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Improving boys’ literacy skills

Ofsted good practice example showing how Greenfields Children’s Centre uses assessment to close gaps, especially in literacy.

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Greenfields Children's Centre: good practice example

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This good practice example shows how the staff at Greenfields Children’s Centre approach teaching, in particular, how a meticulous approach to assessing children to identify any gaps between different groups helps staff to close those gaps quickly. Greenfields Children’s Centre is particularly effective in narrowing the gap between girls and boys, especially in literacy. Staff use a range of innovative and imaginative strategies that are highly effective.

This is part of a set of 8 Ofsted good practice examples showcasing good practice in early years to support the report: ‘Teaching and play in the early years – a balancing act?’.

Published 13 July 2015