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Early Years Pupil Premium 2017-18

Early Years Pupil Premium Allocation 2017-2018
Basis of Funding Eligible Children 2017-18 Overall Allocation
Funding per child = 38 weeks @ 15 hours per week @ £0.53 per hour = £302.10 Number of children = 55 55 Children @ £302.10 = £16,615.5

The Pupil Premium is additional funding provided as of April 2015 to Early Years settings. The funding is additional to main school funding. It is allocated according to the number of 3 and 4 year olds in state funded early education who meet at least one of the following criteria:
  1. Their family receives one of the following:-

    • 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
    • Income Support

  2. they have been in local-authority care for 1 day or more in England or Wales
  3. they have been adopted from care in England or Wales
  4. they have left care under a special guardianship order or residence order in England or Wales

Children for whom we receive Pupil Premium for are referred to as 'disadvantaged' by the government and this funding is provided to close the achievement gap between this group and other children.
Breakdown of how the funding will be used in 2016-17:-
  • Work with a musician to develop communication and language skills, early phonics and early number skills
  • Work with a creative artist to develop shared sustained thinking and problem solving skills during high quality adult-child inter-actions
  • Additional training for staff on emotional well-being to help children self-regulate behaviour and become school-ready
  • Forest School leadership training to support children with critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Story box resources to develop early phonics and literacy skills