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My child has difficulties with learning and cognition

This can include:

  • Reading and spelling
  • Learning new information and concepts
  • Working with numbers
  • Working memory
  • Concentration
  • Children may have conditions such as Specific Learning Difficulties, dyslexia, general learning difficulties, Down Syndrome.
  • Difficulties that do not have a specific title.

What can Longshaw offer?

The following lists are not exhaustive.

For all students at Longshaw

  • Quality first teaching with appropriate differentiation through planning, organisation, delivery, task, outcome, support and resources
  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes
  • Focused and modelled group work with teacher/TA/LSA eg. guided reading and writing
  • Additional in class support from a TA
  • 1 : 1 reading with class teacher & TA and reading volunteers
  • A structured phonics approach to teaching reading and literacy (Read Write Inc)
  • Individual learning targets
  • Lunchtime homework clubs

Support for targeted groups of children at Longhsaw

  • Literacy booster groups for reading, writing and spelling, grammar and punctuation
  • Lightning Squad - a tutoring programme which improves reading skills for pupils in Year 1 to 5
  • Read Write Inc. phonics groups

Targeted individual support at Longshaw

  • Additional 1 : 1 reading support
  • 1 : 1 phonics tuition
  • Toe by Toe (dyslexia programme)
  • 1 to 1 support in class
  • Access arrangements for KS2 SATs

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