The document below helps to understand what Pupil Premium is, how it has been spent at School and the impact that it has had on the children for whom it offers support.
Rotherham Council now have a dedicated phone line 01709 336066 which parents can use to apply for free school meals. As long as the council can confirm with DWP “checking system” that there is an entitlement, they should be able to process the claim the same day.
This is worth doing, as even if your child then has sandwiches from home, School receive an extra £1300 per child to support them. This can be used for After School Clubs, educational visits or other support they may need to help them make progress.