Education of disadvantaged children

Widening participation, funding for children in deprived areas. Improving attainment in schools for looked-after children.


  1. If your child is taken into care

    What happens when a child is taken into care - who is responsible for what, care proceedings, care orders, going to court and the role of Cafcass

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Setting up school partnerships
  2. Designated teacher for looked-after and previously looked-after children
  3. Promoting the education of looked-after and previously looked-after children
  4. Service Pupil Premium (SPP)
  5. Education overseas for service children
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News and communications

  1. Thousands more school children receiving a nutritious breakfast
  2. Damian Hinds speech at Confederation of School Trusts conference
  3. Damian Hinds: Autonomy leads to progress in our schools
  4. New education and skills measures announced
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Research and statistics

  1. Opportunity area programme: research and analysis
  2. Race Disparity Audit
  3. Secondary school choice and selection: national preferences data
  4. School culture and practice: supporting disadvantaged pupils
  5. Academic performance of disadvantaged pupils in and out of London
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Analysing family circumstances and education
  2. Social mobility and opportunity areas
  3. The future of the Social Mobility Commission
  4. Review of Children in Need
  5. Improving social mobility through education
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Holiday Activities and Food: 2018 programme
  2. Absence rates by gender, age and free school meal status
  3. Economic value of GCSEs: region and disadvantage
  4. Education statistics by LA district and pupil disadvantage
  5. Pupil premium: schools with good disadvantaged pupil results
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