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Title In Portsmouth
Published [London] : Teachers TV/UK Department of Education, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (17 min.)
Series Bridging the gap ; 3
Education in video
Education in video.
Summary Two Portsmouth schools let the cameras in to report on their strategies for raising attainment in the face of local urban deprivation. Headteacher, Catherine Hobbs, tells the turnaround success story of St John's Cathedral Catholic Primary School, where a focus on attendance and provision of individual support has brought about significant improvements.We follow a Year 6 class on the Up for It Juniors scheme as they take part in a mini lecture and graduation ceremony at the University of Portsmouth. Extended Services Manager at Portsmouth County Council, Mark Scarborough, highlights the benefits of a their work to co-ordinate childrens services agencies in an area of urban deprivation. We also find out how a mobile skatepark at St Edmund's Secondary School in Portsmouth is helping to bridge the gender attainment gap
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Mar. 5, 2012)
Previously released as DVD
This edition in English
Subject Educational attainment -- England -- Portsmouth.
School attendance -- England -- Portsmouth.
Individualized instruction -- England -- Portsmouth.
Community and school -- England -- Portsmouth.
Children -- Services for -- England -- Portsmouth.
Sex differences in educationzEngland -- Portsmouth
Genre/Form Documentary television programs.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Brook Lapping Productions, producer
ISBN 9781503438187