Early years settings and schools will receive £0.53 an hour for each eligible three and four-year-old child, who receive the universal funded early education, to support children's development and help to narrow the gap in attainment between children from disadvantaged backgrounds and their peers.
Please give parents a copy of the explanatory letters and use the Parental Agreement form and completed Section 4 to collect parents' details. This information should be inputted via the e-Hub each term when headcount is open to enable the local authority to check eligibility.
Early Years Pupil Premium - Parent Letter (pdf 22kb)
Early Years Pupil Premium - Polish version (pdf 133kb)
The criteria for Early Years Pupil Premium is as follows:
Early Years Pupil Premium is for all children aged 3 or 4-years-old taking their Funded Early Education hours if their parents or carers are receiving one of the following benefits:
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
The child is looked after by the Local Authority (defined under Section 31 of the Children Act 1989).
Please note: children aged 3 or 4-years-old will automatically be entitled to Early Years Pupil Premium if they are adopted, under a Special Guardianship Order or looked after by a Local Authority other than the East Riding of Yorkshire Council. To claim Early Years Pupil Premium for these children you will need to contact FISH on (01482) 396469 and give the child's details.
EYPP Appeal Forms
This form should be completed by settings if they choose to check a parent’s eligibility for early years pupil premium (EYPP) funding by viewing paper evidence themselves, following an appeal by the parent:
Appeal Form Schools (word 31.6kb)
Appeal Form Settings (word 31.6kb)
When to use this form:
- ONLY after the Local Authority check, using the Government electronic (ECS) checker has found the parents are NOT eligible
- ONLY if a parent disputes the results of the check and wants to appeal the decision if they think the ECS checker is inaccurate or they have recently become eligible.