1. Outline how poverty and deprivation can affect educational outcomes, and, by referring to relevant research and appropriate evidence, critically reflect on the ways in which schools can support pupils from deprived backgrounds to achieve their full potential.
2. In what ways does gender affect pupils’ educational experiences and outcomes? By referring to research and appropriate evidence, outline how schools can work to ensure equality of opportunity and outcome, with regard to gender.
3. Outline the opportunities that exist for schools to ensure that pupils have access to a curriculum that is culturally diverse in its scope, and promotes tolerance and understanding. Critically reflect on the challenges this may pose in certain curriculum subjects.