The Pupil Premium Online Certificate

Support the most effective use of your Pupil Premium with our 12 month access online course
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The Pupil Premium Online Certificate

Support the most effective use of your Pupil Premium with our 12 month access online course
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Education form
Online
Duration
12 months
Certificate
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The comprehensive eight module Pupil Premium Online Certificate will support the most effective use of your Pupil Premium and provide best practice guidance to help raise attainment and improve outcomes in your school.

The Certificate will guide you through the development of your strategy – including identifying the gap in your school, meeting different needs and tailoring approaches, and how you can prioritise high quality teaching in practice.

Further modules will examine best practice implementation of interventions and solutions, how to effectively monitor and evaluate impact, and looking beyond attainment and supporting wellbeing and social mobility.

The course will also assess latest Government policy and guidance, and ensure you know what Ofsted are looking for when inspecting your spend.

Certificate
Video Lessons
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What will you learn?
Understand latest policy and guidance and what it means for your school
Expert guidance on effective practice and accountability
How to assess needs and plan interventions with maximum impact
Look at how to monitor and evaluate impact, and use data to inform decision-making
Going beyond attainment: support wellbeing, personal development and social mobility
Expert Ofsted and inspections guidance: demonstrate the effectiveness of your spend
How does it work?
The course is fully online and designed for flexible, independent learning – you will have a year’s access to the course so you can learn at your own pace, and at times which suit you.
Delivered via our specialist online learning platform UNIQSKILLS, the course consists of training videos, written and downloadable materials, and a test at the end of each module to check your learning.

The Modules

Module 1: Policy, eligibility and national guidance
✔ Who is eligible for Pupil Premium?
✔ What does ‘disadvantage’ mean?
✔ Latest DfE policy and guidance
✔ Accountability and reporting
✔ An overview: Education Endowment Fund (EEF) Guidance
✔ Closing the attainment gap: where are we now and what more do we need to do?
Module 2: Identifying barriers in your school: no one size fits all
✔ Why is there a gap?
✔ What are the barriers to learning?
✔ Assessing and meeting different needs
✔ Language and literacy skills
✔ The Mathew Effect and building Cultural Capital
Module 3: Effective use – strategy and planning
✔ Pupil Premium priorities and top tips
✔ Determining your targets and aims
✔ Intelligent use of data and utilising your funding in the right areas
✔ Aligning spend with your whole school improvement plan
✔ Benchmarking and the national picture – examples of good practice
Module 4: Making a success of interventions and support
✔ Teaching, TA and staff deployment
✔ Individualised and tailored approaches
✔ 121 and small group intervention
✔ Frequent assessment data and decision-making
✔ Whole-school and non-academic strategies
Module 5: SEN and the Pupil Premium - raising achievement
✔ Assessing the crossovers between Pupil Premium and SEN
✔ Suitable interventions for additional and complex needs
✔ Teaching and making effective use of TAs
✔ Working with parents/ carers
✔ Collaborative working and support
Module 6: Beyond attainment - wellbeing and social mobility
✔ Emotional and mental health support
✔ Behaviour and attendance
✔ Working with families and communities
✔ The school’s role in facilitating social mobility – how can this be achieved?
Module 7: Monitoring and evaluating effectiveness
✔ How can we measure success?
✔ Gathering evidence and tracking progress
✔ Evaluating spend and value for money
✔ Using internal evidence to improve PP practice
✔ Using external research evidence – what works?
Module 8: Ofsted and inspecting Pupil Premium spend
✔ How will Ofsted assess your Pupil Premium strategy?
✔ Evidencing spending decisions – good record keeping
✔ Involving governors and trustees
✔ Displaying effective oversight
✔ Avoiding common inspection failures
Module 9: March 2021 Update: Conditions of the Grant
✔ How much Pupil Premium funding will mainstream schools get?
✔ How much Pupil Premium will alternative provision schools get?
✔ What is the eligibility criteria?
✔ When will Pupil Premium be paid?
✔ How can Pupil Premium be spent?

