Minorities Attainment and Achievement Service (MAAS) The Minorities Attainment and Achievement Service (MAAS) is a specialist service targeting the attainment and achievement of Norfolk's ethnic minority groups. The service works strategically to help schools build their capacity to improve standards, narrow the attainment gap and provide focused support for their ethnic minority pupils. • The service provides specialist support for schools for GRT (Gypsy Roma Traveller), EAL (English as an Additional Language) and BAME (Black Asian and Minority Ethnic) pupils which is free at the point of contact for all Norfolk schools. • The Service acts as a champion for the needs of minority ethnic children within education. • Schools are supported in building their capacity to support minority ethnic pupils, sharing good practice and developing effective inclusive provision. Minorities Achievement and Attainment Service offers cross-phase specialist advice, support and training from MAAS Advisers who will provide focused and appropriate support to all Norfolk schools and settings and help schools to raise standards by narrowing the attainment gap. This service is here to help you, your school and your pupils. Further information and full booking details are available here.