Early years pupil premium (EYPP)

EYPP is additional funding for your child.  Childcare providers can claim an additional £300 per year to spend on enriching your three and four-year-old child’s education.

It will help your child to:

  • Benefit from extra resources and equipment suited to their needs
  • Enjoy a range of new play, learning and activity experiences
  • Be prepared for starting school

When Ofsted inspects your childcare, they will check to see that the early years pupil premium is helping your child to learn and develop and get ready for school.

If you receive one of the following benefits, your childcare provider may be entitled to claim funding for you child.

  • Income support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income related employment support allowance
  • Child tax credit (providing you are not also entitled to WTC and have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on, paid four weeks after you stop qualifying for WTC
  • Support under part VI of the immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guaranteed element of the state pension credit
  • Universal Credit

Or if your child:

  • Has been looked after by the local authority in care for at least one day
  • Has been adopted from care
  • Has left care through a special guardianship

If you think you qualify, it’s quick and easy.

Talk to your childcare provider.  They will check if you can get the additional funding for your child and they will apply for the funding.

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