Teaching and Adaptations to the Curriculum.


Teaching and Adaptations to the Curriculum.

 

Layton School makes various provision for pupils with SEN/D:

 

  • All children receive High Quality Teaching and Learning Provision throughout the school.
  • All classes have a Learning Support Assistant (LSA).
  • Some children have a dedicated 1:1 Specialist Support Assistant (SSA).
  • Pupils learn in mixed ability classes.
  • Small group intervention work with LSA or class teacher.
  • Use of Assessment for Learning allows adults to target specific learning skills relevant to individual/groups of children.
  • Evolving curriculum which reflects the interests and needs of the children.
  • Differentiation of resources, including teacher designed writing and maths worksheets with a scaffold system to learning.
  • Modelled, guided, shared, paired and collaborative learning strategies within classes.
  • Precision teaching of specific skills, knowledge.
  • Working walls to support independent learning in the classroom.
  • Individual resources e.g. phonic mats, coloured over-lays, pencil grips.
  • Daily/visual timetables
  • Specialist equipment e.g. writing slopes, braille note-taker, hearing loop systems.
  • ICT – specific equipment e.g. APPS to support learning, voice recording devices.
  • Outdoor learning opportunities
  • Advice and resources provided from other professionals within the local authority and from private companies.