The National Pupil Premium Event 2021

Wednesday 10 February 2021

09:50 - 16:00

Online Event

With the impact of Covid-19 threatening to reverse progress made on the attainment gap between disadvantaged pupils and their peers, the Pupil Premium is more important than ever.

At this event, hear the latest updates on Pupil Premium policy and evidence-based strategies from key bodies in the education sector. You will also have the opportunity to hear a series of best-practice case studies on a range of topics, including improving cultural capital, supporting looked after children and developing a whole-school Pupil Premium strategy. This event also features a structured networking in which you will have the chance to discuss improving attainment in core subjects with colleagues from similar schools.

Caroline Sharp, our Research Director, is delivering a keynote at 10.00am on Employing Evidence-Based Pupil Premium Strategies:

  • Highlighting the latest research in improving disadvantaged pupil’s attainment and outcomes
  • Developing Pupil Premium strategies with relevant research and data in mind
  • The characteristics of schools where disadvantaged pupils perform well
  • What makes a good intervention? best practice and common challenges
  • Responding to Covid-19: effective practice so far and next steps

Other speakers include:

  • Andrew Lagden, Independent Education Consultant (Chair)
  • Helen Everitt, Deputy Headteacher, Oriel High School
  • Ryan Sallows, School Business Manager, Oriel High School
  • David Nisbet, Head of School, James Calvert Spence College
  • Jane Calladine, Executive Headteacher, Parkview and Redwood Primary Schools Federation and Chair, Primary Strategy Group, Derby Opportunity Area
  • Elizabeth Funge, Head of Education Improvement, East Sussex County Council
  • Ben Pollard, Pupil Premium Lead, Heathfield Community College
  • Dr Jeffery Quaye, External Expert, Ofqual and National Director of Education and Standards, Aspirations Academies Trust
  • Steve Moffitt, Chief Executive Officer, A New Direction

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