Ashburton College

High School students on Steps to Literacy programme. Varying periods of time and variable group sizes. Students received 4 x 40 minutes per week. Gains in Reading Accuracy and Reading Comprehension were not measured where the student was already above age level in those aspects at the start.

Pupil

Year Group

Months of tuition

Gain in months

Spelling

Reading Accuracy

Reading Comprehension

A

10

13

12

22

48

B

10

20

26

36

24

C

10

16

33

30

32

D

10

11

20

16

33

E

10

16

34

NA

NA

F

10

22

24

35

48

G

10

18

42

15

51

H

10

17

24

32

31

I

9

17

15

-4

14

J

9

15

25

49

30

K

10

5

10

10

12

L

10

5

18

12

1

M

10

6

30

NA

NA

N

9

15

47

NA

NA

O

10

10

29

16

12

P

9

16

16

35

17

Q

9

21

38

16

47

R

8

5

17

18

35

S

8

10

17

19

36

T

7

7

20

17

24

U

7

10

12

-2

5

V

9

7

13

28

45