Early Years Pupil Premium

From April 2015 eligible three and four year olds attending the Kings Lynn Nursery School will attract the Early Years Pupil Premium funding if they meet at least one of the following criteria:

◦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

◦Universal Credit

•they have been looked after for 1 day or more

•they have been adopted from care

•they have left care under a special guardianship order or residence order

Children must be eligible for free three year old early education in order to attract EYPP funding. Please ask at the School Office if you are unsure of how to claim.

Children attracting pupil premium will receive additional support from an early years assistant to improve their learning outcomes. Please see the Early Years Pupil Premium Policy for further details.

Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP) allocation for 2017/2018 Academic Year

Number of Children on Roll: 101

Number of Children Eligible for EYPP funding: 13  at approximately £300/year

The funding will be targeted to:

1. Improve staffing ratios to allow additional targeted interventions / catch up groups to improve levels of overall attainment. Particular focus will be given to

a. Communication and language;

b. Personal, social and emotional development

2. Provide additional supported places at the lunch club to enable them to improve their social skills and increase in self-confidence.