Improving Writing Quali
Type of children
Predicted to achieve Level 3 or insecure Level 4 in KS2 English
Length of intervention
The project aimed to use memorable experiences and an approach called ‘Self-Regulated Strategy Development’ (SRSD) to help struggling writers in Years 6 and 7. SRSD provides a clear structure to help pupils plan, monitor and evaluate their writing. It aims to encourage pupils to take ownership of their work and can be used to teach most genres of writing, including narrative. Memorable experiences, such as trips to local landmarks or visits from World War II veterans, were used as a focus for writing lessons.
For writing in Y6-7: close to remarkable
Calderdale Excellence Partnership