Your Video Guide to Targeted Intervention.  Learn how your school will benefit from our award winning intervention solutions

Thank you for taking the time to watch our introductory video. Stephanie King, Director of Customer Experience highlights the key features, functionality and benefits of our PROVEN TO IMPROVE and AWARD WINNING solutions.

ITN Productions and FASNA feature SAM Learning on ‘Shaping the Future’ introduced by Natasha Kaplinsky

SAM Learning’s Targeted Intervention is featured on ‘Shaping the Future’, a programme produced by ITN Productions on behalf of FASNA (Freedom and Autonomy for Schools – National Association).

‘Shaping the Future’ is introduced by national newsreader Natasha Kaplinsky and features key industry interviews and news-style reports along with sponsored editorial profiles. The programme was released in November 2017.

As a teacher you are able to:

…facilitate targeted intervention within identified groups or at individual student level via our Differentiation solution

…engage the most difficult-to-reach learners such as excluded students, hospitalised students and persistent absentees

…set tasks including exclusive intervention assignments, revision activities and exam practice to your students within seconds

…set automatically marked activities – with no marking required, this will save you significant time every day

…access activities across 27 GCSE subject areas

…use SAM Learning on all devices including smartphone, tablet, laptop, desktop, PC and Mac

…track and monitor the progress of your students real time and progress over time using SAM Learning’s reporting suite

…track and monitor the progress of your disadvantaged students real time and progress over time

…evidence progress required by Ofsted pre- or post-inspection

…export reports as spreadsheets enabling detailed analysis

…monitor student and teacher engagement via reporting and usage data

…track completed work outside of school hours / independent learning

…access over 100,000 questions written by teachers and examiners

…access levelled content specific to your school’s intervention strategy including exclusive content

…access specific activities designed for higher- and lower-ability students

…find award winning content aligned with your examination boards using our exam board menus

…create your own activities using a range of question types, images, video and audio within seconds

…access a rich bank of resources written by other teachers using SAM Learning Share

…earn Amazon vouchers as rewards by contributing your activities to Share

…edit existing activities on SAM Learning to personalise them to your students’ needs

…save your favourite or most commonly used activities so they are at your fingertips, saving you significant time every day

…pre-plan tasks / activities to set to your students during the term or academic year ahead

…embed interactive aspects to your classroom approach, including video and audio

…use SAM Learning as a flipped-learning tool in preparation for teaching new concepts

…use SAM Learning as an extension tool to consolidate the learning in your lessons

…provide evidence to Ofsted and parents on student progress

…encourage students to monitor their own performance using SAM Learning

…use SAM Learning as an online planner and organiser for students and staff

To book your online demonstration or school visit to see these features, benefits and functionality in action please click here





Proven impact on progress

A series of independent studies by FFT (Fischer Family Trust) were conducted over a 10-year period including hundreds of thousands of students per year. Students with 10 hours of e-learning during an academic year – equivalent to two 10-minute activities per week – consistently showed significant impact on progress. All students improved and students with low prior attainment improved nearly double the average. 

  • All Students: 1 GCSE grade better in 2.0 subjects (+0.20)
  • Disadvantaged Students: 1 GCSE grade better in 3.5 subjects (+0.35)

Only pay for what you use

Pricing is based on your exact school needs to ensure we build a platform / solution that adds the highest level of value to your school at an affordable price.  However challenging your school budget maybe, we have an intervention solution that is affordable.

In addition, we provide access to our Achievement Challenge for all pupils within chosen year groups so as to engage and motivate ALL pupils whether they are being targeted for intervention or not.

Implementation and ongoing training and support is fully supported free of charge by our current or former teachers and we will guide you through our Targeted Intervention framework to ensure you get optimum return on your investment and learn how to apply every piece of functionality within your platform.

Targeted Intervention groups supported

Differentiate work for HAP, MAP and LAP pupils within each intervention group.

Intervention groups highlighted in blue are new for September 2017.

Catch-up Groups P8 Subject Groups Disadvantaged Groups Other Focus Groups
★ Catch-up Literacy under 80

★ Catch-up Numeracy under 80

★ Catch-up Literacy 80-100

★ Catch-up Numeracy 80-100

★ P8 Maths

★ P8 English

★ P8 Science

★ P8 Geography

★ P8 History

★ P8 Computer Science

★ P8 French

★ P8 German

★ P8 Spanish

★ P8 ‘Open Group’

★ Pupil Premium


★ SEN (statemented)



★ Disadvantaged Ebacc

★ Underachieving G&T

★ Raising Boys’ Achievement

★ Raising Girls’ Achievement

★ Working Class White Boys

★ SEN w/o Statement

★ Poor Attendees

Content Bundles

Catch-up Package: All the available content bundles for either Literacy or Numeracy.

KS2 Mark range KS2 Mark range
Catch-up Literacy Under 80 80 – 100
Catch-up Numeracy Under 80 80 – 100


Progress 8 Package: All the available content bundles for each chosen subject group.

Disadvantaged Pupil Package: All the available content bundles for the chosen subject(s) in line with SDP. 

Content bundles highlighted in blue are new for September 2017 including higher ability and MFL content bundles.

For Grades For Grades For Grades
Maths 1 – 4 5 6 – 9
English 1 – 4 5 6 – 9
Science 1 – 4 5 6 – 9
Geography 1 – 4 5 6 – 9
History 1 – 4 5 6 – 9
Computer Science 1 – 4 5 6 – 9
French 1 – 4 5 6 – 9
German 1 – 4 5 6 – 9
Spanish 1 – 4 5 6 – 9

Award Winning Content

BETT 2016 Winner: Best Secondary Content

Targeted Intervention solutions – Designed by teachers for teachers

  • An Account Manager and a Targeted Intervention Specialist for each school
  • Custom implementation and each platform / solution is designed to your exact school needs
  • Proven results
  • Affordable price point for all schools
  • We even offer a money back guarantee

HAP, MAP and LAP support

A separate assignment can be set up for LAP students within a PPI group for example. The LAP students aren’t fixed, so different PPI students can be selected for each LAP assignment.

Intervention in the same lesson as the teaching

“I think the biggest difference is that almost instant feedback… within the lesson the students have tried something, got feedback and most of the time had some intervention work as well”

Ian Windsor, Head of Science, Norton Canes High School

Assignment Report

Achievement Challenge

Lets engage your students!  Lets make learning FUN!

The Achievement Challenge works in conjunction with your school’s SAM Learning Targeted Intervention package.  It is designed to inspire your students and increase usage and completion of tasks.  Feedback to date has been fantastic!

You and your students receive:

  • Physical certificates and pin badges to use as rewards
  • Getting Started guide to running competitions
  • Initial free of charge training session and regular check-ins
  • Unique unlockable outfits for customisable avatars
  • Posters for the classroom and staff-room, unlimited and engaging design

Engage hard-to-reach pupils

Engage hard-to-reach pupils through a completely gamified pupil experience in which they have an avatar, earn points, win items to customise their avatar and compete with friends on a journey round a virtual world.

  • Pupils choose 10 school friends to compete with
  • Challenge their friends
  • Leaderboard

Brochure (PDF)

  • Click here to get a 16 page brochure (PDF), suitable for presenting SAM Learning’s Targeted Intervention Framework v3.0 to colleagues.

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