* Vulnerable Groups

Part of the Octavo Partnership


Michelle Stewart – EMA/School Mediation & Conflict Resolution Consultant

Yvonne Cassidy - New to English Consultant

Sarah Clark - Traveller and Pupil Premium Consultant

Tel: 020 8241 5466


Our experienced team of consultants can support both primary and secondary schools to develop, implement and sustain programmes to improve the performance of vulnerable group which include:

  • English as an Additional Language (EAL), including Refugees and Asylum Seekers
  • Black and Minority Ethnic pupils
  • More Able pupils
  • Traveller pupils
  • Pupils Eligible for Pupil Premium, particularly White British

With the current Ofsted framework focusing heavily on the most vulnerable groups of pupils, schools and other educational providers have the responsibility to ensure the outcomes for these pupils improve and attainment gaps rapidly close.


  • Improved engagement and participation of pupils in mainstream lessons
  • Improved management systems and processes, leading to consistency in practice
  • Positive impact on narrowing the performance gaps of targeted groups
  • Improved literacy skills for targeted pupils
  • Improved engagement with parents/carers


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