The Scottish Government has announced that 2,513 schools will be given control over funds designed to help raise attainment levels. The funds are being awarded to schools in addition to those currently received from their local authority.

The funds are allocated according to how many pupils at primary school or in years 1 to 3 at secondary are eligible for free school meals. An amount of £1,200 per eligible pupil will be awarded.
The Government will pass the funding directly to head teachers who will then assume responsibility for using it to raise pupil attainment.

Education Secretary John Swinney said: “I want every child in Scotland to have the best possible start in life, and it is unacceptable for children from the poorest backgrounds to have their chances limited by circumstances outside their control.

“This government has made clear our priority is to close the poverty-related attainment gap and our new £120m Pupil Equity Funding is aimed at doing just that.”

The allocation to schools in North Ayrshire is as follows:

School Amount
Abbey Primary School £84,000
Annick Primary School  £63,600
Ardeer Primary School   £98,400
Beith Primary School  £105,600
Blacklands Primary School  £48,000
Brisbane Primary School  £33,600
Brodick Primary School  £7,200
Caledonia Primary School  £104,400
Castlepark Primary School  £217,200
Corsehill Primary School   £68,400
Cumbrae Primary School  £8,400
Dalry Primary School   £121,200
Dreghorn Primary School  £74,400
Dykesmains Primary School  £81,600
Elderbank Primary School  £193,200
Fairlie Primary School  £7,200
Garnock Academy  £38,400
Gateside Primary School   £7,200
Glebe Primary School   £84,000
Glencairn Primary School  £79,200
Hayocks Primary School  £160,800
Kelburn Primary School   £70,800
Lamlash Primary School  £9,600
Lawthorn Primary School   £51,600
Loudoun-Montgomery Primary School  £69,600
Mayfield Primary School   £79,200
Moorpark Primary School   £82,800
Pennyburn Primary School  £112,800
Skelmorlie Primary School   £6,000
St Anthony’s Primary School   £70,800
St Bridget’s Primary School  £66,000
St John Ogilvie Primary School   £63,600
St John’s Primary School   £48,000
St Luke’s Primary School   £40,800
St Mark’s Primary School  £109,200
St Mary’s Primary School   £15,600
St Palladius’ Primary School  £21,600
St Peter’s Primary School   £63,600
St Winning’s Primary School  £39,600
Stanley Primary School   £182,400
West Kilbride Primary School   £46,800
Whitehirst Park  £31,200
Whiting Bay Primary School  £6,000
Winton Primary School   £73,200
Woodlands Primary School  £182,400
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