A summary from Durham University of some of the research on improving learning and attainment to help schools make more informed choices about how to allocate the Pupil Premium.
Toolkit of Strategies to Improve Learning
This review article looks at a range of strategies used to raise achievement in schools – from classroom based ones (e.g. assessment for learning) to whole-school policies (e.g. school uniforms) and national policies (e.g. performance related pay). Some interesting ideas and findings.