Project ID - TIS000624
'Supporting Struggling Readers in KS2' This project aims to provide practical support for struggling readers in Key Stage.

There is 1 place on this project and 1 place left

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Project offered at

St John's Primary School
BT46 5PY


Fiona Kearney

Student Skills

Ability to build rapport with young readers.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

To develop confidence in and a love for reading.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Understanding of how reading is processed by young readers. Strategies to overcome reading difficulties.

Extra Information

Dates are NEGOTIABLE to suit students. Males are particularly encouraged to apply for this project as many of our reluctant readers are boys who could benefit from male role models. However females will bo most welcome too. More than one student will be accepted.

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