Thursday 10 December 2020

The National Pupil Premium Conference will explore the latest insights, research and best practice in delivering outstanding Pupil Premium interventions for all pupils to enhance attainment and support improved learning outcomes.


Coronavirus update: Inside Government has now postponed all its planned conferences, forums and training courses until June. We are in the process of scheduling new dates and will be in touch with all booked delegates. The health and wellbeing of our delegates, contributors and staff is at the forefront of our concern and we appreciate your support in taking this step and your patience in awaiting new dates. Please get in touch if you need any further information, at


Our 2020 Speakers

Steve Kethero
Policy Adviser,
Department for Education (DfE)
Daniel Sobel
CEO and Founder,
Inclusion Expert
Helen Waite
Deputy Director,
Department for Education (DfE)
Caroline Sharp
Research Director,
National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER)
Mandy Hooper
Associate Principal,
Inspire Learning Partnership
Claire Lowe
Executive Principal / CEO,
Inspire Learning Partnership
Marc Rowland
Pupil Premium Advisor,
Unity Schools Partnership
Catherine Knowles
CEO Researcher and Fundraising,
Achievement for All






The conference was an informative day that provided an opportunity to hear about best practice throughout the sector along with a number of innovative ways to utilise Pupil Premium spending.

Inclusion Administration Manager, Dunraven School

Great opportunity to network and hear the latest updates from Ofsted.

School Challenge & Improvement Lead, Medway Council

An insightful and interesting day with lots of thought provoking speakers.

Teacher, Steyning Grammar School

A great event with fantastic speakers. Updated information to take back to school.

Assistant Headteacher, Little Reddings Primary School

The Pupil Premium Conference was a thought provoking and inspiring day. Set in a beautiful venue in London I left feeling prepared to change practice in my school and with a toolkit of new ideas to introduce.

Vice Principal, The Royal School

Really interesting with lots of interesting views and strategies we could use as whole school improvements for PP interventions.

Assistant Principal, The Chalfonts Community College

Very interesting and insightful Conference with some very knowledgeable speakers!

Year 10 Coordinator, Nower Hill High School

The quality of the speakers was very good. Some great ideas were shared between people. It was inspiring to hear how different people have addressed the needs of disadvantaged students.

Raising Achievement Coordinator, Ursuline High School Wimbledon

Well chosen speakers able to deliver insightful messages about addressing disadvantage effectively to a cross phase audience. A very worthwhile day spent reflecting, learning and updating understanding.

Lead Adviser, Diminishing the Difference, Herts for Learning