Making a Difference for Disadvantaged Pupils

‘Making a Difference for Disadvantaged Pupils’, is a programme that we will be running in partnership with Billesley Research School.

This programme is designed to support school leaders to;

  • Engage with the best available research evidence on teaching, learning, and school implementation to help support colleagues with the development of their Pupil Premium Strategy document
  • Use a tiered approach to support pupils learning and progress
  • Identify key priorities within teaching and learning, targeted academic support and wider strategies
  • Apply the principles of effective implementation to embed and sustain the processes, practices and programmes in your strategy
  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of your strategy

The programme is made up of nine modules with a blend of online learning, self-directed learning and face-to-face delivery (face-to-face sessions will take place at Arthur Terry school).

The timetable for this programme is outlined below;

Module 1, 2 & 3: Introduction and pre tasks (Face-to-face)Monday 13th March 2023All day
Module 4: To explore the ‘tiered approach’ to support effective spending of Pupil Premium to maximise benefits for pupils (Online)Thursday 30th March 20233pm to 5pm
Module 5: To identify solutions within a tiered approach (Self Directed)Week commencing 17th April 20233pm to 5pm
Module 6 & 7: To prepare effectively through implementation planning (Face-to-face)Thursday 4th May 20231:30pm to 4:30pm
Module 8: To develop an understanding of effective delivery, monitoring and evaluation of the implementation (Online)Thursday 18th May 20233pm to 5pm
Module 9: To access support for effective implementation (Support work with ELE)From spring 2 onwards
For more information on course content, please email

The cost of the programme is £395 per school (maximum 2 delegates).

To register interest in the programme, please click here.

If you would like any more information, please email