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||Participants who will have an interest in this event will include headteachers, deputy headteachers, assistant headteachers, education advisers, school business managers, virtual school heads, school improvement officers, governors and anyone responsible for co-ordinator or implementing Pupil premium use. The course focuses on raising attainment using the pupil premium; addressing underachievement in vulnerable groups, identifying the most effective areas to target using the additional funding and evidencing to Ofsted good practice and the closing of the attainment gap. The course looks at ways to demonstrate good use of the pupil premium, and it looks at accountability. It explores the role of school business managers in providing clear audit trail and demonstrating value for money for the interventions. Further details regarding the course content can be found in the session time table
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|Learning outcomes for participants/users and, where relevant, pupils or students
Aimed at: Participants who will have an interest in this event will include headteachers, deputy headteachers, assistant headteachers, education advisers, school business managers, virtual school heads,
school improvement officers, governors and anyone responsible for co-ordinator or implementing Pupil premium use.
By the end of the course participants will:
• Have a better understanding of how schools can use their freedoms and pupil premium funding to close the attainment gap
• Understand the role and responsibility of the Governing body in holding the school to account and ensuring effective use of pupil premium
• Understand how to demonstrate effective use of pupil premium funding to Ofsted and other stakeholders
• Build the evidence base to support good practice
• Be aware of good practice nationally and have an awareness of effective interventions across schools through Pupil Premium Reviews
• Know and use data to demonstrate and optimise Pupil Premium impact
• Understand how curricular freedoms can support the learning of disadvantaged pupils
• develop a strategic approach to Pupil Premium use through targeting and planning interventions to best suit their school community
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|How users/participants can evaluate success
How we evaluate the training:
• Participants evaluate the training based upon the relevance to professional needs, the quality of the tuition, the quality of the training material, and the organisation, management and accommodation.
• Delegates identify further training requirements
• Follow up questionnaires are sent to delegates asking for feedback over time.
• A track record is maintained for each course and for each tutor. Feedback and evaluation is shared with tutors in order to identify and inform development.
|Follow-up activities and support
Following attendance on a course, all delegates are welcome to contact the main office with any questions and queries relating to the training and its application within school.
For most courses, tailored follow up consultancy services, coaching and mentoring are available but these are at a separate cost. For quotations, delegates should contact the main office as discounts are available.
Raising Attainment Using the Pupil Premium
• Requirements of funding
Narrowing the Gap Through the Pupil Premium
• Addressing underachievement in vulnerable groups
• Identifying the most effective areas to target using the additional funding
• Evidencing to Ofsted good practice and the closing of the attainment gap
Demonstrating Good Use of the Pupil Premium to Ofsted
• Practical strategies based on shared good practice nationally
Using Data to Support Effective Pupil Premium Interventions
• Using school specific data and knowledge and the national and local evidence base to develop an effective strategy
• Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of interventions:
Supporting Disadvantaged SEND/ CLA Pupils to Achieve Using the Pupil Premium
• Key areas for development in using Pupil Premium funding to increase attainment of disadvantaged pupils with SEND/ CLA
• Engaging parents to enhance attainment and achievement
Accountability of the Pupil Premium
• Looking at role of school business managers, providing clear audit trail , demonstrating value for money for the interventions, publish Pupil Premium expenditure online
• Ensuring data systems can adequately identify and track pupils entitled to the funding
Developing an evidence base for Pupil Premium interventions
• Using the evidence base to improve interventions
• Developing initiatives to raise the attainment of the poorest pupils in the most challenging schools
• Good practice
• Time for participants to reflect on day and identify areas for school action
The tutor is an experienced trainer and consultant and is also a serving headteacher. All of the tutor’s headships have been in schools in challenging social contexts. He has led his present school out of the category that it was placed in at the time of his appointment. It was judged as good at the last inspection and he is leading it to outstanding. During OFSTED and HMI visits he has been praised for his dynamism and vision as a leader. The tutor is in the later stages of completing training to become an inspector. In addition to his current headship, The tutor currently works as a Learning Consultant and is involved in providing leadership training packages. The tutor has worked as a Regional Facilitator for TDA West Midlands providing bespoke consultancy support and training. During his teaching career, he has been employed by both the Dudley PE and Numeracy Advisory services to deliver in-service training to primary schools. Before becoming a Deputy Headteacher of a large primary school the tutor was also a Strategic Manager of Teaching and Learning, a role which involved working with colleagues developing pedagogical expertise and know-how. He has an excellent track record with the company with participants rating him as outstanding.