FFT research paper number five explored how the attainment and the value added scores of children varies by the amount of time which they have been eligible for free school meals.
Pupil Premium and the invisible group – FFT research paper
About the Author: Mike Treadaway
Mike Treadaway is an associate research fellow at Education Datalab, and was previously FFT’s director of research. A former teacher, lecturer and LA adviser, Mike has over 20 years of experience in working with education data in the context of school improvement. Since founding the FFT Data Analysis Project he has developed models for analysing pupil progress, has led the processing, matching and data analysis for the National Pupil Database, and has provided advice to the Department for Education to support the development of new school accountability indicators and analysis of national trends in school performance.