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Headcount Information

The 2021 Spring term early year’s headcount day is Thursday the 21st January 2021.

The Headcount data is now done using the Early Years Provider Portal by the PVIs and childminders.

The deadline to send your completed Headcount(via Provider Portal) is on Friday the 29th January 2021.

If you have any queries please contact the relevant person at the Local authority.

The eligible DOB's for 2 ,3 and 4 Year Old funding for Spring 21 are as follows:

• a 2-year-old has a date of birth between 01-01-2018 and 31-12-2018.

• a 3-year-old has a date of birth between 01-01-2017 and 31-12-2017.

• a 4-year-old has a date of birth between 01-01-2016 and 31-12-2016.

Early Years Pupil Premium (EYPP)

 To be eligible for EYPP a child must:
  • Receive free early education. They do not have to take up the full 570 hours of early education that they are entitled to.
  • Have a DOB of within the range of 01 January 2016 to 31 December 2017.
  • Meet at least one of the criteria’s as specified in the Eligibility Criteria document

Only the Maintained School Nurseries will be sent an Initial EYPP list by 7th January 2021. The deadline to return the updated Summer EYPP spreadsheets for School Nurseries is the 29th January 2021. Please refer to the Guidance document for instructions on how to complete and return the spreadsheet to the local authority.

Early Years Providers and childminders who wish to claim EYPP for their pupils, will enter the carer details (Surname, Name, DOB and NINO ) with the headcount which would then be run against ECS and results for EYPP will be sent via a Provider portal EYPP Report.

If you have any questions concerning EYPP please contact Halak Nanavaty on 07917521328 or Halak.Nanavaty@Wokingham.gov.uk