Low Take-Up of Early Years Pupil Premium

Our latest data shows that there were only 622 three and four-year-olds benefitting from the Early Years Pupil Premium in the autumn term funding period at Devon provision. This represented only 8.1% of all early years funding claims for the term; this was down from a take-up rate of 9.3% of all claims in the summer term funding period.

The Early Years Pupil Premium is additional funding for early years providers to improve the education they provide for some three- and four-year-olds. Ofsted requires evidence of impact of this funding, showing that the gap in children’s outcomes has narrowed. For more information on the Early Years Pupil Premium and how to apply please visit our webpages