The No to Failure Interim Evaluation Report showed
- 1,341 pupils were screened in Years 3 and 7 in 20 schools across three different local authorities in England.
- 21% of pupils screened using a variety of psychometric tests were found to be at risk of dyslexia/SpLD.
- The percentage of children found to be at risk was very similar in all three LEAs, even though they differed socio-economically.
- 55% of all pupils who failed national Standard Assessment Tests (SATs) were found to be at risk of dyslexia/SpLD.
This is an interim report on the screening phase of the study, which has been followed by an intervention phase using control groups that will be reported in the autumn.
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