May 2018

Curriculum

Encouraging outlook for maths attainment following pandemic drop

The third and final research report in our series providing the latest updates in pupil attainment from the summer term 2022.

Read the analysis on children’s attainment in maths, conducted by Dr Kristina Milanovic and Katie Blainey on data from over 120,000 pupils sitting standardised termly maths tests between May and August 2022.

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Curriculum

Basic Number Screening Test | The standardised numeracy test of choice for Catch Up

The Catch Up Numeracy intervention was developed in 2007 and 2008 and, during this research, Basic Number Screening Test (BNST) was the standardised test of choice in assessing and evaluating the learning impact of Catch Up Numeracy. Since then, Catch Up has continued to use BNST in its own research projects.

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Curriculum

Salford Sentence Reading and Comprehension Test | Recommended by Catch Up for over 20 years

For over 20 years Catch Up has been recommending that schools use SSRCT.  Over that time 'the Salford Test' has been updated several times so that it takes account of curriculum, teaching and learning changes but the various versions of the test have continued to be easy to administer with the pupil data being reliable, valid and easy to access. 

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Curriculum

Children’s book tells young carer’s story

Femi’s Story, by Adam and Charlotte Guillain, shows a young boy whose mum has MS facing some of his challenges. The MS Society asked them how they went about writing it. Article featured in MS Matters Summer 2022 - Issue 141.

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Curriculum

Pupils appear back on track with Reading, but help will be needed for Year 2 as they move into Key Stage 2

The second in our series providing the latest updates in pupil attainment from the summer term 2022.

Read the analysis on children’s attainment in reading, conducted by Dr Kristina Milanovic and Katie Blainey on data from over 130,000 pupils sitting standardised termly reading tests between May and August 2022.

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Curriculum

Free Shine webinars: Guidance for teachers and TAs on successfully running interventions in the classroom

Join our Shine authors for two free virtual sessions as they break down the best ways to use Shine Interventions and answer your questions!

Webinar 1: Shine Maths, Thursday 6th October 2022 (4:15pm-5pm BST)

Webinar 2: Shine Reading Skills and GPS, Thursday 13th October 2022 (4:15pm-5pm BST)

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Curriculum

Signs of improvement for GPS, but support required in the year ahead

The first in our series providing the latest updates in pupil attainment from the summer term 2022.

Read the analysis on children’s attainment in Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (GPS), conducted by Dr Kristina Milanovic and Dr Timo Hannay on data from over 100,000 pupils sitting standardised termly GPS tests between May and August 2022.

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Curriculum

Introducing the new edition of Basic Number Screening Test (BNST)

BNST is an ideal test to help you to quickly assess pupil understanding of number and number operations, helping you to get to the root of any issues and misconceptions that could be impacting progress.

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Assessment

Introducing the new edition of Salford Sentence Reading and Comprehension Test (SSRCT)

SSRCT is the ideal test to get a quick measure of a pupil’s reading and comprehension ability. It’s a test that you can just ‘pull out the cupboard’ and, post-pandemic, schools are looking for time-saving assessments to track the impact of reading interventions.

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Curriculum

Free webinar: Learn how to use Rocket Phonics: Next Steps for Year 2 (P3)

Are you interested in learning how to use Rocket Phonics: Next Steps for Year 2 (P3)? Join our free virtual session with author Abigal Steel, to learn about the programme approach and resources and get your questions answered!

Date of webinar: Thursday 8th September 2022 (4pm - 5pm BST)

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