• Summer schools could be seen as 'punishment' for disadvantaged pupils, heads warn

    Summer schools could be a “bad bet” and may be seen as “punishment” by poor pupils, heads have warned in new research published today.  The idea of learning over the summer holidays has been tabled as a way to help disadvantaged pupils “catch-up”, with a new study by The Centre for Education and Youth showing

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  • Summer school funding for poorer pupils withdrawn by the government

    Schools will no longer receive additional funding from the government for summer schools, it has been confirmed. The Education Funding Agency (EFA) today announced it would not continue the funding programme, which is aimed at helping disadvantaged children transition from primary to secondary school. In June, 900 schools received a share of £9.7 million for

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