Share your thoughts on the Government’s proposals for the implementation of the Early Years Pupil Premium for disadvantaged three- and four-year-olds and moving to ‘participation funding’ for disadvantaged two-year-olds from 2015/16.

The public consultation runs until 22 August and is available at: 

The Early Years Pupil Premium will provide nurseries, schools and other providers of government funded early education with extra funding for each eligible child.  It will give disadvantaged three and four year old children better access to early education and improve the quality of provision which evidence shows can have a major impact on their school readiness.