Interventions and Resources

 

Intervention groups are used consistently throughout Reception for targeting children with areas of concern. If parents have a concern they are welcome to discuss this at any time initially with their child's key person or class teacher and the SEN Team.

Interventions available in Early Years:

• 1-1 and small group Speech and language support

• Letter and sounds intervention groups.

• Extra reading – 1-1  

• Handwriting groups – multisensory.

• Social skills group 

Early Years Resources

Here is a list of resources that we have available for all pupils at Birchwood Primary School.

• Sloping boards for writing 

• Pencils and pencil grips

• Different types of scissors

• Outdoor learning

• Role-play areas

• Gross and fine motor skills equipment

• Funky Fingers

• Visual timetables

• Speech and language resources.

• Communication books

• ICT – specific Early years programmes 

Intervention groups are also used consistently throughout KS1 and KS2 for targeting children with areas of concern such as maths, reading, writing and social and emotional. If parents have a concern they are welcome to discuss this at any time initially with the class teacher and then with the Intervention Team. 

Interventions available within KS1

• 1:1 and small group Phonic support

• 1:1 and small group Speech and language support 

• Plus 1 and Power of Two maths programmes

• Toe by Toe 1:1 programme for reading

• Nessy - reading and spelling program

• Letter and sounds intervention groups.

• Writing interventions

• Extra reading – 1:1 

Interventions available within KS2

• Starving the Anxiety Gremlin 1 to 1 programme

• Starving the Anger Gremlin 1 to 1 programme

• 1:1 and small group Phonic support

• 1:1 and small group Speech and language support 

• Plus 1 and Power of 2 maths support programmes

• Individual daily spelling programmes

• Toe by Toe 1:1 programme for reading

• Nessy - reading and spelling program

• Letter and sounds intervention groups.

• Extra reading – 1:1

• Nessy Numbers

• Writing interventions

• Homunculi Approach to Social Skills Support 

Pastoral support intervention is available in small groups and on a one to one basis across KS1 and 2 both in class and on a more bespoke withdrawal basis as based on individual needs. 

KS1 / KS2 Resources

Here is a list of resources that we have available for all pupils at Birchwood Primary School.

• Sloping boards for writing

• Coloured overlays for reading

• Individual workstations

• Pencils and pencil grips

• Different types of scissors

• Weighted fidgets and cushions

• Wobble cushions

• Outdoor learning

• Role-play areas

• Gross and fine motor skills equipment

• Fiddle toys

• ICT resources - Laptops available for children with specific needs.

• Talking tins

• Sensory support resources.

• Visual timetables

• Differentiated reading books from a range of sources and interests.

• Brain Breaks