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National (UK)

R&D projects 2004 - 5

Wiltshire Research and Development Projects

Primary Schools

Claire Beazley

Odstock primary

Effective Foundation Stage practice in mixed age settings in three small rural schools

Janette Bennett

Greentrees Primary

Develop formative assessment as a tool to involve pupils in their own learning

Dave Borrie

Shaw CE VC Primary

How the use of Drama strategies can help develop Higher Order Speaking and Listening Skills in pupils

Andy Bridewell

Bratton Primary

Involving pupils as researchers to raise reading standards at KS1

Sandra Crook

Barford St Martin CE VC First

Identification and support of G&T children prior to and during transition to Primary Schools

Patrick Macey

Alderbury & West Grimstead CE VA Primary

Developing effective co-ordination of assessment within a cluster of schools

Mary Smith

St Dunstan CE VC Primary

Designing a Career Development Programme to aid the recruitment and retention of teachers


Karin Campagna, with Fitzmaurice, Longmeadow and Minster Primaries

Barriers to learning: investigating factors causing underachievement in order to provide opportunities for the development of re-mediation strategies

Karen Faulkner Davis
Wiltshire Music Service

Sexual Stereotyping of students in their choice of instrument

Secondary Schools

Claire Braham

St Augustine’s

How gaining the support and commitment of lower attaining boys in MFL can improve the performance in a school using the new KS3 strategy guidelines

Philip Campagna


To establish a model for MFL provision at KS2 within Warminster Primary Cluster to ease transition to Year 7

Karen Collins

Bishop Wordsworth’s CE Grammar

Extent to which my empathic awareness allows me to extend opportunities for the most able at KS3 in MFL, given the National KS3 Strategy, linking with KS2, looking at fluidity of transition.

Trevor Davies


A collaboration between Hardenhuish MFL Faculty and feeder primary schools for the provision of MFL teaching in KS2

Sara Edwards/
Tim Ovenden


To provide an effective KS3 homework timetable which is an integral part of our assessment, recording and reporting procedures, reduces staff workload and clearly links to teaching and learning

Julia Maunder

Bradon Forest

Using speaking and listening skills to raise levels of attainment across the ability range

Katie Morgan

The Clarendon

To raise student achievement at KS4 English in Year 10 middle ability sets

Jonathan Viner/Alison Knowles

Wootton Bassett Secondary

How can we improve the attainment of Year 8 boys in Geography and English using Assessment for Learning and Learning to Learn strategies?



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