Learning & Literacy

Learning and literacy difficulties can include problems with:
  • 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
Resources for students who speak English as an additional language:

Ms Bridge, our Literacy Co-ordinator and Head of EAL , has kindly put together some resources for students who speak English as an additional language, and their families. This also includes information on the COVID-19 pandemic in a variety of languages. Please see the document in the download section below

What does Lampton offer?

All students at Lampton can access

  • Quality First teaching with appropriate differentiation (including best SEN practice).
  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes.
  • Whole-school BLP Programme (Building Learning Power) to encourage meta-cognitive learning.
  • Access to homework support clubs listen here.
  • Year 7 Active Listening Skills programme.
  • Accelerated Reader Programme KS2 to KS3 transition support via tutor programme.
  • Access to assessment for identification of significant needs.
  • Dedicated and caring staff who value all students regardless of ability.

Support for targeted groups of students may include

  •  Blocks of 1:1 small group lessons that focus on a range of needs such as literacy, comprehension and spelling in the Learning Centre.
  • Year 7 nurture group provision.
  • Where needed, help from an external agency (e.g. Educational Psychologist).
  • Teaching Assistant support in some lessons.
  • Targeted lunch time clubs for vulnerable students.

Targeted individual support may include

  • On-going tailor made 1:1 tuition in the Learning Centre, led by a specialist teacher or higher level teaching assistant.
  • Where needed, help from an external agency (e.g. Educational Psychologist).
  • Termly testing for students with literacy difficulties to review and plan.
  • Subject-specialist teaching assistants in key subjects to provide on-going support.
  • External agency advice where needed.
  • Exam Access Arrangements.
  • Post 16 Transition support.


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Ultimate Online resources list 26th Mar 2020 Download
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