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Year 8 – Crafting Accurate Sentences

The Year 8 Crafting Accurate Sentences Tutoring course is written by Lindsay Skinner, Headteacher at St James School, Exeter, in collaboration with Prof Lee Elliot-Major

Course details
  • Pupils are tutored in writing accurate sentences
  • The course content takes pupils through basic sentence structure, through to more complex sentences, focusing on knowledge and accuracy
  • 10-week programme, 1 hour/week
  • Targeted at Year 8 disadvantaged pupils who have academic ability but lack high-performance literacy skills
  • The course can be delivered to children with SEND but it is not suitable for those with cognition and learning needs
  • Pupils are tutored in small groups of three.
  • The course is delivered by trained Student Ambassadors from NSSW partner institutions, supported NSSW Institutional Officers
  • Up to 6 tutors per session, 18 pupils
  • Eligibility: NSSW selected Attainment Raising schools
  • Cost: There is no cost for eligible schools
  • The course is delivered at school, at a mutually convenient time
  • Selected Year 8 pupils must be available to attend sessions at this time, for the full 10 weeks
  • Initially, one 10-week course is available per school
  • Delivered before Easter
  • Available dates and bookings through Institutional Officers

The expected outcome is that pupils gain proficiency in crafting accurate sentences, evidenced through pre- and post- course tasks.


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