Schools don’t usually group all disadvantaged pupils together and deliberately teach them badly. A lack of progress by this sub-group maybe a result of more generic issues across the school; disadvantaged children are just impacted on more.
It’s always interesting to visit other schools. Increasingly I’m being asked to support schools that have fallen on hard times due to an Ofsted inspection. The Pupil Premium Review is one such support device; I tend to operate from an ABC perspective as I’m digging around and chatting to people. Read more
Submitted by Debbie Sayers
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