Interventions with Impact: Plan, run and evaluate effective pupil interventions

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Interventions with Impact: Plan, run and evaluate effective pupil interventions
RRP£46.80
Offer Price£39.00
Phase: 
Primary, Secondary
ISBN: 
978-1-907567-84-1
Published: 
Oct 2013

Introduction

‘Inspectors should note if pupils who receive additional intervention are demonstrating accelerated or sustained progress. This would indicate whether the intervention is effective.’

Subsidiary guidance (Ofsted, 2013)

In just under 50 pages, this eBook will show you how to plan, run, monitor and evaluate pupil interventions, so that you can be confident that you are providing effective and cost-efficient support for your pupils and you are able to respond to need in the most appropriate way.

Only available as an eBook

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Benefits

Interventions with Impact will enable you to:

  • identify barriers to achievement within your school
  • assess the needs of individuals and groups (academic, emotional, social or behavioural)
  • deliver activities which relate to identified targets
  • monitor and assess the impact of interventions in relation to proposed outcomes.

Summary of contents

This eBook will show you how to:

  • identify pupils in need of support
  • ensure effective and well-run interventions
  • monitor progress as the intervention takes place and adjust provision accordingly
  • evaluate the impact and demonstrate the effectiveness of your actions.

This guide includes:

  • seven templates
  • proformas
  • checklists
  • policies and resources for you  to adapt and use in your setting.

Chapter breakdown

Section 1: Identifying pupils and assessing need

Understand how you might identify which pupils need support both as individuals and as groups within the school.

This section will equip you with essential understanding of:

  • your whole-school needs
  • your cohort needs
  • needs of your individual pupils

Section 2: Target setting and planning activities

Using data to set targets and plan activities.

This section will enable you to:

  • use data to set personalised pupil targets
  • use data to set session objectives for the intervention
  • understand how to set SMART targets
  • decide who will run interventions
  • decide what type of intervention is needed
  • plan which activities to include and how long an intervention should run for.

Section 3: Monitoring sessions

An overview of the steps you need to take to monitor the effectiveness of sessions as they take place.

This section will enable you to:

  • see the importance of considering the pupil’s response at different stages of the intervention
  • know what to monitor
  • track the progress of the intervention to see if it needs to be adjusted for better impact.

Section 4: Evaluating effectiveness and planning next steps

Knowing how to evaluate the session and plan what the pupils should go on to do after it has ended.

This section will enable you to:

  • know if the intervention is having an impact on the pupils accessing it
  • accurately track pupil progress
  • provide information on progress and next steps for pupils.
  • identify effective resources
  • inform teaching and learning and provide information on staff development needs
  • provide objective evidence to others, eg. parents, governors, inspectors etc. that your interventions are having a positive impact on progress.
  • provide evidence of how pupil premium funding is being used, if appropriate.

Details

Only available as an eBook

What is an eBook? An eBook is electronic version of a printed book which can be read on a computer or a specifically designed handheld device. This eBook is in PDF format and can be shared with your colleagues.

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