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EEF to publish new research on the impact of Covid on the attainment gap

New research indicates disadvantaged pupils have fallen further behind in maths as a result of the pandemic (@EducEndowFoundn)  Disadvantage gaps proving challenging to close in primary schools after covid-19 disruption 

One In Three Head Teachers Using Funding For Poorer Pupils To Plug General Budget Gaps

 New Sutton Trust (@suttontrust) Polling Suggest Costs of Pandemic Having Impact on Funding for Disadvantaged Pupils, While Use of Evidence in Decision-making and a Focus On Tutoring Increases  Over a third (34%) of heads say the funding they get for poorer pupils is being used to plug general gaps in their school’s budget - a rise from 23% in 2019, suggesting that the cost to schools of coping with the pandemic is having an impact on funding earmarked for disadvantaged pupils. This is according to new polling published by the Sutton Trust today.

Major new cohort study to track the pandemic's effect on the life chances of a generation of young people

National study to track the pandemic’s effect on year 11 students’ life chances A new study to follow the outcomes – educational, career and wellbeing – for 12,000 year 11 students across England will be the largest study of its kind to find out how the pandemic has affected them.

New £4.8m collaboration with JPMorgan chase will provide employability and enrichment bursaries through the Sutton Trust

Low-income students are more likely to be missing out on extra-curricular activities, as research finds coronavirus has decimated the university experience (@SuttonTrust)   Pandemic has decimated university experience with concern it will affect the wellbeing of students and have an impact on non-academic skills:

Sector Response to the Sutton Trust 'Learning in Lockdown' report -

@suttontrust launch 'Learning in Lockdown' report: - 40% of middle-class children undertaking over five hours of schoolwork a day, compared to 26% of those in working class households Report highlights:

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