Apply for early years pupil premium

The Government is giving money to Early Years providers to help children from lower income families do their very best. This funding is called "Early Years Pupil Premium" (EYPP). For every child registered for EYPP, the provider that your child attends could receive up to £300.



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

  • Income Support (IS)
  • Income - based (not contribution-based) Job Seeker's Allowance (IBJAS)
  • The Guarantee element of the State Pension Credit 
  • Income-related employment and support allowance or financially supported by NASS (National Asylum Support Service)
  • Child tax credit - except if you meet any of the following criteria:
    • Entitled to working tax credit (regardless of income)
    • Have an annual income in excess of £16,190

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

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