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David Deacon

Pupil Premium Champion and Headteacher,
Ashmount School

David is Headteacher of Ashmount School, a 4-19 special school in Leicestershire. In 2014, Ashmount School was named as National Winners of the Pupil Premium Special Educational Needs Award. Since then, David has conducted more than 30 Pupil Premium Reviews. In March 2016, Ashmount was named as East Midlands Pupil Premium Champions and David has since trained over 250 pupil premium reviewers in the region. In October 2017, Ashmount School was named as one of 16 Pupil Premium Coordinator schools from across the country. David helped to write the latest national Pupil Premium Guide published in February 2018.