To book your Fireworks Tickets please go to - Please contact the school office on 01923 776529 to arrange a Reception tour. Week beginning 18th October ** Monday, SoundBOX Drum Assembly, Y3 Healthy Heroes ** Tuesday, Reception Tour 9.30am, 1.45pm Anniversary Service, 2.30pm Reception Praying In ** Wednesday, School Photos, Y4 Trip to St Albans, Y6 Height & Weight check ** Thursday, 9.30am Reception Tour, Learning Showcase Y1-6 2.30pm - 3.00pm, Reception 2.45pm - 3.00pm** Friday, Nasal Flu Immunisation, Y6 - Selected pupils Hockey Skills Festival
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Pupil Premium

What is Pupil Premium Funding?

All schools receive a payment, or Pupil Premium, for each child who is currently registered for free school meals or have been eligible for free school meals at any point in the last six years, those who have a parent in the armed forces and those who have been in continuous care for six months or more.  We update our records annually to make sure we have an accurate account of the school population. However, if your circumstances change please inform the school office.


If you are in receipt of any of the following, your child is eligible for free school meals:

  • Income Support
  • Income based jobseeker's allowance
  • Child tax credit, provided they are now entitled to working tax credit and have an annual income, as assessed by HM Revenue and Customs, that does not exceed £16,190
  • The guarantee element of state pension credit
  • Employment support allowance


If you are unsure of whether or not you are entitled to free school meals, the school can check for you using the confidential Eligibility Checking Service. If you would like us to check for you please provide the school with your National Insurance  number and Date of Birth.

In line with our vision and values, St Mary's seeks to ensure the effectiveness of its use of the Pupil Premium. The below documents detail where the funding is spent and how it impacts Pupil Premium children. 


The Governing Body will review the 2021/22 Pupil Premium strategy at the Full Governing Body meeting scheduled for 30th November 2021.

Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2021-22

Pupil Premium Strategy Statement 2020-21

Pupil Premium Strategy 2019/20

2018-19 Pupil Premium Strategy Statement and Expenditure

Pupil Premium Strategy Statement and Expenditure 2016-17