Nicola recently authored the PASS Interventions for GL Education. Nicola’s research on PASS has evidenced how each of the PASS factors has a significant impact on student outcomes.
PASS is clear in its intent, to identify ‘attitudinal or emotional issues’ prior to their ‘impact on school performance’, and facilitates implementation of interventions based on evidence, where the impact is easily measured
The unique power of using CAT4 data in this way with higher attaining students is in identifying areas of strength so that these can be built upon and developed
The information provided about the gaps in knowledge and understanding in core subjects has led to changes in the curriculum
This constant evaluation of the curriculum provision and its impact on pupil attainment has proved to be a contributing factor of the rapid progress pupils make in KS3.
Being able to demonstrate progress from the point of entry to exit is crucial in showing the impact of the curriculum and teaching and learning.