The pupil premium is not having the impact needed to give poor kids the best possible start in life

The scale of social inequality in Britain impedes social mobility because the poorest in society are so disadvantaged from the outset, whilst the richest are so advantaged. Social inequality is therefore problematic for the current government’s stated vision of a ‘One Nation’ Britain where opportunities “are not dependent on the family you were born into, the … More The pupil premium is not having the impact needed to give poor kids the best possible start in life