David Birch argues that engaging families is crucial in making the most effective use of the Pupil Premium Grant, especially in terms of successful transition and progression through the child’s educational journey.
David Birch is Associate Director of the National Education Trust and a freelance education consultant. He is a school improvement adviser working with LAs in the south-west of the UK, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and training events. Previously, he was principal of a secondary school in Devon, following a career teaching English in London and Oxfordshire. firstname.lastname@example.org