Literacy and numeracy catch-up strategies

This paper reviews catch-up strategies and interventions which are intended for low-attaining pupils in literacy or numeracy at the end of key stage 2.


Organisations offering research into effective practice in support for literacy and numeracy

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The review intends to support teachers to make evidence-informed decisions about how they support low-attaining year 7 pupils in the school setting by summarising the evidence on what does and doesn’t work.

This paper also includes a summary of broader principles which have helped the transition of pupils from primary to secondary school.

Published 27 November 2012
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