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Case Studies

Designed to be easy to implement for both specialist and non-specialists, Rapid Plus is suitable for a wide range of teachers, students and classrooms.

Take a look at the reviews and case studies below: 

Neath Port Talbot study

Conducted in 2012, four schools in Neath Port Talbot conducted a pilot study to examine the impact of the Rapid Plus series with their SEN and struggling readers. 

Read their findings (PDF 4KB)

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Special Children magazine review

First pubilshed in Special Children magazine in 2011, Graeme Whyte examines how Rapid Plus builds on the primary Rapid literacy scheme, and looks at how effective the programme is at getting struggling students excited about reading. 

“There are assessment books for each level, a teacher’s guide and online software for independent work at home or at school. The programme has been thoroughly prepared. The books are carefully graded to move up steadily from a reading age of 6.6 to 8.6. Three new sets appear in 2012 taking the reading level to 9.6…the teaching guide will prove very useful. It gives clear guidance for both one to one, and small group lessons… This is an excellent series that will be helpful and entertaining for students, easy for teachers and TAs to use, and comes at a price that most schools should be able to afford…”

Read the full review (PDF 2.19MB) 

Interested in taking part in our research?

If you'd like to be part of new research on how Rapid Plus is supporting students and helping to improve reading ability, please get in touch at: rapidplus@pearson.com

 

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