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Closing The Gap: Raising Attainment For Disadvantaged Pupils

Accelerate the learning of disadvantaged pupils... This dynamic course inspires teachers and leaders with proven strategies to enable our disadvantaged children to reach their potential.

  • Understand the challenges
  • Become a pupil premium champion
  • Support vulnerable pupils
  • Close the gap
Duration
1 day
Price
£265 + VAT
Time
9:15 - 15:30
Available
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About this course

Course description:

This one-day CPD course will provide you with a range of strategies to implement at your school that can help vulnerable or disadvantaged children to reach their potential.

"Closing The Gap: Raising Attainment for Disadvantaged Pupils" provides a detailed overview of the breadth of challenges faced by disadvantaged pupils in today's world. We also explore how to move beyond monitoring and intervention approaches to deliver outstanding, proactive provision that can raise children's aspirations and attainment.

Based on research drawn from national and international projects, as well as our own projects (which have shown outstanding progress), this course will leave you feeling inspired and empowered to implement strategies to support your most vulnerable pupils.

The training will:

  • Give you a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by different groups of disadvantaged pupils, enabling you to plan strategically, based on your current trends and data.
  • Explore the importance of developing a culture of oracy, vocabulary and language across all year groups, including a framework to support staff.
  • Focus on the leadership aspects key to raising attainment for disadvantaged pupils, moving from monitoring and intervention to outstanding proactive provision.
  • Provide you with all the tools needed to become a ‘Pupil Premium Champion’ within your school, from raising aspirations within the community to using language patterns and structures to support pupils in finding their voices.
  • Consider how our Path to Success can be applied, enabling pupils to master the primary curriculum and be ready for the next stages of their education.

Audience:

  • Teachers of EYFS, Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2
  • Teaching Assistants
  • Subject/Phase leaders
  • Senior Leadership Team

What teachers said about this course

"It has been a real inspiration. I feel empowered to make some positive changes in developing our Pupil Premium children further. Also, amazing vocabulary ideas to use and apply across the whole school - win, win!"
Jacqui Johnson, Assistant Head, Eureka Primary School

"Very informative, I feel not only ready for Ofsted but ready to grow children's mindsets by helping them learn about learning."
Leanne Hale, HLTA, Mere Green Primary School

"A day well spent. I feel empowered to move things forward."
Judith McCarthy, Deputy Head, Eccleston Mere Primary School

Further information

As a direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic we are now livestreaming all of our courses. Please see livestream dates below. 

We anticipate resuming in-venue courses after Easter 2021.

Live stream and recorded courses

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    10 February 2021
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      23 March 2021
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        06 May 2021
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          22 September 2021
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            LIVE STREAMING
            29 November 2021
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              Courses at venues

              DURHAM/NEWCASTLE
              29 April 2021
              Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
                LEEDS
                17 May 2021
                The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
                  MANCHESTER
                  08 June 2021
                  Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT
                    LEEDS
                    13 October 2021
                    The Met Hotel, King Street , LEEDS, LS1 2HQ
                      BIRMINGHAM
                      22 October 2021
                      Birmingham Marriott Hotel , 12 Hagley Road, BIRMINGHAM, B16 8SJ
                        LONDON
                        03 November 2021
                        Lancaster Gate Hotel, 66 Lancaster Gate, LONDON, W2 3NA
                          DURHAM/NEWCASTLE
                          10 November 2021
                          Beamish Hall Hotel , Beamish, DURHAM/NEWCASTLE, DH9 0YB
                            MANCHESTER
                            13 December 2021
                            Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club, Worsley Park, MANCHESTER, M28 2QT

                              This course as an INSET Day

                              Our in-service training provides exciting and dynamic ways to inspire, challenge and develop your staff, whether they are Teaching Assistants, Teachers or Senior Leadership.

                              Your first point of contact would be with our Head Office team, who will identify your needs and priorities and ensure that the accompanying training materials we provide are of the very best quality.

                              Like to run this INSET DAY in your school?

                              Send us an enquiry and we will get in touch to talk about your school's requirements.

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