Early Years Pupil Premium

If your child is aged 3 or 4 and your family receive Benefits, Purley Nursery School may be entitled to £300 additional funding to enhance the education of your child. 

 

The funding known as Early Years Pupil Premium or EYPP will be provided by the London Borough of Croydon and is available to children aged 3 and 4 years whose parents or carers are in receipt of certain Benefits or for children who have been in care or have left care through adoption or child arrangement orders.

 

How can the extra funds help my child?

 

This extra funding can be used in lots of ways to give them the best start in life and prepare them for full time school. 

 

For example, the funding can be used to provide:-

  • Specialist training for staff e.g. speech and language development
  • Extra or individual support in a particular learning area
  • Extra equipment to support particular development
  • Additional staffing or staff hours to enable further support for your child

Do I qualify for EYPP?

 

If you receive one of the following benefits, you may be entitled to claim extra funding for your child:-

  • Income Support
  • Income based Job Seeker Allowance
  • Income related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit (providing you are not also entitled to Working Tax Credit and have an annual gross income of less than £16,190)
  • Working Tax Credit run-on (paid for 4 weeks after you stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit)
  • Support under Part VI (six) of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999
  • The guaranteed element of State Pension credit

Or if your child:-

  • Has been looked after by the Local Authority in care for at least one day
  • Has been adopted from care
  • Has left care through Special Guardianship or subject child arrangement orders

What do I do next?

 

If you think you may qualify it is quick and easy; complete an application form from the School Office.

 

 In 2017 -18 the level of the premium was 53p per hour, per eligible pupil. 

 

The nursery received EYPP funding for seven children who started attending at three entry points across the academic year.  The sum received was a total of £2,267.85

                                    Pupil premium   2017 – 18              Plan and Spending Analysis

  Activity

What are we going to do?

  Rationale

Why are we going to do this?

   Cost

How much will it cost?

   Impact

What difference

Deliver intervention programmes with a specific focus on the development of communication and language skills for target children eg specific activities based on speech and language therapy interventions

   

To increase outcomes in ‘speaking’, and ‘listening and attention’.  For all children to achieve at age related expectations.

Initial assessments on entry points showed that this target group of children all needed ongoing support within this Prime area of the EYFS.

Staffing costs to provide cover for keyworker to implement interventions with small groups of focus children

 

 

 

                           £2,017.85

 

(N.B. Full cost £2,660)

 

Observational assessment shows:

·        Higher levels of confidence in participation of target group in activities

·        Data analysis shows that all target children achieved at ‘age related’ or ‘above’ in all aspects of the curriculum with the exception of one child with high level needs despite the group including children who were underachieving on entry

·        All target children made expected or better progress in both ‘speaking’ and ‘listening and attention’ with the exception of one child with high level needs

 

In 2018 -19 the level of the premium is 53p per hour, per eligible pupil. 

Autumn term 2018: seven children are eligible for EYPP funding.

Spring term ’18:

Summer term ’18:

                                    Pupil premium   2018 – 19              Spending Plan

  Activity

What are we going to do?

  Rationale

Why are we going to do this?

   Cost

How much will it cost?

   Impact

What difference

 

 

Continue to deliver intervention programmes with a specific focus on the development of communication and language skills for target children eg specific activities based on speech and language therapy interventions

 

 

   

To increase outcomes in ‘communication and language’.  For all children to achieve at age related expectations.

 

Initial assessments on entry showed that this target group of children will need ongoing support within this Prime area of the EYFS.

Links with whole ‘School Development’

 

Staffing costs to provide cover for keyworker to implement interventions with small groups of focus children

 

 

 

                               £900

                      

 

 

 

 

 

Re-visit

Conditions for Learning

Sustained shared thinking

SALT interventions

 

 

 

 

 To continue to raise staff skills in using questioning techniques to challenge children’s thinking and

 

to further support children’s developing communication skills.  

 

 

Staff INSET

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staff training:

- Early Chatter Matters Project -‘Talking and Listening in the Early Years: The role of the adult as an effective communication partner’ – Helen Moylett

 

 

 

Staffing costs to release staff to attend relevant training:  £315