Project ID - TIS001132
PUPIL NUMERACY SUPPORT To support identified pupils with their learning in the classroom or through one to one withdrawal support. To improve numeracy and social skills of identified pupils in order to help underachieving pupils develop their self esteem.

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Project offered at

St Patrick's Co-ed Comprehensive College
BT46 5BN


Grainne Hughes

Student Skills

Students should come from any numeric subject, e.g. Maths, Science, Engineering etc. Students should have strong Maths skills and be positive and encouraging.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

Pupils will grow more confident working within the normal classroom setting. Numeracy skills will improve. Pupils with numeracy difficulties or a lack of confidence in their basic Maths will be given the opportunity to improve their confidence and maths age through small group guided activities and 1 to 1 sessions with the student tutors.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

They will have the opportunity to share their knowledge / skills with pupils in a classroom environment. Gain experience of working in secondary sector education with children with specific learning difficulties in Numeracy. It will be a valuable experience for potential teachers in interacting with other teachers and with pupils. They will gain knowledge and experience of preparing resources for individual pupils.

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