Implementing the EEF’s Five-a-day-approach and School Planning Guide for Primary – Part 3
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Implementing the EEF’s Five-a-day-approach and School Planning Guide for Primary – Part 3

Implementing the EEF’s Five-a-day-approach and School Planning Guide for Primary – Part 3 of 3 In the second blog post, the EEF’s recommendations for targeted academic support were outlined. This third and final blog post will focus on the use of wider strategies.  Wider strategies support pupils wider learning behaviours that enable schools to remove…

Best Bets for Improving Reading Stamina
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Best Bets for Improving Reading Stamina

Evidence from the EEF (May 2022) shows that Covid-related disruption has caused learning loss in children.
There is some evidence that the writing outcomes for primary-aged and Year 7 children were lower than expected compared to previous year groups (Christodoulou, 2021, 2022).

One of the common issues is that reading stamina has been heavily impacted.

Best Bets for Improving Writing Stamina
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Best Bets for Improving Writing Stamina

Evidence from the EEF (May 2022) shows that Covid-related disruption has caused learning loss in children. There is some evidence that the writing outcomes for primary-aged and Year 7 children were lower than expected compared to previous year groups (Christodoulou, 2021, 2022). One of the common issues is that writing stamina has been heavily impacted.

The Principles of Effective Practice in Teaching Reading: Addressing barriers in Early Reading  – Part 4
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The Principles of Effective Practice in Teaching Reading: Addressing barriers in Early Reading – Part 4

Take a moment to think about the children in your class or school. Which children still do not have good word recognition? Which of the barriers that I have outlined so far do you think might be holding them back?