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above, students are pro-
vided with problem solving
exam practice booklets on
weekly basis. These are
also used during the morn-
ing and Saturday revision
sessions. Some students
are with-drawn from les-
sons to work in small
groups to develop their lit-
eracy in mathematics and
problem solving skills. Stu-
dents are provided with
CGP revision and practice
books. Students are set
weekly exam type problem
solving questions in He-
garty Maths and their pro-
gress is monitored and ar-
eas of weaknesses are
identified. All areas of
weaknesses identified are
addressed during the
morning and Saturday revi-
sion sessions.
Reading comprehen-
sion
-
Variety of texts used to
challenge students.
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Reading comprehension
part of every lesson
-
Form time literacy les-
sons designed to support
literacy and comprehen-
sion skills
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Weekly reading lessons
as part of the Acceler-
ated reader programme
Applying correct mathe-
matical function to prob-
lems
Key words are identified
during lessons and stu-
dents are encouraged to
highlight all the key words
when solving prob-
lems. They then decide on
what skills are needed to
solve the problem. Stu-
dents are encouraged to
split any worded questions
into steps and decide what
skills are needed to be used
to answer each step.
Inference
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KS3 Aps designed to mir-
ror the GCSE P1 Q4
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Sentence starters and
strategies developed
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AQA Marker training for
teachers
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Collaboration with SSA
and external agencies to
further refine strategies
(UL English Advisor Visit)
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Form time literacy les-
sons designed to support
inference skills
Maths fluency
Students are assessed on
weekly basis using the flu-
ency maths tests and their
progress is monitored and
areas of weaknesses are
identified and these are ad-
dressed during the morning
and Saturday revision ses-
sions.
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