PUPIL PREMIUM STRATEGY STATEMENT
The aim of the Early Years Pupil Premium is to narrow or close the gap between children from disadvantaged backgrounds and other children, by providing additional funding to schools and settings such as ours, therefore providing the opportunity to raise the quality of provision we offer.
All children aged three and four who meet the eligibility criteria will benefit from the funding. This funding is paid directly to us on an hourly rate basis, linked to claimed hours for entitled children. In order to be able to claim this funding we require parents to sign the funding agreement which asks for details of parent’s date of birth and National Insurance or NASS (Asylum) number.
Which three-and four-year-olds will be eligible for the EYPP?
A child will be eligible for the EYPP if they:
As an Early Years setting we have the freedom to choose how we spend the money to best support disadvantaged children in our care. Our Nursery School will use any additional funding in the following ways:
For more information on Pupil Premium, please see the DfE website here.