For some primary schools pupil premium funding is a large proportion of their budget, but how can you ensure you are making the most effective use for your disadvantaged pupils.
You’ve read the research, you’ve talked to your colleagues and you know that mixed ability grouping is probably the next step, but how will it work in Maths lessons?
I am extremely passionate about working together to end inequality in education and ensuring that a school's Pupil Premium budget is used wisely and for maximum effect.
In 2013 Pakeman Primary School in Holloway, London was named National Primary School of the Year in the Pupil Premium Awards. Read their tips for success in our blog post
Given that over 50% of the pupils to whom we provide one-to-one maths support are in receipt of pupil premium funding we are heavily invested in ensuring that our intervention makes a difference. But what about the rest? And how do you report on impact when Ofsted comes calling?
With the new budget looming along with expected cuts, it is important we still focus on best value when evaluating and meeting the individual needs of our pupils over the next academic year.
Get ready for 2017 Maths SATs: 1 Arithmetic & 2 Reasoning tests & mark schemes in the set