Ruth Smeeth – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Department for Education

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Ruth Smeeth on 2016-01-27.

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what funding was available for the Pupil Premium Summer School Programme in 2015.

Mr Sam Gyimah

The Department made up to £46m of funding from the pupil premium available to support schools in delivering summer schools in 2015. The actual amount paid to the 2,171 secondary schools that chose to take part in the 2015 programme, which involved over 92,000 pupils, was £38m.