What if?

What if a young illiterate man had not travelled to New York from the Bahamas to find work? What if he hadn’t been rejected from the American Negro Theatre in Harlem because he couldn’t read? What if he hadn’t had to work as a dish washer in a restaurant in New York? What if an […]

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How to use the Pupil premium funding for improving literacy attainment in KS1

In 2013-2014 every pupil on free school meals will be eligible for £900.00 of Pupil Premium funding.  These funds are intended to help disadvantaged pupils catch-up in their academic achievement. Ofsted will be looking for a clear demonstration of the effectiveness of the use of the Pupil Premium.  They will be expecting to see progress in academic […]

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Pupil Premium – FAQ’s

“Britain has one of the widest and most entrenched education attainment gaps between poor and wealthier children in Europe…. Children from low income backgrounds are half as likely to get five good grades at GCSE as their classmates. … They are more likely to leave school at 16, more likely to become Neets (not in […]

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