• By Success For All
  • Posted on Tuesday 27th October, 2015

Synthetic Phonics- Great but it's only part of the story!

So now it’s official! Sir Michael Wilshaw has proclaimed that synthetic phonics has worked!   He recently said that “nobody can still convincingly argue that systematic phonics isn’t the most effective method of teaching children to read” and, in my experience, few Primary schools would disagree. Giving children a consistent, systematic approach to decod…

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  • By Success For All
  • Posted on Monday 12th October, 2015

Closing the Gap for poorer children

The recent discussion in the Government’s Public Accounts Committee focused on how best to close the attainment gap for poorer children. A further concern was to ensure that schools can prove that Pupil Premium Payments are genuinely used to close this gap. Success for All works on all levels to achieve this. Implementation costs can be paid for by Pupil Premium funds because it is…

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