What is jersey premium?
Jersey Premium is a targeted funding programme for schools which has been introduced to help all children get the very best from their education.
States fee-paying and non-fee-paying schools have received extra funding for their eligible pupils since January 2017.
The Education and Social Security Departments work together to identify children who are eligible for Jersey Premium. Parents and schools will be informed who their eligible pupils are.
If you do not want your child to benefit from Jersey Premium, you need to inform your child's school in writing.
There are three eligibility criteria:
If you think your family would qualify for Income Support if you had lived in the Island for five years, you can find out if your child is eligible for Jersey Premium by completing a short questionnaire - see 'useful links'