What does the data say?
Schools involved in the Write Time project have seen the greatest improvement for all pupils writing at the expected standard. In fact, in 2018, Write Time schools out-performed non-project schools at the expected standard. From 2016 to 2018 Write Time schools in York have improved by 26.8% whilst other schools have improved by 5.5%.
Over the same time period:
- FSM6 pupils involved in the project writing at the expected standard has improved by 30.7% compared to an increase of 8.5% at non-project schools
- Boys involved in the project writing at the expected standard has increased 24.2% compared to 8.9% at non-project schools
- Prior low and middle attaining pupils in the project at the expected standard has gone up 22.9% compared to 4.6% at non-project schools
Evaluations of the project over time
Read these reports about the impact of the Writing Project in its different phases so far: