Does Pupil Premium actually help transform life chances of our most vulnerable pupils or does it just create a ‘frenzy’ of incoherent school intervention?

For my first blog, I thought I’d share with you my views (light hearted and serious) on ‘Pupil Premium’; often viewed erroneously by some school leaders as some sort of ‘magic money’ store that if spent carefully will raise standards in our schools for disadvantaged children. I have been a Headteacher for 6 years and Read more about Does Pupil Premium actually help transform life chances of our most vulnerable pupils or does it just create a ‘frenzy’ of incoherent school intervention?[…]