Year 7 Reading Intervention 2015/2016

Several Strategies were run by the school during the year to help improve the reading ages of pupils in year 7 including Text Now, Reader/Listener, the accelerated reader scheme and author visits.

Range of Interventions

Year 7
Accelerated Reader
Fresh Start Phonics
Author Workshop
Reader/Listener
Literacy Leader Mentee
Nurture Fresh Start
Reading Eggs

Year 8
Author visits
Reader/Listener
Accelerated Reader
Reading Eggs
Nurture Fresh Start

In particular, it was noted that where improvement occurred, for pupil premium students, the levels of improvement were greater than for non-pupil premium students.


Year 7


 

Number of pupils

% of pupils whose reading score/age

Av. Change (months)

 

 

Improved

Regressed

Unchanged

 

All Pupils

289

74

18

8

22

Pupil Premium

140

65

22

13

26

Non-Pupil Premium

149

76

18

6

22



Year 7 Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb March April May June July
Reading Age 10+ 63% 66% 66% 67% 71% 72% 86% 90% 92% 92%
Reading Age 11+ 47% 52% 57% 64% 67% 69% 75% 88% 90% 90%
Reading Age 13+ 18% 20% 21% 23% 26% 29% 39% 47% 49% 50%
         
Year 8 Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb March April May June July
Reading Age 10+ 92% 92% 92% 93% 96% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97%
Reading Age 11+ 91% 91% 91% 93% 96% 96% 97% 97% 97% 97%
Reading Age 13+ 44% 53% 57% 64% 67% 68% 69% 70% 73% 75%
         
Year 9 Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb March April May June July
Reading Age 10+ 92% 96% 97% 97% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98% 98%
Reading Age 11+ 91% 95% 96% 96% 96% 97% 97% 97% 97% 97%
Reading Age 13+ 54% 57% 59% 65% 68% 69% 69% 70% 70% 70%