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Cookstown Primary School
No preference. However, enthusiasm and a willingness to learn are essential!!
The anticipated learning outcomes for the pupils are a s follows: - Improved reading skills. - Improved self-esteem and confidence. - Improved listening and comprehension skills. - Improved ability to access all areas of the curriculum.
As a result of having participated in this project the student will have: - gained confidence in working with primary aged children. - improved their own self-confidence and self-esteem. - a better understanding of the barriers to learning. - the opportunity to undertake school led training. - access to a coach mentor assigned by the school.
Cookstown Primary School currently caters for just under 500 children from a variety of social economic and cultural backgrounds. Whilst the school is located in the centre of Cookstown, it caters for children from both urban and rural backgrounds. The school population is growing, but so are the challenges, with over 35% over the pupil base now entitled to access Free School Meals. In addition to the mainstream school, we also host two Learning Support Classes and the Cookstown Autism Centre. We see this project as part of a wider initiative entitled ‘Supporting Our Families Together’ (SOFT) and hope that it will help children and their families to overcome some of the barriers to learning that are unfortunately faced by a significant number of our pupils.
Tutoring in Schools is a programme that places Ulster University student tutors in a primary, secondary or special school.
The programme is open to all Ulster students who wish to enhance their student experience and strengthen their skillsets.Learn More
The Tutoring in Schools Programme places Ulster University students in targeted primary, secondary or special needs schools. Participation from Regional Colleges is also welcome.
It provides schools with a student to work alongside teachers on any school-based project you propose.
This year’s projects are now available. If required, further details can be obtained from the Tutoring in Schools co-ordinator, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The benefits of the Tutoring in Schools programme are widely recognised by all participating parties.
It encourages positive interaction between University student tutors and school pupils where the former can act as positive role models and ambassadors.