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Pupil Development Grant (PDG) – Click here

Purpose of the grant 

The purpose of the PDG is to improve outcomes for learners eligible for free school meals (eFSM) and Looked After Children (LAC). It is intended to overcome the additional barriers that prevent learners from disadvantaged backgrounds achieving their full potential.

All schools must publish online their PDG allocation and an outline of their plans to use the funding to improve outcomes for deprived children.

Schools balance whole school and targeted interventions to ensure that every eFSM learner benefits as an individual and the school as a whole improves its capacity to support all learners to reach their full potential.



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