Project ID - TIS000692
To assist with the implementation of a programme to support Special Education Needs (SEN) children with numeracy difficulties.

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Project offered at

D H Christie Memorial Primary School
BT51 3HX


Nicola Bones

Student Skills

Student would need to have good ICT skills and be able to interact well with children from ages 7 to 11.

Expected Pupil Outcomes

It is hoped that the pupils will have gained greater confidence within numeracy and achieved an increased understanding of number.

Expected Student Tutor Outcomes

Provide support for children who have difficulty within numeracy, in particular number. Implementation of a programme to raise confidence and overall standardised scores of pupils.

Extra Information

The student tutor will NOT have interaction with all 15 pupils at the same time. Support will be conducted over 20 minute sessions with groups of 4/5 pupils. Support on how to implement the programme will be given prior to sessions with children.

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