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boostingreading@secondary and boostingreading@primary from Education Works

We have for many years collated quantitative data which highlights the efficacy of boostingreading@primary (BR@P) and boostingreading@secondary (BR@S). Over the years, the results, from many varied schools across the country and beyond, continue to indicate consistent, accelerated, reading age (RA) gains of over 12 months during the 10 week intervention. This means children, on average, progress at over four times the rate of expected progress. Typically they make even greater gains in reading comprehension (six times the rate expected). A clear picture of this pattern of attainment can be seen in the full 2014 Boosting Reading Data Report. BRP is an on-going, long term success story.

But what lies behind the figures? What does the training look like from a school perspective? Are gains maintained? How can BRP be used and developed in different settings? In the hope of answering these and other questions, we have decided to collate case studies that can deepen understanding of implementation or highlight impact, across a range of settings. The studies range from rigorous academic reports to working documents, snippets of evidence or short personal reflections.

Boosting Reading Case Studies

The aim is that, year on year, we will add to these and create a growing library of good practice.

1: The Impact of BR@P across a cohort of schools
2: On-going impact on word level skills
3: The impact of BR@S on older readers
4: Sustaining gains from BRP
5: From training to delivery
6: BRP as part of Initial Teacher training

Share your BRP success stories

These studies make fascinating reading. We are very grateful to everyone who has taken the time to share their work with us. In addition, many thanks to all those who took part in the original studies.

Do you have your own BRP success story? Do you have good practice to share? If so please contact jan.hilditch@educationworks.org.uk

For more information about Boosting Reading Support, contact Education Works by email: info@educationworks.org.uk