Narrowing the achievement gap: what and how schools learn through involvement in the specialist schools achievement programme – Part 1

Ian Finlay, Richard Brunner, Elizabeth Seagraves

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This report was commissioned by the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT) to find out how schools used the Specialist Schools Achievement Programme (SSAP) to narrow the gap between the academic attainment and wider achievements of students from disadvantaged and more advantaged backgrounds. The study was undertaken by gathering short case studies from 70 schools participating in the programme and identifying 6 schools that had made notable progress for in-depth case study.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
Number of pages75
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2010


  • achievement
  • special programmes
  • specialist schools achievement programm
  • SSAP

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