To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much (a) pupil premium and (b) pupil premium plus funding each local authority (i) received in the most recent year for which figures are available and (ii) will receive in (A) 2015-16 and (B) 2016-17.
30 November 2015
Allocations for the pupil premium and pupil premium plus for each English local authority for financial years 2014 to 2015 and 2015 to 2016 are published at:
The allocations for the pupil premium plus for 2015- 2016 will be updated in December 2015 to take account of the numbers of children looked after for at least one day, as recorded on the children looked after data return (SSDA903) completed by local authorities in March 2015.
Allocations for financial year 2016-2017 will be published in June 2016 following the receipt of pupil number data from the spring 2016 schools and alternative provision censuses. The pupil premium per pupil amounts for 2016-2017 will be protected at the current rates, which are:
per pupil rate
Disadvantaged pupils: Primary
Disadvantaged pupils: Secondary
Pupil Premium Plus: Looked After Children (LAC) 1 and those adopted from care or who leave care under a Special Guardianship Order or Child Arrangements Order (formally known as a residence order).
1. A looked after child is defined in the Children Act 1989 as one who is in the care of, or provided with accommodation by, an English or Welsh local authority.