Service Pupil Premium (SPP)

Service personnel with children in State Schools in England must notify schools of their children’s eligibility for SPP by 17 January 2019 census.



Service personnel with children in state schools in England only have until 17 January 2019 census to notify schools of their children’s eligibility for the Service Pupil Premium (SPP).

Service parents who have children attending schools in England are urged to let their child’s school know about their child’s service status before 17 January 2019 census.

For more information visit the Department for Education website.

Or contact DCYP by email:

Published 7 December 2012
Last updated 3 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added the Service pupil premium (SPP) information sheet.
  2. Updated the page with the confirmed census date of 17 January 2019.
  3. Updated email addresses and the closing date for applications.
  4. Updated dates as requested by the Directorate for Children & Young People (DCYP).
  5. Updated eligibility criteria.
  6. Updated information for 2018 applications
  7. Added updated information about the SPP and added examples of best practice document.
  8. Updated deadline date.
  9. Added updated Service Pupil Premium poster, amended due to take place on date and Department for Education website link.
  10. Corrected date.
  11. Added new version of poster.
  12. Added updated SPP details and new poster.
  13. First published.