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Portraits of Progress

Portraits of Progress follows four schools' achievement, looking at the reasons behind underachievement, such as English sometimes being a second language. The Stickman model is used and we see how an East London school's environment encourages learning.

There are 4 videos in this series.

15 mins Keeping Up at KS2
In the wake of recent DCSF research, this programme explores the reasons why some pupils' progress can be slow at KS2. What's holding them back, and what can be done to help?
15 mins Making Great Progress at KS2
A look at the outstanding progress of William Ford Junior School in east London, where over 90 per cent of pupils progressed from Level 2 at KS1 to Level 4 at KS2.
15 mins Back on Track - KS3 English
A look at the findings of a major piece of qualitative research commissioned by the DCSF in 2006. What are the reasons for underachievement at KS2 and KS3 English, and what can be done to help?
15 mins Back on Track - KS3 Maths
Using a major piece of DCSF research as its basis, this programme looks at the reasons why some maths pupils are not achieving their potential at KS2. Why are some pupils at risk of not converting a Level 4 at KS2 into a Level 5 at KS3?

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