A scheme to help disadvantaged pupils has been shown to increase attendance and attainment in schools.
Remove barriers to learning
The scheme advocates schools use simple measures to help youngsters living in poverty get more out of the school day. It includes steps such offering students a free drink and snack before exams, improving IT access, more breakfast clubs, changing the ways school meals and uniforms are administered and cutting the number of non-uniform days. These small steps can prevent poorer students being discriminated against during the school day.
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published on: 14 July 2016