Free schools

Premier Advisory Group appointed by DfE as official adviser for free schools proposers

PAG Staff 2022, Leadership, Partnerships, Press Release, Schools, Uncategorised

Premier Advisory Group Appointed by DfE as Official Adviser for Free Schools ProposersPremier Advisory Group (PAG) has been appointed by the Department for Education as sole supplier of free schools application support. The contract starts on 1st April 2022 and is for up to three years. PAG takes over from New Schools Network (NSN), which had previously provided this service …

National MAT Conference 2022

PAG Staff 2022, Leadership, Partnerships, Press Release, Schools

National MAT Conference 2022We are proud to announce that we’ll be taking the stage at this year’s National MAT Conference along with our friends at School Business Services (SBS). Our joint session will go over the pros and cons of MAT mergers, the key points of consideration before a merger, as well as the Government’s view on the subject, and …

Education Investment Areas

Education Investment Areas for Post-16 Builds

PAG Staff 2022, Policy, Press Release, Schools

Education Investment AreasAs part of its Levelling Up White Paper, the Department for Education has announced 55 areas of the country due to benefit from an investment in education. Dubbed EIAs (Education Investment Areas), the locations will all be prioritised for the building of new, high-quality sixth form free schools in the next application wave. At Premier Advisory we have …

Prisons Strategy White Paper Response

PAG Staff 2022, Article, Inequalities, Justice, Prison, Schools

Prisons Strategy White Paper ResponseOn December 7th 2021, The Ministry of Justice released the Prison Strategy White Paper, setting out their vision for the next 10 years in how to address the most critical areas for reducing reoffending, questions on the content and implementation of some of their proposals, and opened a consultation exercise to those with an interest and …

Stephen Morgan Shadow Schools Minister Bio

PAG Staff Article, Schools

Stephen Morgan – Labour’s new Shadow Schools MinisterIn December, Labour appointed Stephen Morgan MP as their new shadow schools minister, the fifth in two years. He replaces Peter Kyle, who has moved on to become Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. Mr Morgan hails from Portsmouth and got his start in politics in his hometown.After joining the Labour party …

Disability Confident

PAG Staff 2022, Article, Inequalities, Partnerships, Press Release, Recruitment

Premier Advisory & Disability ConfidentPremier Advisory is proud to announce that we have signed up to be part of the Disability Confident Scheme. The scheme, which counts the number of paid employees working at Disability Confident business at 11 million, is in place to support employers in getting the most out of the talents disabled people can offer the workplace.Disability …

PAG Partners with MATA

PAG Staff Leadership, online resources, Schools

PAG Partners with MATAPremier Advisory Group is delighted to announce that we are sponsoring MATA – the Multi-Academy Trust Association – as it begins its journey in supporting MATs, and their respective leaders, from all over the country.Tom Legge, our Managing Director, will be joining the group’s advisory board and, in doing so, will become part of a what we …

Hassan Qayyum: Kickstarting my career goals

Helena Senior Interview, Kickstart, Recruitment, Testimonials

Hassan Qayyum: Kickstarting my career goalsIn January 2021 Premier Advisory Group (PAG) launched a specific Kickstart for Education service. The aim was to enable educational settings to benefit fully from this brilliant initiative and through this, improve life chances and social mobility for young people in the communities they serve. PAG was approved as a Kickstart Gateway in March 2021 and became a DWP National Gateway provider in June 2021. With a firm belief in the …

Local Leadership and Integration Fund (LLIF)

PAG Staff Fund, Prison

Local Leadership and Integration Fund (LLIF)In February 2021, the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) opened applications for the Local Leadership and Integration Fund (LLIF), a new initiative established as part of the Prison Leavers Project, in turn part of the Ministry of Justice’s (MOJ) Reducing Reoffending Strategy. The Local Leadership and Integration Fund (LLIF) has been established to address specific ‘local’ …

Differences in Academic Achievement amongst Social Groups

Ranjit Singh Uncategorised

Differences in Academic Achievement amongst Social GroupsA range of research reveals that disparities exist in educational outcomes across the United Kingdom. These disparities in academic achievement correlate with the social group(s) a given pupil is assigned which can include one’s social class, ethnic background and gender. The reasons behind the differences in educational achievement amongst these social groups can be …