"Teaching Reading Programme": Impact

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The impact of the "Teaching Reading Programme" has been analysed. This update provides participating schools with some initial feedback. Schools from across the district that may benefit from similar support in 2017-18 are invited to express to interest to Exceed SCITT and Teaching Schools.

Based on the unvalidated data set, pupil outcomes shows that schools that participated in Exceed SCITT and Teaching Schools' "Teaching Reading Programme" increased their Key Stage 2 Reading 'Working At Expected' outcomes by an average of 13.8 percentage points, compared to a national average increase of 5, between 2016 and 2017 (from 45.5% to 59.4%). 

For these schools, the gap to the national average for Reading reduced from 20.5% to 11.6%, a difference of 8.8 percent points. 
For the proportion of pupils 'Working At Greater Depth', the participating school increased their pupil outcomes by 6.2 percentage points, from 7.8% to 14%.
It was a pleasure to work with these schools. We acknowledge these schools will have put a wide range of actions in place and we're delighted to have played a role in supporting their improvement.
Schools considering their support needs are invited to contact Exceed SCITT and Teaching Schools at exceedtsa@exceedacademiestrust.co.uk to suggest their specific support needs and to help inform our planning of peer support for city and district.


Published: 17/07/2017
Audience: Headteachers, English Subject Leaders
Contact: Paul Butler

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