Together we Exceed

Teaching Reading Programme 2016-17

Based on the unvalidated data sets, pupil outcomes shows that the 30 schools that participated in Exceed SCITT and Teaching Schools’ Teaching Reading Programme increased their Key Stage 2 Reading Working At Expected outcomes by an average of 13.8 percentage points, compared to a national average increase of 5, between 2016 and 2017 from 45.5% to 59.4%. For these schools, the gap to the national average for Reading reduced from 20.5% to 11.6%, a difference of 8.8 percent points. For the proportion of pupils Working At Greater Depth, the participating school increased their pupil outcomes by 6.2 percentage points, from 7.8% to 14%.

Children playing at one of our Exceed schools

“We believe that successful schools develop their own identity and individuality and are best placed to meet their own community’s needs.”