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St Bertelines is a Church of England Voluntary Aided school of 14 teaching staff and around 300 pupils. The school is set in a suburban area of Runcorn in the north west of England. The percentage of pupils eligible for free school meals is below the national average (10%). The percentage of pupils identified with special educational needs, including those with statements of special educational needs, is below the national average (18%). No pupil is identified as needing support for English as an additional language.
According to the latest Ofsted school report of 2002 - 'This is an exceptionally good school with outstanding qualities of care'.
The CPD Project was delivered over three months.
The school was concerned to rejuvenate literacy: to promote reading's value, the art of literature and higher levels of understanding and appreciation. The pupils' performances in reading are satisfactory to good; but the staff wanted to extend pupils' reading and deepen responses. It was agreed that the project would address the following learning objectives.
These objectives were chosen with the long-term aim of equipping teachers to review the English policy and resources.