Pupil Premium Reviews

A pupil premium review (PPR) looks at how your school is spending its pupil premium funding. The purpose of the review is to improve your school’s pupil premium strategy, so that you spend the funding on approaches shown to be effective in improving the achievement of disadvantaged pupils.

The reviewer will be an independent, experienced leader with a track record of making these improvements for disadvantaged pupils.

You can commission a review at any time if you want to improve your school’s pupil premium strategy. All schools should consider whether they could benefit from the fresh perspective of an experienced school leader to help them try new approaches or improve current provision to help raise the attainment of their disadvantaged pupils.

Pupil Premium Reviewers(Click name to show PPR profile)


Jayne Hains

School Green Park Primary School
Role within School Headteacher
Context of School Green Park is a smaller than average Primary school with approximately 255 on roll (includes Nursery)

Jayne is currently in her third headship. In 2005 she was invited by the LA to lead a school out of an Ofsted category. After one year at the school and rapid improvements in attainment and progress the school was successfully re-inspected.

In 2006 Jayne took up post as a full time Standards and Effectiveness Advisor during which time became accredited as a School Improvement Partner. For four years I worked as SIP to twenty schools all with very different needs. This work included supporting schools on the LA School’s Causing Concern protocol and those at risk of being placed in an Ofsted category. In this role I supported new headteachers during their first few years of headship and many governing bodies on a wide range of school improvement issues.

In 2010 Jayne returned to headship and is now leading a school with the aim of moving from good to outstanding.

At the heart of her work has been honest professional dialogue to facilitate schools in making an honest evaluation of their strengths and areas for improvement. She has facilitated school leaders to become solution focussed and bring about real, sustainable and embedded change for themselves.

In my capacity as LLE I have supported a newly appointed headteacher who took on a school recently judged to be Requires Improvement. Within 18 months the school was judged to be Good.

Jayne is currently supported 2 schools, off of which has recently moved from Requires Improvement to Good.

Jayne Hains

Sue Kerwin

School St Andrew’s Maghull CE Primary School
Role within School Headteacher
Context of School A Voluntary Controlled school affiliated to the Diocese of Liverpool, This is a larger than average primary school which currently has approximately 346 pupils on roll,

Sue understands school improvement systems, having brought her own school from Special Measures to Good in 15 months.

Sue has supported other settings by: mentored a newly appointed Headteacher, provided confidential critical friend approach to staffing and parent problem solving, provided staffing restructuring advice, advice on staff complaints, advice on governance, provision of exemplar policies and other paperwork and demonstrated Pupil tracking and data analysis systems for several schools.

This support had a significant impact; confidence of Headteacher grew visibly as the year went on, school improvement planning was sharpened, changes in staff deployment ensured accelerated learning and demonstration of good practice resulted in changed practice across year groups.

Sue Kerwin

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Angela Davies
Teaching School Administrator
St Nicholas CE Primary School,
Nicholas Road,
Liverpool, L23 6TS
0151- 924 5751 (direct line)
0151- 924 1204 (school)
0151 924 1204


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