Chris Rossiter

Literacy difficulties at a time of transition

Big changes during school, such as moving from primary to secondary or infant to junior, can be daunting for learners and their families, especially when they have additional difficulties such as with literacy. It can often feel like starting all over again, with new teachers and new ways of doing things. DYT CEO, Chris Rossiter, looks at three areas that [...]

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DYT welcomes new Ofsted inspection framework with call for a greater focus on effective literacy provision

Driver Youth Trust (DYT) has published its response to the new Ofsted framework, welcoming its focus on reading but warning that this needs to stretch beyond the early years. DYT have identified a bias toward early years and the initial development of reading in the Ofsted draft framework. We use our response to highlight to the inspectorate that for some [...]

End of Term Policy Update

A busy end to the school year sees three new reports published this week all reflecting recommendations made by Driver Youth Trust:  Education Committee report on Alternative Provision The Committee has published their fifth report of the 2017 session: Forgotten children: alternative provision and the scandal of ever-increasing exclusions.  The report expresses concerns about the over-exclusion of pupils and at [...]

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