Early Years Pupil Premium

Early Years Pupil Premium

Early Years Pupil Premium funding is additional funding for early years settings to improve the education we provide and raise the quality of our provision and as a result close the gap between children from disadvantaged backgrounds and other children.

Early Years pupil premium could help Golborne & Maxilla offer early learning experiences and activities which will prepare your children for primary school. Your child could benefit from extra resources and equipment to meet their needs.

All children aged three and four (not two year olds), who meet the eligibility criteria will benefit from the funding. The funding is paid directly to us on an hourly rate basis, linked to claimed hours for entitled children. The annual value for a 15 hour place over a year is just over £300.

As an Early Years setting we have the freedom to choose how we spend the money to maximise the impact on children’s learning and development and thus narrow the gap. Maxilla received £4,531.50 and Golborne received £5,135.70 during 2018/19 and we have used the additional funding in the following ways:

Providing an additional staff role –Child initiated to support through play the children identified as at risk of underachievement

Forest school delivery and transport

Targeted Parent and child workshops

Buying in specialist Drama and Dance sessions

Football coach sessions

Buying in an Art Therapy resources

Training for staff

Measuring the impact

We are continually reviewing the impact of interventions and progress for individual children and vulnerable groups, collating data allows us to measure the impact and plan accordingly. Some of the ways we measure and monitor impact in the outcomes for pupils are:

Workshop Evaluation forms

Parent forums

Curriculum achievement Governor Meetings, observing in class and tracking children

Monitoring of Wellcomm language tool

Parent questionnaires

Formal children meeting consultations

Termly monitoring of data

Developing bespoke EYPP Plans for each child which addresses individual needs. These are monitored at pupil progress meetings so that intervention is swift if they are not progressing as well as their peers.

We have identified a Governor to lead on Pupil Premium.

The Governing working party responsible for EYPP Strategy will be introduced Autumn 2019.

Term dates

Autumn Term 2019

  • term starts – Thursday 5th September 2019
  • half term break occurs – Monday 21st October to Friday 25th October 2019
  • back to school from half term – Monday 28th October
  • last day of term – Thursday 19th December

Spring Term 2020

  • term starts – Wednesday 8th January 2020
  • half term break occurs – Monday 17th February to Friday 22nd February 2020
  • back to school from half term Monday 24th February 2020
  • last day of term Friday 3rd April 2020

Summer Term 2020

  • term starts – Tuesday 21st April 2020
  • half term break occurs – Monday 25th May to Friday 29th May 2020
  • back to school from half term – Monday 1st June
  • last day of term – Friday 17th July 2020

Autumn Term 2020