Authored by Dr Rebecca Montacute, Potential for Success analyses how high performing students from disadvantaged backgrounds fare in secondary schools.
This report combines our long-running polling series of 11-16 year olds with international comparisons available for the first time from PISA on private tuition and out-of-school instruction.
This report draws on the 2015 OECD PISA scores to analyse the gaps in attainment between the top performers in the poorest and best off groups of UK children.
This report analyses ‘missing talent’, students who score in the top 10% in primary school, who five years later receive a set of GCSE results that place them outside the top 25% of pupils.
Subject to Background looks at children’s education by identifying a group of disadvantaged children, establishing what predicted their academic success at the age of 11 and following them up to age 18.
This report by Dr John Jerrim highlights the gap in achievement between high achieving boys from disadvantaged backgrounds and their better off peers.
Educating the Highly Able by Alan Smithers and Pamela Robinson, Centre for Education and Employment Research, University of Buckingham.
Report showing that there are 60,000 students each year who at some point are among the top-performers in their year group, but who do not go on to enter university.