Advice July 2017
As you may be aware, the issue of period poverty has been brought to light recently following an article that was published in The Guardian which highlighted that some disadvantaged female pupils were unable to afford sanitary products and as a result were absent from school during their period.
Information paper August 2016
There are 164 grammar schools in England (2011-12), educating 161,000 students. About 4% of all Year 7 pupils attend grammar schools nationally, but this rises to more than 25% in selective authorities, particularly Buckinghamshire, Kent, Slough and Trafford.
Advice December 2015
The Social Mobility Foundation (SMF) supports ambitious young people from less-privileged backgrounds to access top universities and careers.
Advice December 2014
There is broad consensus that social mobility is a major issue for the UK, in terms of ensuring long-term economic prosperity and creating a more just and equal society.
Advice April 2014
Careers engagement: a good practice brief for leaders of schools and colleges is published in partnership between NFER, ASCL, ATL and the 157 Group of colleges who have come together to support schools and colleges to help young people to take charge of their careers and futures.
Leader article March 2014
The Pupil Premium gives us a huge opportunity to change for the better the lives of poor and disadvantaged young people, says John Dunford. We need to exploit it to the full.
Advice March 2014
The guidance for institutions is in draft form and should be issued shortly. It is likely that the guidance will require institutions to use the funding for meals for eligible students only.