Scroll to content
01949 842429 Arbor

“Teach children how they should live, and they will remember it all their lives.” (Proverbs 22:6)

Enabling children to flourish and succeed

My child has difficulties with communication and interaction

My child has difficulties with Communication and Interaction 


This can include:

  • Understanding language
  • Using language
  • Understanding how to communicate and interact socially
  • Speech delay or difficulties with speech sounds
  • Dysfluency (stammering)
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Asperger’s Syndrome


What can Redmile offer?


For all children at Redmile:

  • Quality first teaching with appropriate differentiation through planning, organisation, delivery, task, outcome, support and resources
  • A distinctly Christian ethos that promotes British and Christian values, character education and inclusivity
  • Visual aids to support key vocabulary, concepts and themes
  • Focused and modelled group work with teacher / support staff e.g. systematic phonics and writing
  • Additional in class support from an adult
  • Access to clubs, including sport
  • Regular feedback and praise
  • A curriculum that promotes speaking listening, drama, debates, etc to encourage talk and conversation.
  • Small class sizes
  • Opportunities to take on leadership roles, e.g. Worship leaders, MPs (mentor or pupil), sports ambassadors 
  • Access to medical support including school nurse
  • Equipment e.g. audio devices, audio books, word processors 
  • Modified work
  • A large outdoor space, including playgrounds, sports field, quiet areas etc.
  • Active playtimes including optional organised group activities with our sports assistant and play leaders
  • Visual timetables and visual learning aids, e.g. emotion picture cards
  • Structured class and school routines
  • A structured phonics approach to teaching reading and literacy (Read Write Inc)
  • Individual learning targets

Support for targeted groups of children at Redmile may include:

  • Talk Boost
  • Phonics and reading groups
  • Lego Therapy
  • Year 6 secondary transition programme

Targeted individual support at Redmile may include:

  • Facilitating in-school direct teaching from speech and language therapists
  • 1:1 support to practise speech following guidance from the therapist
  • 1:1 support in class and at break times