Condition category
Mental and Behavioural Disorders
Date applied
30/09/2005
Date assigned
30/09/2005
Last edited
29/06/2010
Prospective/Retrospective
Retrospectively registered
Overall trial status
Stopped
Recruitment status
Stopped

Plain English Summary

Not provided at time of registration

Trial website

Contact information

Type

Scientific

Primary contact

Mrs Magda Moorey

ORCID ID

Contact details

Lewisham Primary Care Trust
Childrens Services
Ivy House
Bradgate Road
Catford
London
SE6 4TT
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7771 5347
magdalene.moorey@lewishampct.nhs.uk

Additional identifiers

EudraCT number

ClinicalTrials.gov number

Protocol/serial number

N0243142064

Study information

Scientific title

Acronym

Study hypothesis

Does a short term, focused intervention to build the oral language skills of children at risk of academic failure have a positive impact on the attainment of these children in formal national assessment?

Ethics approval

Not provided at time of registration

Study design

Randomised controlled trial

Primary study design

Interventional

Secondary study design

Randomised controlled trial

Trial setting

Other

Trial type

Treatment

Patient information sheet

Condition

Language skills and literacy

Intervention

Please note that as of 29/06/10 it has been confirmed that this trial was stopped due to lack of staff and resources.

Pilot RCT. Intervention consists of 9 sessions of speaking and listening activities developed by the investigator for the study.

Intervention type

Other

Phase

Not Applicable

Drug names

Primary outcome measures

Scores in national educational assessment tests

Secondary outcome measures

Not provided at time of registration

Overall trial start date

01/12/2003

Overall trial end date

31/03/2006

Reason abandoned

Lack of staff/facilities/resources

Eligibility

Participant inclusion criteria

1. School children identified by participating school as "at risk of academic underachievement"
2. Consent obtained from guardian
3. Child "Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals UK-3" completed

Participant type

Patient

Age group

Child

Gender

Both

Target number of participants

Number of participants 60 (30 per cell)

Participant exclusion criteria

All children with language age below 70 (in these cases referral is made to the SLT clinical service)

Recruitment start date

01/12/2003

Recruitment end date

31/03/2006

Locations

Countries of recruitment

United Kingdom

Trial participating centre

Lewisham Primary Care Trust, Childrens Services
London
SE6 4TT
United Kingdom

Sponsor information

Organisation

Department of Health

Sponsor details

Richmond House
79 Whitehall
London
SW1A 2NL
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7307 2622
dhmail@doh.gsi.org.uk

Sponsor type

Government

Website

http://www.dh.gov.uk/Home/fs/en

Funders

Funder type

Government

Funder name

STaRNet London (UK)- NHS R&D Support Funding

Alternative name(s)

Funding Body Type

Funding Body Subtype

Location

Results and Publications

Publication and dissemination plan

Not provided at time of registration

Intention to publish date

Participant level data

Not provided at time of registration

Results - basic reporting

Publication summary

Publication citations

Additional files

Editorial Notes