Gains should be sustained over time
Successful intervention should mean that the gains made will be sustained independently.
It also means that the school no longer has to use extra resources to support the student - they can now be used to help other students.
The graphs below illustrate how gains made during the programme were sustained or improved after the programme had ceased.
(Note- the assessment used here had an upper level of 15 years)
This has made me better at reading and writing. (AO Year 9)
This reading course has helped me firstly with my confidence and secondly with my reading in general. Thank you for everything. (L A Year 9)
Coming to literacy has made it easier for me to read now. I feel more confident and I’m not embarrassed to read out in class. It’s helped me a lot. (NOS Year 9)
It has been good with the Literacy Centre. My reading has gone up now. Coming here I understand more and now I am confident to read anywhere and anytime. (RJP Year 7)