Banks St Stephens C of E Primary School

Learning and Literacy

My child has difficulties with progress and learning.

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, AD(H)D, Fragile X, Down Syndrome..
  • Students may present with difficulties that do not have a specific title

What can Banks St Stephens offer?

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEN practice).

  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes.

  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs.

  • Dedicated and caring staff who value all students regardless of ability.

  • 1 to 1 Learning Assistant support for identified children

  • Small group booster classes for both Maths and English

  • Individual Education Plans for identified pupils that map out support, success and targets

  • Consultation with Teachers, Pupils and Parents in developing an identified child's learning support

  • Consultation with experts from outside agencies e.g. Educational Psychologists

  • Digital technology (iPADS, Learn Pads, Desktop and Laptop PCs) that allows children to access the mainstream curriculum in alternative ways


For additional information please refer to the school’s SEND policy and local offer which can be found on the Policies page of this website.

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