Closing the Attainment Gap Resources

In the early part of 2014 the ADCS Educational Achievement Policy Committee looked at work local authorities were doing with schools to close the attainment gap between disadvantaged students and their peers.

Examples of good practice from local authorities and individual schools can be found below.

Further contributions from other members are very welcome, please email

Local authority examples

Wirral - The RADY Project

Lancashire - Best Start programme outline

Milton Keynes - closing the gap

Bedford Borough - Impact report

Northamptonshire – Innovative uses of the Pupil Premium

School examples

Oldham - Achievement for All

Coventry - closing the gap

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