Learning Support, Gifted and Talented, EAL

The Learning Support Centre is a bright, welcoming suite of four rooms, providing support for any child with specific learning difficulties (such as dyslexia), or those who have some difficulty with aspects of literacy or numeracy. We have qualified specialist teachers devoted to supporting our pupils in a mainstream educational environment. We are proud to watch our pupils gaining in confidence as they progress through the school and move on successfully to the next level in their education.

Pupils work on an individual programmes  tailored to their specific needs, and there is close liaison between Learning Support teachers, parents and all school staff, as well as with other professional services that may be working with our pupils.

English as an Additional Language (EAL)

Pupils speaking English as an Additional Language generally pick up English quickly but some gain confidence by working 1:1 with a member of the Learning Support team for a while.

Touchtyping

This essential skill is required by those who may need to use a keyboard in class or for exams and is offered to selected pupils as a lunchtime activity.