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. Attendees will gain key updates from leading experts and practitioners in supporting pupil progression, improving the impact of interventions to reduce barriers to learning and developing high quality strategies to narrow the attainment gap for all pupils.

Reasons to Attend

the latest insights on how all schools and local authorities can support outstanding Pupil Premium interventions

the updates to the 2020/21 funding allocations and provision for looked after children

how Ofsted assess the use of Pupil Premium spending and how this has developed within the new Education Inspection Framework

how schools can ensure value for money in the development of Pupil Premium spending

how to successfully identify, manage and overcome barriers to learning for pupils

how school leaders can measure and assess the impact of their Pupil Premium spending to drive improvement

key practical guidance from leading practitioners which have successfully enhanced attainment outcomes for disadvantaged pupils

with senior leaders and teachers from across the country sharing practical guidance and guidance

This Conference is specifically designed for Primary and Secondary Schools, Local Authorities and Charities. Typical job titles will include:
  • Headteachers
  • Deputy Headteachers
  • Assistant Headteachers
  • Heads of Inclusion
  • Heads of Pupil Premium
  • Pupil Premium Coordinators
  • Pupil Premium Champions
  • School Improvement Advisers
  • School Business Managers
  • Virtual School Heads
  • School Improvement Officers
  • Heads of Looked After and Adopted Children
  • Heads of Behaviour and Welfare

*This Conference is also open to the wider public sector, as well as the private sector to encourage networking and discussion.


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

Teacher, Steyning Grammar School

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

School Challenge & Improvement Lead, Medway Council

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

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

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

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

Assistant Headteacher, Little Reddings Primary School

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