Check early years pupil premium eligibility

Could your child's school or childcare provider be entitled to additional funding through Early Years Pupil Premium?

ONLY apply if your child was born between 01st April 2019 and 31st August 2022

Applications can only be made in the term your child turns 2 / is already 2 years old.

If you meet one or more of the following criteria and your child has started their Universal Nursery Education Funding Entitlement; their school or childcare provider may be able to claim additional funding to support your child's learning and development, alternatively if you wish to speak to a member of our Information for Families team, please call 01902 554242.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Universal Credit
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Jobseekers Allowance
  • Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
  • Universal Credit
  • The guarantee element of State Pension Credit
  • Working Tax Credit run-on, which is paid for 4 weeks after families stop qualifying for Working Tax Credit
  • Child Tax Credit (with no Working Tax Credit) with an annual household income of no more than £16,190
  • Support from NASS (National Asylum Support Service) under part 6 of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999


  • Child is a Looked After Child, or has been in Local Authority Care for one day or more
  • Your child has been adopted from local authority care
  • Your child has left care under Special Guardianship or a Child Arrangement Order, an Adoption Order or a Special Guardianship Order

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If you give your consent to these terms then please continue with your application. If you need to withdraw your consent at any time then please contact the Information for Families Service on 01902 554242

Note, all dates should be in the format dd/mm/yyyy, for example, 31/03/2024

To proceed you must indicate if the application is being made on behalf of the Parent/Carer by a third party (Select Yes) or the application is being made by the Parent/Guardian (select No).

If you have any queries or questions, please do not hesitate to contact us on 01902 554242.

Person applying on behalf of Parent/Carer

Parent/Carer Details

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Note: either one of the National Insurance or NASS numbers is required

Child's Details

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