Inquiry into the impact of poverty on attainment – March 2018

The Scottish Parliament’s Education and Skills Committee held an Inquiry on “the impact of experiencing poverty on young people at school, including their attainment and their achievement”.

The closing date for written responses to the inquiry was 22 March 2018.

Download: Response submitted by the CLD Standards Council

The Committee also held three evidence sessions as part of the inquiry, and the third of these on 9 May 2018 focused specifically on “people’s experience of services provided outside of school to support the attainment children and young people who experience poverty”.

Information on the inquiry is available from the Scottish Parliament website: