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  • English mentoring

    Event type
    Mentoring
    Next date
    November/December
    Audience
    Year 7
    Length
    1 hour
    Location
    Your school
    Group size
    Small groups or 1:1
    Cost
    Free
    Overview
    Mentoring sessions aimed at building confidence and increasing student attainment in reading literature.
  • Who the event is for

    Year 7 students with a low reading age and English ability.

    About the event

    Our English mentoring programme led by our trained Ambassadors, offers 1:1 or small group sessions, supporting students to improve their reading skills and raise attainment levels.

    Aims include:

    • To improve students’ attainment English,
    • To increase students’ confidence in reading,
    • To increase students’ reading age,
    • To raise the aspirations of students in the local community.

    Links to Ofsted criteria

    Outcomes for students by helping the progression of disadvantaged and low ability students to improve towards that of others nationally.