How can you support your dyslexic child?

Is your child struggling to read? Do you suspect that your child might be dyslexic because he/she is a reluctant reader? Are you wondering what you can do to support them? There are as many ways to learn to read and write as there are children. So it’s a fine line between not worrying too […]

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Prevention is better than cure, they say…

…but the closing of Sure Start centres around the country in record numbers shows that Britain is creating a problem for the future, rather than preventing one. A research study by Oxford University academics states that about 1,000 Sure Start centres may have closed since 2009. This number is much higher than what the government […]

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Let’s look at Primary SATs…

With a week to go until Primary SATs I wanted to share with you some practical advice to help prepare your child for these tests. Try to manage and limit the amount of time your child spends on revision and follow the ‘little and often’ rule which will allow your child time out as well […]

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Saturday 5th May…Day to Day at Elisa’s Tutorial School

Lots of singing today as our younger pupils learnt their alphabet and we started to build our phonics and develop basic writing skills. Younger pupils love looking at the brightly coloured chart on our learning space wall and as they become proficient they will learn to write the three letter words and four letter words […]

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Thursday 3rd May…Day to Day at Elisa’s Tutorial School

In today’s lesson we talked about dinosaurs and prehistoric ages and what it may have been like to live in times when dinosaurs were alive. The younger children used plastic and rubber toys and models to plan stories and to add pictures to their words. We also used picture books and factual books to support […]

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