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Literacy and Numeracy Support

"My Child has difficulties with literacy."

This can include:

  • Reading and spelling
  • Learning new information and concepts
  • Working with numbers
  • Working memory
  • Concentration

Students may have conditions such as Dyslexia (or other Specific Learning Difficulties), Moderate Learning Difficulties, AD(H)D etc

Students may present with difficulties that do not have a specific title or formal diagnosis.

 

What support can we offer?

All students at Wellacre can access:

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation.
  • Use of technology and additional resources to support learning.
  • Access to homework support clubs.
  • Drop Everything And Read (DEAR) sessions during tutor time twice a week
  • Access to assessment for identification of significant/specific needs.
  • Dedicated and caring staff who value all students regardless of ability.
  • Access to the Renaissance Accelerated Reader software programme at KS3
  • Whole school literacy policy
  • Whole school numeracy policy.
  • Numeracy 10 Quick Questions intervention twice a week during tutor time

 

Targeted students can access:

  • Year 6 into 7 Vulnerable Transition programme
  • Withdrawal from MFL to complete literacy support intervention programme
  • Year 7 nurture tutor group.
  • Access to an additional adult's support in some lessons .
  • Learning Support Centre lunch time clubs for vulnerable students.
  • Targeted before school clubs such as Scribble Scrabble and Number Crunch
  • Where needed, referrals to an external agency (e.g. Trafford SENAS, Speech and Language Therapy).
  • Individual Education Plan with allocated key worker

*Please note: These options need to be agreed upon for each student in conjunction with parents/carers and then regularly reviewed/modified.

 

Targeted Individual support can access:

  • On-going personalised tuition, led by a qualified Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD) teaching assistant.
  • Where needed, referrals to an external agency (e.g. Educational Psychologist).
  • Word Wasp/Toe by Toe reading support programmes
  • Power of 2 Numeracy Support intervention programme
  • Exam Access Arrangements.
  • Post 16 Transition support.
  • Termly review of progress to inform intervention.

*Please note: These options need to be agreed upon for each student in conjunction with parents/carers and then regularly reviewed/modified