Parents' factsheet: Service Pupil Premium

The RAF Families Federation's top seven things parents should know about SPP

  1. Service Pupil Premium (SPP) was introduced in England under the Armed Forces Covenant in recognition of the impact of service life on children
  2. Schools only receive SPP for children registered as service pupils each January
  3. Schools can only record children as service pupils if the parents identify them as such
  4. Schools may not receive SPP until nearly 18 months after the child has started at the school
  5. Schools can continue to receive SPP for children whose parents have left the armed forces for up to five years
  6. When a child moves school they will not automatically continue to be flagged as a service child
  7. SPP is only one type of pupil premium

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