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Evidence regarding the effects of changes to the school calendar and alternative calendars upon a range of main outcomes, such as student learning.

This is a summary of the main findings and recommendations produced by a Rapid Evidence Assessment (REA). The REA takes the form of a literature review, and examines evidence derived from 33 resources, including studies from Wales, the wider UK, and the USA.


Schools Research Branch

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