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Commenting on the announcement of the increase in Pupil Premium funding, Anne Longfield OBE, Chief Executive of 4Children said:
This increase in funding is welcome but the money must be spent on what the evidence shows works – extra support in school and support for families to help their children learn.
We know that not all children come into the classroom ready and able to learn. Schools need the extra funding to pay for high quality staff to spend more time working with children who need extra support at school and at home in the family. This needs to be at the centre of schools pupil premium strategies to improve outcomes and make social mobility a reality."
Notes to Editors
4Children is the national charity all about children and families. We have spearheaded a joined-up, integrated approach to children’s services and work with a wide range of partners around the country to ensure children and families have access to the services and support they need in their communities. We run Sure Start Children’s Centres as well as family and youth services across Britain.
We develop, influence and shape national policy on all aspects of the lives of children, young people and families. As the Government’s strategic partner for early years and childcare we have a crucial role in co-producing policy with the Department of Education and representing the sector’s views and experiences. Our national campaigns, like Give Me Strength, change policy and practice and put the needs of children and families on the political and policy agenda.
For more information visit www.4children.org.uk