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With an estimated 10% of the population having dyslexia, every school will recognise pupils experiencing serve and persistent literacy difficulties who need special teaching and support.

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Dyslexia

Hard Deadline for Access Arrangements

By Grant Peden on

The introduction of a ‘hard deadline’ to the online application of GCSE Access Arrangements has changed the first half of this academic year from busy to frantic for the specialist assessor. Until this year, the deadline was ‘soft’ and late applications were accepted.

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Extra time, extra success?

By Paul Gee on

According to a BBC Radio 4 ‘Today Programme’ report, 20% of pupils in independent schools received extra time to complete GCSE and A-level exams last year. This contrasts with only 12% of pupils in state schools.

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Whole Brain Spelling

By Paul Gee on

How well do we teach spelling? In order for a school to reach expected standard by the end of key stage two, children must be able to spell a challenging list of words. So we dish out the spelling list for a test on Friday and tick the box...

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Recognising Learning Differences

By Liz Rosenfield on

During the primary nurturing years, it is parents, carers and the child’s teachers who will recognise that a child has a ‘learning difference’ after which the experts are brought in to assist with finding out what can be done to help.

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