Cognition and Learning – Secondary


Cognition and Learning

Secondary Focus 


Universal Provision

  • Differentiated curriculum
  • Increased use of visual aids
  • High frequency of modelling
  • Visual Timetables
  • Writing Frames
  • Alternative forms for recording
  • TA in-class support
  • Small groups with high staff ratio
  • Weekly guided reading
  • Different teaching and learning styles met through planning
  • Detailed assessment and monitoring of progress
  • Screening of gaps in learning at start of placement
  • Calm learning environment
  • Clear learning targets shared and explicit success criteria
  • Detailed feedback for pupil’s work
  • Structured systems for positive and negative consequences linked to learning behaviours
  • Home learning projects

Additional Provision

  • Precision Teaching
  • Reading Plus Programme
  • Dyslexia Programme

Intensive Provision

  • Precision Teaching
  • Reading Plus Programme
  • Game Changers Literacy Resource
  • Toe by Toe
  • Dyslexia Programme
  • One to one reading support
  • Use of overlays
  • One to one well-being appointments.
  • Phonics interventions.
  • Peer reading sessions.
  • Personalised timetables

Online Resources

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