Emotional, social and developmental barriers to learning: How we can support our most vulnerable students 2018-19

Starting: November 27, 2018 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm

This workshop will encourage delegates to reflect on the barriers faced by students receiving the Pupil premium, to think creatively about how they can overcome these barriers and bridge the attainment gap with targeted interventions in schools.

This twilight will be held at Sandringham School in St Albans on the following date:

  • Tuesday, 27th November 2018

Who is this course for?

Secondary teachers, primary teachers, support staff, leadership.

What are the intended outcomes of the session?

In this workshop participants will:

  • Understand the attainment gap
  • Understand the barriers vulnerable students face
  • Think about how we can overcome those barriers with targeted intervention in school.

Meet the facilitators

Emma Day recently left Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health where she completed a PhD in Child Health and Social Science, before accepting a named postdoctoral grant to disseminate her research findings. She specialised in children’s rights and the engagement of teenagers with high-risk and terminal cancer, in decision-making about their care and treatment. Her focus has been on how vulnerable adults and children negotiate relationships and reach decisions with professionals.

Emma joined Sandringham School in October 2017 as Pupil Premium Coordinator, to improve the attainment of the schools most vulnerable children.