Project ID - TIS001138
To offer additional support in the areas of Literacy and maths to those students who have been identified as underachieving in specific aspects under these core areas.

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Project offered at

Mitchell House Special School


Miriam Donnan

Student Skills

Enthusiasm and willingness to work with a wide range of students with special needs and with age ranges 5 to 16. Tutors will be supported by class teachers and additional support teachers.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

We would hope the tutors would be helping students to close any apparent 'gaps' in their learning and be able to show evidence of progress for our students.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Experience of working with children which special needs. Exploring strategies and techniques for supporting students in areas of Literacy and mathematics.

Extra Information

All students will have a physical disability and learning need of some kind.

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Benefits of the scheme

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.

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