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.
In the financial year 2023-24, pupil premium spending is set to increase to almost £2.9 billion. Kate Burls, Policy Manager for the Education Endowment Foundation, discusses the importance of using evidence when allocating pupil premium spending in a school to benefit all students and close the attainment gap.
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.