What support will be provided for my child?

What support will be provided for my child?

In school we identify the child’s needs under 4 main categories:

1. Cognition and Learning difficulties

Some of the provision we have put in place to support your child:
 
Literacy
  • RWI (Read Write Inc) scheme of work to support children’s development of phonics.
  • Small ratio groups in all year groups for those that are of a lower ability and need further support.
  • T.A. support within all year groups for more focused learning.
  • Differentiated work to match the child’s ability and push them further where necessary
  • Guided reading/writing sessions to develop reading and writing skills at a slower more focused pace.
  • 1:1 tutoring and booster groups for more targeted learning.
  • Word wasp/Toe by Toe – developed programs to specifically support reading and spelling.
  • Individual use of resources to develop learning
  • Wide variety of reading books which go home with the child.
Numeracy
  • Small ratio groups in all year groups for those that are of a lower ability and need further support.
  • T.A. support within all year groups for more focused learning.
  • Differentiated work to match the child’s ability and push them further where necessary
  • Individual use of resources to develop learning
  • Use of ICT equipment e.g. interactive whiteboards and laptops to encourage engagement and develop learning in a more visual and interactive manner.
  • 1:1 tutoring and booster groups for more targeted learning.

2. Communication and Interaction difficulties (Speaking and Listening difficulties)

Some of the provision we have put in place to support your child:
  • RWI (Read Write Inc) scheme of work to support children’s development of phonics.
  • 1:1 reading support throughout all year groups for more focused learning and improved progress within reading.
  • Word wasp/Toe by Toe – developed programs to specifically support reading and spelling.
  • Dyslexia screening – to identify whether a child is at risk of dyslexia.

3. Social, Emotional, Mental difficulties

Some of the provision we have put in place to support your child:

  • PSHE curriculum to target children and young people developing fully as individuals and as members of families and the community.
  • Pastoral Officer (Linda Kinsey) Targeting the welfare of children within the school enabling them to function within their learning environment successfully. Such work as, positive play or Emotion workshops are some of the examples that your child will expect to receive from our Pastoral Officer.
  • Nurture groups – small groups/classes which access the expected National Curriculum, but also focus upon such work as ‘life skills’ to target some of the areas of need which they still need to develop.
  • Clubs – Afterschool/Dinner time – School clubs run by members of staff and external organisations to give our children the opportunity to develop their interests beyond what the school has to offer.
  • 1:1 Positive Mentorship programme lead by your child’s teacher.

4. Sensory and Physical difficulties

Some of the provision we have put in place to support your child:

  • Morning activities which centre around fine and gross motor skill development
  • Additional use of resources to support physical difficulties e.g. laptops, pencil grips.
  • Frequent clubs which enable development of fine/gross motor skills e.g. Art club/ Sports club.