Project ID - TIS001321
Targeting Underachievement Reading and completing pre set literacy activities with a small group of children to improve literacy skills and enhance attainment levels.

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Project offered at

Millquarter Primary School
BT41 3PY


MarieClare McNamee

Student Skills

We welcome students from all disciplines. Patience, understanding and compassion are necessary skills. A basic understanding of phonics and the decoding strategies used by beginning readers would be advantageous.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

We would expect the children to improve in terms of reading age as measured by teacher assessment before and after the programme.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

The student will gain a valuable insight into the difficulties encountered by children when learning to read. Throughout the programme the student will also be supported by teaching staff to develop strategies and techniques to help learners overcome barriers to learning to read.

Extra Information

Access NI will be required prior to taking up placement

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