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Poverty, schools and inequality: reducing the cost of the school day

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The Lasswade Centre

Eskdale Drive

Bonnyrigg

EH19 2LA

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Research shows that charges schools make to parents for uniform, school trips, activities and learning materials impact negatively on the poorest families. This event will

*share the learning from three reports into the cost of the school day,

*reflect on how the Pupil Equity Fund has been spent and

*provide opportunity to consider and discuss how the fund might be used to effectively tackle inequalities and reduce the attainment gap.

Who should attend? Teachers, head-teachers and school staff, local authortiy staff staff with responsibility for education and/or equalities, 3rd sector organisations with an interest in child poverty.

Please indicate if you wish to arrive for lunch prior to the meeting.

Although this event is free places are limited and booking is essential. We reserve the right to charge a cancellation fee if a booking is made but the delegate fails to appear.

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The Lasswade Centre

Eskdale Drive

Bonnyrigg

EH19 2LA

United Kingdom

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