the discussion, if eligibility is confirmed, please inform the Office Team immediately.