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. We received £4,430.80 during 2017 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

Iroko Drumming Sessions

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

Every child a talker ECAT monitoring

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 review in April 2018.

Term dates

Autumn Term 2018

  • term starts Wednesday 5th September
  • half term break occurs – Monday 22nd  October to Friday 26th October 2018
  • back to school from half term Monday 29th October 2018
  • INSET Day Friday 16th November
  • last day of term Friday 21st December 2018

Spring Term 2019

  • term starts – Tuesday 8th January 2019
  • half term break occurs – Monday 18th February to Friday 22nd February 2019
  • back to school from half term – Monday 25th February
  • last day of term – Friday 5th April 2019

Summer Term 2019

  • term starts – Wednesday 24th April 2019
  • half term break occurs – Monday 27th May to Friday 31st May 2019
  • back to school from half term – Monday 3rd June 2019
  • last day of term Friday 19th July 2019

Autumn Term 2019

  • term starts – Wednesday 4th 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