We are currently in the process of applying for Dyslexia Friendly Schools Status. The idea behind Dyslexia Friendly Schools is that changing our practice to accommodate pupils with dyslexic tendencies will result in good practice for everyone.
‘Dyslexia is a learning difficulty that primarily affects the skills involved in accurate and fluent word reading and spelling. Characteristic features of dyslexia are difficulties in phonological awareness, verbal memory and verbal processing speed’. British Dyslexia Association.
If you feel you or your child may have dyslexic tendencies and would like further information, there are links to some useful websites below. Alternatively, please feel free to come and discuss with the SEND co-ordinator Mrs Kerrane.
British Dyslexia Association http://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk
Dyslexia Action http://www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk