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Narrowing the Gaps: from data analysis to impact – The golden thread

Publication date:
Sep 2009
EMA consultant, EMA manager, Inclusion staff, Inclusion strategic lead, Lead intervention teacher, Local authority staff, Teacher
Data, Leadership, Training materials, Phase guidance, Preventing underachievement, Using data for improvement
Booklet, Key resource


This publication is available as a PDF file (741 KB).

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This publication focuses on the effective use of data in primary and secondary schools and settings to focus and drive action to accelerate the progress of underachieving pupils entitled to free school meals (FSM).

It aims to support senior teams, in both primary and secondary phases, by setting out a practical approach for seeing analysis through to impact, with a particular focus on narrowing gaps for disadvantaged groups of pupils. We have called this the 'golden thread' that connects analysis through to targeted action and impact.

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