Tag: Pupil Premium Funding

Peer Tutoring at Pakeman Primary in London

Coaching for Progress are delighted to have recently worked in Partnership with Pakeman Primary School in London – winners of the National Pupil Premium Awards in 2013.   Pupils were trained in workshops on how to become effective Peer Tutors and they did a fantastic job. We feel confident that under the Leadership of Lynne… Read more »

Summer Schools Programme for Disadvantaged Pupils

Secondary schools can now apply for the second year of the Summer Schools Programme for disadvantaged pupils. The programme, which makes £50 million available from the Pupil Premium, allows schools to offer a one or two week summer schools for disadvantaged pupils moving into Year 7 in September 2013. This extra support will ensure pupils are… Read more »

New Education Endowment Fund Toolkit Lists: Feedback, Meta Cognition & Self Regulation and Peer Tutoring as the Highest Impact Strategies for Raising Attainment

Coaching for Progress are delighted to see the findings of the revised pupil Premium toolkit that has just been released by the EEF. The Toolkit considers which strategies are the most effective at improving outcomes for Pupil Premium pupils.   The top 3 are:   1) Feedback:   Feedback is information given to the learner and/or the teacher about… Read more »

Increased OFSTED focus on use of Pupil Premium Funding & Year 7 Catch-Up Premium

In his recent letter to all schools Sir Michael Wilshaw, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector, has announced that with effect from 25th February 2013, OFSTED will be reporting specifically on the performance of pupils supported through the Pupil Premium, compared to all other pupils in the school.   He has also announced that inspectors will scrutinise… Read more »