Poverty

Poverty-proofing the school day

27 February 2019

The one place where it can be particularly miserable to be poor is in school. The Poverty Proofing the School Day initiative seeks to help schools identify and tackle the many financial barriers that prevent pupils from fully partaking in school life. Emma Lee-Potter explains


Vulnerable pupils: Poverty and mental health

14 November 2018

There are clear links between poverty and mental health and wellbeing. Clare Stafford continues her series on vulnerable learners with a focus on how schools can mitigate the impact of poverty


Beating the poverty trap

10 October 2018

Continuing her focus on child poverty and its impact on education, Karen Sullivan looks at what schools might do to mitigate the negative impact that disadvantage can have


Talking about child poverty

19 September 2018

The impact of poverty on children and their education is devastating. Karen Sullivan looks at the challenges that deprived families face


The Stella Project: Supporting vulnerable learners

28 February 2018

The Stella Project has been working with professionals to provide mental health training in order to better support vulnerable learners. Clare Stafford explains more about the legacy the year-long project hopes to leave

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