Raising pupil attainment through Family Learning

This guide is for head teachers and school governors tohelp them invest their Pupil Premium funding in FamilyLearning programmes.Family Learning has long been shown to produce positive impacts for the families targeted by the Pupil Premium byraisingaspirations, increasingparental involvement in their child’slearning, improvingoutcomes and closingthe attainment gap. It providesa simple solution that enables schools to have a positive influence onthe home learning environment.

This guide provides evidence of the impact of Family Learning ona range of measures for disadvantaged pupils and their families andincludes the information that school governors and head teachersneed to invest their Pupil Premiumfunding into provision which is effective at tackling disadvantage andimproving outcomes for children.