Raising Achievement for Year 8 Students

Practical strategies to keep up the pace of achievement in year 8

The achievement of year 8 students can often plateau as their motivation dwindles and life becomes more driven by hormones and peer pressure than a desire to thrive and achieve in school. This course looks at strategies that can be adopted by the head of year 8 and form tutors in order to maintain motivation and raise the achievement of students during this difficult year.

Course Outcomes

  • Bridging the attainment gap to motivate all year 8 pupils
  • Helping students to deal with issues of self-esteem, peer pressure and difficulties at home
  • Motivating year 8 students to achieve academically and to contribute to the wider school community
  • Strategies for raising attainment and avoiding the ‘year 8 achievement plateau’
  • Encouraging peer support and mentoring to enable progress
  • Broadening the role of parents and carers in supporting year 8 students

This is one of the courses from our archive.

You can still have it delivered in your school or college, adapted to your needs and the current context, by one of our expert associates.

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