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Disadvantage: widening the lens

Supporting disadvantaged pupils: the board’s role

Pupils-learning class learning in the library around a table

This seminar, taken from NGA’s 2022 Summer Conference series, features a panel of expert speakers:

  • Jon Andrews, Head of Analysis and Director of School System and Performance,  Education Policy Institute
  • Alex Quigley, Education Endowment Foundation
  • Marc Rowland, Adviser for improving outcomes for disadvantaged learners for the Unity Schools Partnership
  • Kate Ansty, Project Lead (UK Cost of the School Day) at Child Poverty Action Group UK

The panel cover a range of topics, including:

  • the impact of the pandemic in terms of lost learning
  • the current picture of children living in poverty
  • the hidden costs of the school day that impact on families
  • how governing boards can ensure disadvantaged pupils thrive in school
  • the planning that school leaders can invest in to support disadvantaged pupils

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