Learning and Literacy

Learning and Literacy

My child has difficulties with learning and literacy.

This can include:

  • Reading and spelling
  • Learning new information and concepts
  • Working with numbers
  • Working memory
  • Concentration
  • Students may have conditions such as Specific Learning Difficulties (dyslexia), general learning difficulties, ADHD, Fragile X, Down syndrome
  • Students may present with difficulties that do not have a specific title

What can Barnhill offer?

Support for targeted groups or individual support of students may include

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEN practice).
  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes.
  • Access to homework support clubs.
  • Reading Interventions via teaching assistants.
  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs.
  • Dedicated and caring staff who value all students regardless of ability.
  • Where needed, help from an external agency (e.g. Educational Psychologist).
  • Regular testing for students with literacy difficulties to review and plan.
  • Subject-specialist teaching assistants in key subjects to provide on-going support.
  • External agency advice where needed.
  • Exam Access Arrangements.
  • Post-16 transition support.