Early Years Pupil Premium

What is Early Years Pupil Premium?

Pupil Premium is a Government fund given to eligible pupils to ensure that all children have an equal opportunity to learn and achieve. If eligible we received £302 for Children in Foundation Stage 1 at kexborough Primary School.  This will be used to raise standards of progress and overcome barriers to learning: Poor attendance, language delay; behaviour including poor social skills; emotional well-being; poor physical development.

Who is entitled to Early Years Pupil Premium?  

Children aged 3 and 4 years old who attend state-funded education will be eligible for EYPP if they meet at least 1 of the following criteria:

 – their family gets one of the following:

·         Income support

·         Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance

·         Income-related Employment and Support Allowance

·         Support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999

·         The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit

·         Child Tax Credit (provided they are not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16.190)

·         Working Tax Credit

·         Universal Credit

-they are currently being looked after by a local authority in England or Wales

-they have left care in England or Wales through:

·         Adoption                                                                                                                                       

·         A special guardianship order

·         A child arrangement order

What should I do if I think my child is eligible?      

Please click on the link below in order to make an application

Barnsley MBC Applications