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:
· 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