ASPIRE... to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils

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It is a fact that the progress and attainment of disadvantaged pupils in the UK falls dramatically short of their more advantaged peers and the picture within the East Riding mirrors that of the rest of the country. 

In order to redress this imbalance, the Local Authority has introduced a clearly focused drive to raise the attainment of disadvantaged pupils.

Under the heading of ‘ASPIRE’ (Aspire, Secure, Provide, Intervene, Respond, Evaluate), schools have been asked to sign up to a ‘disadvantage charter’, designed to improve outcomes for disadvantaged pupils. 

To support and encourage this vital work in schools, the Local Authority is providing a range of ASPIRE CPD events and supporting documentation to raise awareness of the impact of disadvantage and to improve the outcomes for these pupils.

Please download the following pdf documents and use as a guide to raising attainment for disadvantaged pupils.

ASPIRE booklet (PDF) 

ASPIRE charter (PDF)


If you would like further information please contact:

Angela Jones, Foundation Stage Strategy Manager
Tel: (01482) 392467
Email: angela.jones@eastriding.gov.uk

Amy Bowler, Early Years Improvement Officer
Email: amy.bowler@eastriding.gov.uk
Tel: (01482) 392403

Emerald Grant, Early Years Improvement Officer
Email: emerald.grant@eastriding.gov.uk
Tel: (01482) 392483

Rachel Lewis, Early Years Improvement Officer
Email: rachel.lewis@eastriding.gov.uk
Tel: (01482) 392408

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