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Ethnicity, social class and gender achievement
Publications based on a project undertaken by five secondary schools seeking to develop white working class boys' writing. These comprise a booklet that outlines the findings of the work in each school, additional case studies and an electronic continuous professional development (CPD) unit. The CPD unit enables users to review the approaches taken to data analysis, the identification of the target group and action planning and outlines the work undertaken by each school to improve the writing of identified pupils and the key findings of each project. Ref: 1397-2005 Publication date: March 2005
Overview of the Aimhigher initiative, which aims to raise the aspirations and attainment levels of young people and improve progression for those entering higher education (HE) via vocational routes.
Ensuring the attainment of Black pupils Joint primary and secondary territorial network meeting, February 2010.
Introduction to the Aiming High: Raising the achievement of minority ethnic pupils national strategy. The strategy includes: mainstreaming initiatives and targeted support focusing on developing strong leadership in schools; high-quality teaching and learning; high expectations to succeed in pupils and teachers; Intolerance of racism; and working with parents and the wider community.
Background notes on research around classroom talk, gender and teachers' questions in English lessons. The research study was carried out as part of a PGCE course at a university in the north of London.
Materials to support schools who may be working with newly arrived isolated learners of English as an additional language in settings which may have little or no access to expert Ethnic Minority Achievement support.
Promoting inclusion and tackling underperformance: Ensuring the attainment of Black Caribbean boys Key messages
These support materials were developed in partnership with three project schools in each of three London LAs. They form part of a suite of materials designed to raise the attainment of underperforming pupils that London Challenge and the National Strategies jointly developed with schools and LAs.
Links to guidance and support pages for subject specialists, to enhance planning, teaching, learning and assessment in English.
Case studies providing examples of how five schools have developed a range of provision to support new arrivals.
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- Primary Framework for Literacy and Mathematics
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- New Arrivals Excellence programme
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