Through the Pupil Premium Grant, the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham will receive £2,345 for each looked after child for 2020-21. 

This funding will initially be retained by the Aspire Virtual School’s headteacher as required by the Department for Education (DfE). The funding is ring-fenced for making improvements to support the educational attainment of looked after children. For more information, click on the links below:

Pupil Premium: Allocations and Conditions of Grant 2020-21 

The 16 to 19 Bursary Fund Guide for 2019-20 

Pupil Premium Plus (PP+) Policy for LBBD Looked After Children 2021-22

New Support for Young Care Leavers Starting an Apprenticeship (DfE, May 2018)