Between 2020 and 2021 just over 2 million pupils were eligible for pupil premium, according to the Department for Education. In this video Mark Rowland, Pupil Premium Adviser at the Unity Schools partnership discusses working with schools to close the pupil attainment gap and foster a better sense of belonging for disadvantaged children.
1 in 5 children and young people in West London aren’t getting the support they need to thrive. In this video, Louisa Mitchell, Chief Executive of West London Zone shares the benefits of working in partnership to create bespoke support systems for vulnerable children and young people to help them achieve their full potential.
In March 2023, Rishi Sunak ordered a review of sex education in schools. This government update discusses the current guidance in place regarding relationships and sex education in both primary and secondary schools. It further outlines government proposals for updating the guidance and introduces the advisory panel which has been assembled to assess the curriculum in place.
Building opportunities for primary pupils to do STEM activities enriches the curriculum and develops children's skills. Mathew Howells, STEM Coordinator at Ysgol Y Graig Community Primary School discusses how a cross curricular approach to STEM has helped embed the subjects and engage students across the school in STEM activities.