Closing the Gap - Effective use of Pupil Premium Funding to Accelerate Progress in English
This half-day course will look at the range of barriers to progress in English and will signpost delegates towards strategies and resources that can be used to help overcome these barriers.
Half day course for
At least 2 people from each school who are responsible for the progress of students eligible for Pupil Premium funding.
Victoria Flynn - General Inspector/Adviser for English
what participants will learn, including Intended impact on practice:
will become familiar with key research findings and available resources to
support them in understanding how best to support pupils eligible for Pupil
Premium Funding. The course aims to equip delegates to effectively plan, monitor and evaluate actions aimed at raising attainment in English for Disadvantaged pupils, using a research and evidence informed approach.
Course content and
evidence-based research about the what makes the biggest difference to Pupil Premium pupils and the effective use of Pupil Premium funding;
exploring what this means for English Leadership;
at materials and resources to support intervention planning.
Participants should bring:
This course is designed for Primary and
Secondary School staff who are responsible for planning and implementing
a Disadvantaged Pupil strategy in English, particularly with
pupil premium funding, to ensure that pupils catch up and keep up with new
The course should
be attended by at least 2 people from each school who are responsible for the
progress of students eligible for Pupil Premium funding. At least 1 person should have responsibility
for progress in English. For example, a
primary Literacy Lead could attend with the Deputy Head, or a Secondary Head of
English could attend with the member of SLT responsible for Disadvantaged
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