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Dorking Nursery School - Developing Early Talk 

Name: Donna Harwood - Duffy

Age range: 2-5 years

Quadrant: South East

Area identified as good practice/ project undertaken:

Introduction of the Early Talk Boost Intervention Programme

-          Trialled over 2016-17

-          Trained all staff to deliver, part funded through EYPP

-          Two cohorts of children took part in the programme (approximately 10 each) 

Impact on outcomes for children in your school:

-          Outcomes in Communication and Language significantly improved at end of                2017

o   Listening and attention +15%

o   Speaking +9%

o   Understanding +10% 

How can this practice now be shared more widely? What can you offer to colleagues?

-          Trained senior leader to deliver the training programme to other settings

-          Examples of good practice in delivery and organisation of the intervention 

Can also offer colleagues:-

-          CPD  and training in a variety of EYFS aspects

o   New to EYFS

o   Child initiated learning

o   SEN (ASD, Sensory, Speech and Language)

o   Outdoor learning

o   Observation and assessment

o   Planning and  provision

-          Bespoke support for Leadership and Teaching and Learning

-          EYFS Audits

-          Data analysis

-          Governance of the EYFS 

Please contact Donna Harwood - Duffy - head@dorking.surrey.sch.uk

 

 

St Paul's Primary (Addlestone) - Reading Champions 

Name:  Louise Johnson, Headteacher

Age Range: 4-11

Quadrant: NW

Area identified as good practice / project undertaken:

‘Reading Champions’ Programme - using parents / grandparents / other volunteers to improve outcomes in reading for key pupils

·         recruiting and attracting volunteers

·         creating a programme of training

·         ongoing management of the programme

Impact on outcomes for children in your school:

Children taking part in the programme have made accelerated progress in Reading. 

How can this practice now be shared more widely? What can you offer to colleagues?

Opportunities for colleagues to:

·         meet with the Assistant Head to discuss development of the programme

·         a visit to the school to observe a training session

·         visit us to see the initiatives in practice

Please contact Louise Johnson - head@st-pauls-addlestone.surrey.sch.uk

 

Lingfield Primary - KS2 Reading Workshops 

Name: Anna Sutton - English Lead

School: Lingfield Primary School

Age range: 4-11

Quadrant: SE

Area identified as good practice/ project undertaken:

Whole Class Reading Workshop KS2

 

Impact on outcomes for children in your school:

Children’s enjoyment of reading workshop lessons has improved.

Reading KS2 scores have increased using whole class reading: 81% ARE, 30% GDS

 

How can this practice now be shared more widely? What can you offer to colleagues?

Support with planning whole class reading workshop

Support with teaching and implementing the whole class reading way of teaching

 

Please contact: Anna Sutton 01342 832626

 

St Polycarps Catholic School - Raising Standards in Writing 

Name: Sophie Murdoch

Age range: 4-11

Quadrant: SW

Area identified as good practice/ project undertaken:

Raising Levels in EGPS and Writing

Impact on outcomes for children in your school:

Writing levels have risen across the school. Is evidenced in KS2 Sats:

Writing: 97% achieved at least the expected level, 62% were working at ‘greater depth’.

EGPS: 95% achieved at least the expected level, 41% were working at ‘greater depth’.

Support offered in other schools with regard to this project (if relevant):

‘Gripping Grammar’ course offered as 2 hour twilight or 2 x staff meetings

Also support and resources to raise writing levels.

How can this practice now be shared more widely? What can you offer to colleagues?

The courses could be run in other schools or accessed through St Polycarp’s CTSA.

 

Please contact Sophie Murdoch: 01252 716307