Pathways to Progress

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The Literacy Company is a passionate team of consultants who work together with schools to enhance the English curriculum and improve standards.

Pathways to Progress is a writing intervention programme designed to be delivered in addition to pupils’ English lessons. The programme is predominately aimed at pupils who were working just below expected in summer term assessments and those who have fallen behind due to disruption to learning during the COVID-19 pandemic.

It is designed to be facilitated by a teacher, teaching assistant or tutor and provides targeted CPD each half term for the key skills to be taught. The Pathways to Progress intervention programme has been designed following recommendations from the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF) on running high-quality structured interventions (Improving Literacy in KS1 - 2020, Improving Literacy in KS2 – 2017).

The sessions will focus initially on consolidation of the previous year’s learning objectives but as the year progresses will support pupils in achieving age-related expectations. The lessons can be delivered 1:1 or with small groups of pupils. For pupils who are working significantly below expected standards for their year group, schools may wish to use modules from lower year groups to create a more bespoke intervention.

  • An intervention that is delivered in addition to pupils’ English lessons based on EEF research on effective interventions
  • 3x 20-30 minute sessions per week with a simple weekly structure (Review/Teach – Practise – Apply)
  • Flexible modules which can be targeted to different groups of children - whole class, 1-1 or small groups
  • Clear links to class-based learning to ensure application of skills beyond the intervention
  • Regular training for staff through CPD videos is an integral part of the programme to ensure an accurate and consistent approach to terminology and delivery of grammar-related content
  • Meets the criteria for use of the Covid Catch-up Premium
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The children are enjoying the sessions and are actively engaged in them.


"The Pathways to Progress materials are a great resource. I like that it can be used as a standalone program, but also that it supports our current Pathways to Write planning. The children are enjoying the sessions and are actively engaged in them. Having all the resources available, including ready-made subject knowledge videos, means that I am able to set up the intervention with ease."

Sankey Valley St James Primary School

Pathways to Progress
2021-03-04T18:00:32+00:00

Sankey Valley St James Primary School

"The Pathways to Progress materials are a great resource. I like that it can be used as a standalone program, but also that it supports our current Pathways to Write planning. The children are enjoying the sessions and are actively engaged in them. Having all the resources available, including ready-made subject knowledge videos, means that I am able to set up the intervention with ease."

We have also noticed that the literacy skills are also being transferred to other subjects such as history and geography.


Pathways to Progress is small, targeted steps. It’s excellent. It provides videos to watch so we can be sure we are delivering it correctly and getting the pitch right. Teachers are reporting an improvement in class work because of this transference of skills/ideas. The children are much more confident back in the classroom. We have also noticed that the literacy skills are also being transferred to other subjects such as history and geography. It is a pickup, ready-made intervention of a very high quality.

Hartford Primary Deputy Head

Pathways to Progress
2021-08-05T11:32:35+01:00

Hartford Primary Deputy Head

Pathways to Progress is small, targeted steps. It’s excellent. It provides videos to watch so we can be sure we are delivering it correctly and getting the pitch right. Teachers are reporting an improvement in class work because of this transference of skills/ideas. The children are much more confident back in the classroom. We have also noticed that the literacy skills are also being transferred to other subjects such as history and geography. It is a pickup, ready-made intervention of a very high quality.

They are also on hand for any questions you may have or any support you may need.


It’s not just the planning you get from the Literacy Company but guidance/videos of how to deliver. They are also on hand for any questions you may have or any support you may need. We really can’t fault them as a company or their resources.

Hartford Primary Deputy Head

Pathways to Progress
2021-08-05T11:33:32+01:00

Hartford Primary Deputy Head

It’s not just the planning you get from the Literacy Company but guidance/videos of how to deliver. They are also on hand for any questions you may have or any support you may need. We really can’t fault them as a company or their resources.

Student review – We learn a bit more than the actual class do so sometimes we can help them


We love our super writer’s group. We are glad we are in it. We learn a bit more than the actual class do so sometimes we can help them.

Hartford Primary Year 4 Student

Pathways to Progress
2021-08-05T11:34:27+01:00

Hartford Primary Year 4 Student

We love our super writer’s group. We are glad we are in it. We learn a bit more than the actual class do so sometimes we can help them.

It allows us to provide personalised learning plans for individuals and groups


It allows us to provide personalised learning plans for individuals and groups. It also has meant we can continue to read, read, read and to offer wider texts as well as exposing the children to wider vocabulary.

Rock Ferry Primary Deputy Head

Pathways to Progress
2021-08-05T11:38:04+01:00

Rock Ferry Primary Deputy Head

It allows us to provide personalised learning plans for individuals and groups. It also has meant we can continue to read, read, read and to offer wider texts as well as exposing the children to wider vocabulary.
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Pathways to Progress
Package Subscription Year 1 Ongoing Annual Subscription  All Prices are Subject to VAT
Whole school

Y1 – Y6

£1200.00 £200.00
KS1 only £450.00 £75.00
KS2 only £850.00 £140.00
Single year group £250.00 £40.00

Year 1 subscription will include:

  • Y1 – Y6 intervention planning and resources from Au1 to Su2
  • 108 lessons and approx. 20 videos per year group
  • Facilitator guide
  • Full set of CPD videos, access for 12 months
  • Introductory training session video

Subscription in subsequent years includes:

  • Continued access to CPD videos
  • Up-dates and additions

 

For more information about Pathways to Progress or to place an order please contact us via admin@theliteracycompany.co.uk or head to Online Training Courses – The Literacy Company to find a Pathways training event.