Banks St Stephens C of E Primary School

Literacy & Learning

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