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How to spend your EYPP funding money?

Pupil Premium WordcloudWith the new term just about here we have the pleasure of a small amount of funding dedicated to closing the gap. Ofsted want justifiable spending aimed at benefitting these vulnerable EYPP children (in fact, it’s embedded in the new Common Inspection Framework). So what is everyone doing with the money?

We have heard of it being used for everything from incentivising staff (we’re not 100% convinced about that being acceptable) to resources, training staff to external support agencies. It has to be good thing whatever you spend your EYPP on, so what will you be doing with yours? Let us know in the comments!

If you are really stuck we found a few good articles about what EYPP is for and what to do with it here, here and here.

About the author: Matt Stanford

Matt Stanford
Matt has been working in education for 10 years, teaching science to all ages from preschool to degree. Before he became a teacher he studied chemistry at Masters level and completed his PhD at The University of Warwick. It was during his time at university that he got involved in outreach work in local primary schools and found his passion for inspiring learning.

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