09:15 - 09:30

Chair's Opening Remarks

  • What are the next steps for Pupil Premium: Current funding available  
  • With the recovery premium coming to an end, what recovery support is still available to you?
Natalie Perera

Natalie Perera

Chief Executive, Education Policy Institute

09:30 - 10:15

Keynote Session: Using Pupil Premium to Address the Attainment and Attendance Gap for Disadvantaged Pupils

  • Reviewing the long-term impact of the pandemic related learning gap following the return to pre-pandemic assessment methods   
  • Mapping the key areas of inequality faced by pupil premium pupils based on 2023 results  
  • Providing support for disadvantaged pupils to improve attendance and engagement 
  • Supporting students facing financial deprivation through initiatives like the school breakfast club 
  • Wider services to support families living in disadvantage including poor mental health and social isolation
Live Q&A
10:05 - 10:15
9.29.22 Tim Oates

Tim Oates CBE

Director of Assessment Research and Development, Cambridge Assessment

David Holmes CBE

Chief Executive, Family Action

10:15 - 10:45

‘Interventions Work: But Don't Waste Your Money’

In this session, we will explore case studies on how to maximise the effectiveness of educational interventions, as well as the importance of optimising your Pupil Premium funding


Live Q&A
10:35 - 10:45

Josh Blackburn

Chief Operating Officer, TLC LIVE

10:45 - 11:15

Networking Break

Meet your colleague and make new connections via our virtual platform.

11:15 - 12:00

Workshop Session: Developing your Pupil Premium Strategy

  • Incorporating the 3-tiered approach: the DfE menu of approaches  
  • Incorporating the voices of curriculum and pastoral staff members when building your strategy   
  • Ensuring your strategy works within the wider workload and processes of your school: making the necessary adjustments where needed for implementation  
  • Moving learning beyond labels: converting the causes of disadvantage into classroom consequences to achieve inclusion 

In this session, we will include an interactive workshop, to get you thinking about how you can ensure you develop a strategy that works for your school. You will have a chance to share experiences and ideas with your colleagues from across the country. 

Live Q&A
11:30 - 11:40
Matt Bromley

Matt Bromley

Education Author and Advisor, Bromley Education

12:00 - 12:15


12:15 - 13:05

Learning from Best Practice Panel Discussion: Designing and Implementing Effective Pupil Premium Strategies

  • Using evidence to develop your pupil premium strategy
  • Effectively measuring where the gaps in attainment lie within your school
  • Diagnosing need to maximise outcomes for your socio-economically disadvantaged pupils
  • Implementing an effective strategy
  • Effectively Supporting Looked After children and pupils with SEND through Pupil Premium
  • Evidencing and Sustaining Pupil Premium Strategy Through Continuously Monitoring Outcomes
Live Q&A
12:55 - 13:05

Kate Burls

Policy Manager, Education Endowment Foundation (EEF)

Naheeda Maharasingam

Headteacher, Rathfern Primary School

Duncan Roberts

Duncan Roberts

Principal, Joyce Frankland Academy

Suzanne Parrott

Suzanne Parrott

Executive Headteacher and Associate Director, Education Standards, Children with a Social Worker, Achieving for Children Virtual School

13:05 - 13:15

Chair's Closing Remarks

Natalie Perera

Natalie Perera

Chief Executive, Education Policy Institute

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