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The Sutton Trust has surveyed 1,607 teachers on their use of the Pupil Premium, through the National Foundation for Educational Research Teachers’ Voice Omnibus survey. Read more>>>

From our archive:

Background to success (2015)

Our second EPPSE report for the Sutton Trust investigates patterns of academic attainment for different subgroups of a longitudinal sample of more than 3,000 students whose educational outcomes were studied across different phases of school and pre-school from age three to age 18. Read more>>>

Subject to background (2015)

Our first EPPSE report identified a group of disadvantaged children, establishing what predicted their academic success at the age of 11 and following them up to age 18. Read more>>>

Missing Talent (2015)

Every year there are high achievers at primary school, pupils scoring in the top 10% nationally in their Key Stage 2 (KS2) tests, yet who five years later receive a set of GCSE results that place them outside the top 25% of pupils. We call these pupils our ‘missing talent’ and in this research brief we explore who they are. Read more>>>