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Children’s Services Education & Skills, Childcare Strategy, School Improvement, Early Years Learning and Welfare Early Years Pupil Premium Making a difference.

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Page 1: Children’s Services Education & Skills, Childcare Strategy, School Improvement, Early Years Learning and Welfare Early Years Pupil Premium Making a difference.

Children’s Services Education & Skills, Childcare Strategy,School Improvement, Early Years Learning and Welfare

Early Years Pupil Premium

Making a difference

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Agenda

What is the EYPP:• Who can claim• Eligibility criteria• Process for claiming – for PVI providers

- for maintained schools

How to spend your EYPP

Any questions

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What is the Early Years Pupil Premium?

Introduced in April 2015

To support providers to:• bridge the gap between the most and least

advantaged children• improve disadvantaged children's outcomes

53p per hour per eligible child => £302.10 per year (child accessing full 15 hours)• pro rata for less than 15 hours

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Who can claim the EYPP?

Early Years Pupil Premium can be claimed by providers, including school nurseries, if:• a 3 or 4 year old is accessing a free early

education place at their setting and• the child’s parent /carer receives one of the

following benefits:

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What is the eligibility criteria? Income Support

Income-based Jobseekers Allowance

Income-related Employment and Support Allowance

Support under Part VI of the Immigration & Asylum Act 1999

The guaranteed element of State Pension Credit

Child Tax Credit (provided the family is not entitled to WTC & have an annual gross income of no more than £16,190)

Working Tax Credit run-on

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What is the eligibility criteria?

Or the child falls into one of the following groups: • Looked after by the local authority for at least

one day• Adopted from care• Has left care through a special guardianship

order• Is subject to a child arrangement order

(previously known as a residence order)

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How do I claim the EYPP?

Step 1

Make the parents/carers aware of the Factsheet & encouragethem to complete the EYPP Registration Form if theybelieve they may be eligible.

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Step 2: PVI Providers

A - for families who receive one of the eligible benefits

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Step 2: Maintained schools

A - for families who receive one of the eligible benefits

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Step 2: Maintained schools

A - for families who receive one of the eligible benefits

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Step 2: Maintained schools

A - for families who receive one of the eligible benefits

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Step 2: Maintained schools

A - for families who receive one of the eligible benefits

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Step 2: Maintained schools

A - for families who receive one of the eligible benefits

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Step 2: PVI Providers & Maintained schools

B - If a parent/carer indicates that their child belongs to one of the following groups:

• Has been adopted from care• Has left care through a special guardianship order• Is subject to a child arrangement order

1. You will need to see a copy of the court order

2. Record this on the EYPP Registration Form

3. Email funding team with the child's details

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Step 3

1. The funding team will check eligibility through the Eligibility Checking System (ECS)

2. We will inform providers /schools which children are eligible via email and ask that they inform parent/carers if they are eligible or not.

3. Payment will be made at the end of each term along with the final early years funding payment.

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Looked-after children

1. Each term funding team will run report to identify eligible looked-after children.

2. LAC Virtual Head will send letter to providers /schools where looked-after children attend, detailing what is required.

3. On confirmation that conditions have been met, LAC Virtual head will authorise funding team to make payments to providers/schools.

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Out of area looked-after children

The Local Authority cannot pay EYPP for out of area looked-after children.

Providers / schools will need to invoice the Local Authority who has placed the child.

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Re-checks

The eligibility of children receiving the funding will be automatically checked again at the beginning of the academic year when the child takes up their 4 year old funded place.

You do not need to apply for children on a termly basis, only in the first term that a child accesses their funded place (unless a parent/carer makes you aware that their circumstances may have changed which may now make them eligible for the EYPP).

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Re-checks continued

The families of 2 year olds who are receiving a free early education place will automatically be checked using the information provided by the parent/carer in their application for a Free for 2 place.

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How to Spend your EYPP Pooling the EYPP to purchase shared services

Buying in training & accessing specific training

Buying in services from external agencies

Visiting outstanding provision

Improving staff member’s qualifications

Providing additional staff to implement strategies such as the Early Years Language Programme

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Raising the Quality of your Offer Have you made contact with your local Children’s

Centre

If the child attends term time only, what provision have you put in place for the holidays?

Who will be leading the spending and impact of the EYPP?

How will the EYPP improve the quality of provision for early language and literacy?

How will it improve the quality of teaching & learning

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Raising the Quality of your Offer How could it contribute to practitioners CPD and

how would the impact be measured?

How can you encourage a professional dialogue and debate to learn from other settings?

How could this improve the quality of the physical environment and “resources”?

How can you improve Parent’s involvement and engagement in their child’s learning?

How are you identifying children’s needs?

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Raising the Quality of your Offer

How could you effect and impact on a child’s home learning environment?

How are you measuring progress and impact of the EYPP?

Are you considering the evidence that shows that having a graduate in a setting helps to improve the quality of practice?

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Raising the Quality of your Offer

Education Endowment Foundation Toolkit

http://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/toolkit/early-years

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Raising the Quality of your Offer

Early Education – Learning together about Learning project

https://www.early-education.org.uk/eypp

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Any questions?