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Can peer tutoring raise achievement in maths?

Results constantly pour in that show private tuition aids learning and improves a child’s ‘readiness’ for secondary school. To some degree tuition works, though it may often be inaccessible. Rosalyn Mark asks the question: what if we could get pupils to tutor one another?

Over the next five years Ravensthorpe will be doubling in size to be a 2 form entry school with 420 pupils. And while the Ravensthorpe has a growing school body, almost three quarters come from the poorest quartile of postcodes in England. Pupils attend from the Westwood and Ravensthorpe housing estate, but increasingly, children are joining the school from across the city.

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