PRIORITY 1 2013 - 14 Literacy AREA OF ACTIVITY 2 Reading
Pupil Outcomes: Pupils in all year groups reach predicted targets in reading The percentage of children working at ARE in reading is increased.
Reading • Promote boys reading:• Embed reading workshops and 2 x weekly Guided Reading Sessions – boy friendly contexts • Develop use of independent time in reading workshops for children to respond to feedback • Extend FFT Y1 reading programme – training of additional TA to deliver to lower KS2 pupils • Review use of reading APP to reflect new curriculum • Continue to develop diagnostic reading assessment • Continue to expand class based reading resources, reading areas and home readers – resources to engage boys as readers • Purchase topic related library stock in line with new curriculum • Develop Peer mentor reading opportunities/clubs. • Improve impact of TA support for reading through review of school effectiveness in deploying support staff, TA appraisal and development and improved links between interventions and class based teaching. • Introduce reading diaries with information to support parents • Offer opportunities for parents to be involved in children’s reading in LKS2 • Review LT/MT plans in line with revised NC – genres/focus/emphasis/ARE expectations.
Key Objectives:• To improve standards and achievement in reading in all phases • To improve progress and achievement of boys in reading • To raise attainment of children working below ARE in reading through focussed interventions (FFT/Rainbow/Direct Phonics/Quest/Fresh Start/RTI?). • To achieve challenging targets in line with FFT D predictions. • To encourage confident enthusiastic readers • To improve vocabulary, understanding of genre, syntax and writing conventions, leading to improved standards in writing • To enhance parental involvement in reading • To enhance the impact of support staff/interventions on outcomes in reading • To improve outcomes for SpLD pupils in reading • To develop LT/MT planning and assessment in line with revised NC • To encourage boys’ reading – magazine/on line subscription
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Strategies/Action, including CPD
Complete question level analysis to locate assessment focuses needing development in guided reading sessions. (TA to complete/T to analyse)
Use to inform curricular targets which are reviewed and shared with parents termly Enhance use of guided reading – 2 sessions per week and daily reading workshops. Provide time during workshops for children to respond to feedback. Purchase additional GR books to maintain stocks and as gaps are identified – boy friendly materials
All teachers will use APP as assessment tool for reading. Teachers will make accurate diagnostic assessments, giving them a good understanding of children’s development needs which will inform planning Children will make good progress in differentiated Guided reading groups in all classes Children of all abilities will be motivated to read by quality class based and home reading materials Boys will be motivated to read by quality class based and home reading materials leading to improved progress and achievement Targeted children in all phases will make accelerated progress towards ARE through appropriate interventions Participating parents have better understanding of how to support children with reading. Children with SpLD are well supported and make good progress in Literacy All elements of writing improve through increased experience of a range of literature Support staff/interventions will contribute to accelerating progress in writing
Teachers address pupil needs through guided reading sessions Pupils will understand their curricular targets and how to improve to reach the next level in reading Parents aware of children’s curricular targets and how they can support Teachers recognise and implement good practice in planning and teaching guided reading Children access differentiated QFT which meets their needs through guided sessions.
Lead Person/ Target Group Litco/Teachers
Timescale (when) Autumn Term
Resources/Budget/CPD Staff Meeting – Autumn Term 11.9.13
Termly Litco- K McC
NQT & Litco Release time GR Books – Literacy budget - £1000 Release time – peer observations
Informal paired peer observations PM Observations of Guided Reading and phonics/support for spelling
SLT NC Time 2
Promote reading for pleasure (particularly boys):-
expand class and home reading selection, including boy friendly magazines, comics, texts - class books – shared reading for pleasure - reading journals – sharing responses to books - use of computers and I-pads for reading online Reading workshops – reading for pleasure and response journals
Children enjoy and become enthusiastic readers. Boys are more motivated to read
Literacy budget – class & home books/purchase reading journals
Staff meeting – Autumn 2013 25.9.13 £300
£4000 – TA/HLTA differential
1:1 budget £13400 P. Talbot x 2.5 hours per week
Access inset on motivating boys literacy – Summer 2013 Half termly peer mentor reading sessions – cross phase in reading workshop time Appoint Inclusion HLTA to maintain and further develop dyslexia provision. (Replacing retiring TA) 1:1 Reading support - to be allocated as appropriate to KS2/LAC pupils
Children with SpLD are well supported and make good progress in Literacy
Attainment and progress of targeted children is accelerated so that they are working at or above ARE/individual targets.
Continue timetabled library sessions for KS1. Provide “library book” loans for children to regularly take home “real” books in FS & KS1& KS2 from class reading boxes Maintain stock of class readers in all phases – to include electronic readers
Children’s vocabulary and use of language is improved by exposure to wide range of quality literature. They develop love of reading.
FS & KS1 staff
All elements of writing improve through increased experience of a range of literature
Purchase class reading books – Literacy budget £600 (KS2 £100 x 6 classes) Electronic books - £400
Purchase topic book collections – 2014 curriculum
£1500 (in lieu of library SLA)
Subscribe to boy friendly magazines/comics/digital downloads
£600 – Literacy budget
Develop class reading areas and systems for reviewing and recommending books for class collections Review during Literacy Learning Walks
K McC/ Classteachers
To encourage parents to support children’s reading through:Sharing targets and progress towards them Parents reading/phonics workshops Parents reading workshops – Develop in LKS2 Stay & Play/Story sacks/FS & Y1 EAL Parents meetings/curriculum workshops Parent & Toddler Group Maintain current reading interventions:FFT – KS/DW. Train TA to extend FFT to lower KS2 - LR Continue Rainbow readers – DW/KS Quest – LR/EJ? Fresh Start – WJ/SW Direct Phonics – EJ/KD Introduce RTI – upper KS2? A4A coach training. Teacher delivery – L Smart
Spring Term 2014
Parents understand children’s targets and ways they can support
K Mc/All teachers
Aut Term Ongoing
Targeted children in all phases will make accelerated progress towards ARE through appropriate interventions
Summer 2013 Ongoing
FFT INSET and resources £300?
Fresh Start resources £200? L Smart - £15000 pa A4A Coach training RTI resources? 4
Improve impact of TA support for reading:- Review of school effectiveness in deploying support staff - TA appraisal and development - Improved links between interventions and class based teaching through recording systems and time for TA/class teacher feedback Introduce Support Staff Development role
Support staff/interventions will contribute to accelerating progress in writing
Monitoring PM observations of Guided reading Pupil progress reviews/tracking – reading APP folders review termly – focus on assessment strategies/A for L in reading. APP assessments and moderation Learning walks to monitor the reading environment Pupil interviews on understanding of curricular targets TA appraisal and observation of interventions/intervention data Evaluation SLT/Literacy Leader reviews of progress with and impact of reading action plan. SLT/Literacy Leader reviews of pupil progress data - reading Reports to Govs - Teaching and Learning Cttee.
When: Spring Term Termly Termly Termly Spring Term Ongoing Spring/Summer Terms When: Termly
Autumn 2013 From Summer 2013 Autumn 2013
Review of TA timetables/TA overtime?
TLR role - £4200
By Whom: Head/Litco
SLT By Whom: SLT/Literacy Leader teacher Govs Teaching and Learning Cttee.