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Definitions: 'disadvantaged pupils' and 'vulnerable' pupils

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Last updated on 23 October 2017
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Which pupils are considered to be disadvantaged? We relay the definition of 'disadvantaged pupils' used by the DfE and Ofsted, and link to another of our articles on eligibility for the pupil premium. We also look at whether there is a separate definition for 'vulnerable' pupils.

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