Early Years Pupil Premium is a parent income related funding for Nursery children to help support their learning.

Some ways in which Early Years Pupil Premium may be used are:

  • Providing resources for parents to support their child’s learning at home, this could be writing materials, books or maths equipment.
  • Funding towards extra curricular activities and school trips/visits.
  • Support with the purchase of school uniform and equipment.
  • Interventions and extra adult support if needed.


You may be eligible if you get at least one of the following:


You may also get early years pupil premium if your child is currently being looked after by a local authority in England or Wales or if your child has left care in England or Wales through:

  • adoption
  • special guardianship order
  • a child arrangements order


Your eligibility will automatically be checked when your child starts Nursery.