Data shows a difference in cognition development between disadvantaged children and their peers occurs before the age of three, with the gap widening from there. This is a national issues and is particularly prevalent within Buckinghamshire.

    With keynotes from a number of expert speakers, this conference aims to explore disadvantage further, whilst presenting strategies that governors can implement with schools to increase social mobility and reduce the performance gap.

    Key note speakers

    Dr Kathy Weston, CEO of Tooled Up Education

    Kathy Weston

    Jenifer Cameron, CEO for Action4Youth

    Jennifer Cameron

    Linda Hardman, Lead Adviser (Disadvantage and Vulnerable Pupils), Herts for Learning


    Event is free for schools subscribing to the BEP full package. Tickets are £25 for non-subscribers.

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