Course content

Training videos

High quality learning and instructional videos for training, prepared and recorded by our speakers.
High quality learning and instructional videos for training, prepared and recorded by our speakers.
Video

Uninterrupted access from any place and device, with autosave of your current progress.
Uninterrupted access from any place and device, with autosave of your current progress.
Complex support

All the materials used by the speakers are available for you to download.
All the materials used by the speakers are available for you to download.
Case studies

Particular instances with downloadable materials prepared by practitioners.
Particular instances with downloadable materials prepared by practitioners.
Knowledge compendium

Practical examples, ready-made solutions and advices.
Practical examples, ready-made solutions and advices.
Certificate confirming participation in the course

Confirming the acquisition of new competences.
Confirming the acquisition of new competences.

Trainers

Matt Bromley
Education Advisor, Bromley Education
Matt Bromley is an education writer and advisor with over twenty years’ experience in teaching and leadership including as a secondary school headteacher and principal, FE college vice principal, and MAT director. He also works as a public speaker, trainer, and school improvement lead, and is a primary school governor. Matt writes for various newspapers and magazines, sits on SecEd’s editorial board and co-hosts their podcast. He is the author of numerous best-selling books for teachers and his education blog has been voted one of the UK’s most influential. He regularly speaks at national and international conferences and events, and provides education advice to charities, government agencies, training providers, colleges and multi-academy trusts. He works as a consultant and trainer with several companies and also provides a wide selection of direct-to-market consultancy and training services through his own company, Bromley Education, which he founded in 2012. Matt has worked at senior levels in the public and private sectors and, prior to teaching, was a senior manager in the telecoms industry. He began his working life in newspaper journalism. He has an Honours degree in English Language and Literature, a Post-Graduate Certificate in Education and the National Professional Qualification for Headship, as well as several professional qualifications.
Nigel Bishop
In his role as a national trainer and consultant, as well as a qualified counsellor, former primary head teacher Nigel brings his wide experience of school-based learning and leadership to bear on a variety of current issues, notably data analysis, the Pupil Premium and learning support. His warmth and gentle humour combine with enthusiasm to revive those who learn with him, as well as equipping them to continue moving mountains.

The Pupil Premium Online Certificate

The Pupil Premium Online Certificate
Full payment
Equipping you with essential knowledge to build on your role
Flexible learning
Access to tools to help you make your job easier

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Yearly access
£ 299.99 + VAT
Unlimited access
£ 599.98 + VAT

Advantages of online learning

Practical

As part of the lessons, we offer a rich package of materials and consultations with experts - webinars, presentations, documentation, case studies and articles.
As part of the lessons, we offer a rich package of materials and consultations with experts - webinars, presentations, documentation, case studies and articles.
Easy to learn

The course is based on the principle of optimization of learning, according to which the completion of individual modules enables the quick implementation of specific activities in practice.
The course is based on the principle of optimization of learning, according to which the completion of individual modules enables the quick implementation of specific activities in practice.
Complex

Teaching materials and training with expert commentary will show step by step how to properly perform and prepare for individual guidelines and tasks.
Teaching materials and training with expert commentary will show step by step how to properly perform and prepare for individual guidelines and tasks.
Flexible and mobile learning mode

The materials are available 24/7 on the internet platform. The participant acquires new skills from anywhere, at any time and acquires knowledge at an individual pace.
The materials are available 24/7 on the internet platform. The participant acquires new skills from anywhere, at any time and acquires knowledge at an individual pace.
A good investment

An online course saves time and money without the need for time-consuming commuting.
An online course saves time and money without the need for time-consuming commuting.
Certificate of completion of the course

Successful completion of the final test entitles you to receive a certificate confirming the acquired knowledge and documentation of professional development.
Successful completion of the final test entitles you to receive a certificate confirming the acquired knowledge and documentation of professional development.

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