This secondary school was finding it hard to support pupils with increasingly complex SEN, particularly in humanities subjects.They were creative with their provision, including TA hours and pupil premium funding, and set up a KS3 humanities class with nurture as a focus.This has been very positively received, and there is evidence of impact from a Speech and Language Therapist as well as increased enjoyment from the pupils for these subjects.
This booklet is designed for parents and aims to explain how radio aids and soundfield systems can help deaf children, the different types of radio aid systems available and how to maintain radio aids.
Teachers and other staff working with deaf children and young people may also find the information in this guide useful.
A research project conducted by a literacy leader in KS3, to investigate what impact interventions based on reading for pleasure (STAR and Accelerated Reader) have on the self-perception and reading ability of students. Results indicate some positive outcomes.
A ‘One Stop Guide’ to run through key considerations for when planning to commission speech and language support in Primary and Secondary Schools. The guidance includes top tips on decision making around the service that is commissioned, practical steps to take to integrate services in to school and how to assess if it’s actually working.
This is used for informal learning walks to check on how TAs are supporting. I might target year groups or types of need. I also complete these with the Deputy SENCO, EAL co-ordinator, my line manager, Heads of student learning (year heads) and subject leaders. This information is then fed back to TAs. We focus on the positive things we have seen and make comments developmental. This is part of our growth mind- set culture where we learn from each other.
An introduction to Asperger syndrome, a form of autism, which is a lifelong disability that affects how a person makes sense of the world, processes information and relates to other people. People with the condition are often of average, or above average, intelligence. However, they may also have a specific learning disability.