Pupil Premium Primer
Welcome to the Pupil Premium Primer. This website is designed to help you examine, evaluate and improve your school’s approach to the Pupil Premium. It is based on recent research, funded by the Social Mobility Commission, which explored how some schools are implementing, with varying success, a multitude of initiatives to support pupil premium students.
You can use this site to determine what ‘type’ of school you are and learn about the experiences of similar schools. It is intended to help you reflect on your context, your staff culture and, perhaps most importantly, the experiences of your students.
The toolkit is divided into nine sections:
This research is funded by the Social Mobility Commission.
Sally Riordan led the research as Principal Investigator, supported by Michael Jopling and Sean Starr. The wider research team, was made up of Andy Aston, Brendan Bartram, Andy Cramp, Debbie Hayes and Lydia Lewis. Matt Johnson and Amy Welham were responsible for project management and Russell Goffe-Wood designed the resources and website.