It is additional Government funding to enhance your 3 and 4 year old's education.
Your child's early education provision preschool, nursery or childminder - could receive up to £300 a year for your child to support their individual learning if they are eligible.
You may apply for Early Years Pupil Premium if your child is ages 3 or 4 years old, is receiving free early years education hours at a nursery, and you are in receipt of one or more of the following benefits:
Or your child has been:
Your nursery, will work in partnership with you to carefully consider the learning and development needs of your child and use the additional funding to support them with the following areas:
When Ofsted inspect your nursery, they will check to see that the Early Years Pupil Premium additional funding is helping your child to learn and develop and get ready for school.
Parents can apply for the funding by completing the registration form at the childcare setting. This gives your childcare provider consent to upload your details via a secure web based system to the Local Authority, who will then complete a check. This is done at the same time as the nursery or child-minder applies for your child's early education funding.