• By Success For All
  • Posted on Monday 28th September, 2015

Making Speed Reading Possible

It is breaking news that the new Key Stage 1 tests will require children to be able to “read words accurately and fluently for instance at over 90 words per minute” (The Sunday Times 27th September 2015). This will be a serious challenge for children who don’t often read for pleasure; and we all know how books are being rejected in favour of the delights of iPads, computer g…

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  • By Success For All
  • Posted on Monday 29th June, 2015

A Stitch in time saves 14.8- The cost benefit of early intervention.

Investing in preventing something from happening could be seen as a risk. Spending money to stop something that you do not know for certain will happen may seem further down the list of priorities for leaders than putting out the fires that are currently burning. But let’s look at those issues which you are reacting to and which are taking up all of your time.  Ra…

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