Children are always ready to shake the tree of knowledge - Loris Malaguzzi

The Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) is additional funding for early years settings to improve the education they provide for disadvantaged three and four year-olds.

Eligible children must be three or four years old and using their free early education entitlement and their parent or carer must receive one of the following benefits:

  • 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’re not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)

  • Working Tax Credit run-on, which is paid for 4 weeks after they stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit

Funding may also be available if a child falls into one of the following groups:

  • Looked after by the Local Authority

  • Adopted from Care

  • Has left Care through a Special Guardianship Arrangement

  • Has left Care and is subject to a Child Arrangement Order (previously known as a residence order

Please click below to see how the Centre has spent its Early Years Pupil Premium Funding in 2016/2017

Early Years Pupil Premium Report 2016/2017