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Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)

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Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)

The Early Years Pupil Premium is additional funding for Early Years providers to help them improve the education they provide for disadvantaged 3 and 4 year-olds.  

We would encourage providers to speak to parents to find out who is eligible for EYPP funding. In particular, the parents of children who took up the free entitlement of 15 hours for 2 year olds, as many of these children will attract EYPP when they turn 3. Providers must ensure the relevant section within the Parent /Provider Agreement (PPA-U or PPA-E) is filled in for eligible children.

Children whose parents/carers receive one of the following benefits will generate EYPP for their provider:

Or the child has:

  • Been in local-authority care for 1 day or more in England or Wales.
  • Been adopted from care in England or Wales
  • Left care under a special guardianship order or residence order in England or Wales 

Where a parent is entitled to Working Tax Credit during the four-week period immediately after their employment ceases, or after they start to work less than 16 hours per week, their children are entitled to EYPP

Please note – From September 2017 with the introduction of the Extended Free Entitlement  offer giving working parents an additional 15 hours entitlement per week up to a maximum of 30 hours in total (term time only), Pupil Premium will only be paid to providers for the Universal 15 hours a child attends. Any additional hours claimed under the Extended entitlement will not attract Pupil Premium funding.

Please click here to find out if you are eligible for Early Years Pupil Premium


Last updated 21/08/2017

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