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“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 learning and cognition

This can include:

  • Reading and spelling
  • Learning new information and concepts
  • Working with numbers
  • Working memory
  • Concentration
  • Children may have conditions such as Specific Learning Difficulties, dyslexia, general learning difficulties, Down Syndrome.
  • Difficulties that do not have a specific title


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

  • 1:1 reading with class teacher, support staff and reading volunteers

  • A structured phonics approach to teaching reading and literacy (Red Write Inc)

  • Individual learning targets

  • Access to clubs, including sport

  • Regular feedback and praise

  • Opportunities to take on leadership roles, e.g. Worship leaders, MPs (mentor or pupil), Sports ambassadors

  • A large outdoor space, a sports field, quiet areas, etc;

  • Active playtimes including optional organised activities with our sports assistant


Support for targeted groups of children at Redmile may include:

  • Literacy booster groups for reading, writing and spelling, grammar and punctuation

  • Read Write Inc phonics groups

  • Talk Boost to support language development

  • Same day maths intervention

  • Timetabled support from our ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant)

  • Physical literacy with our sports assistant


Targeted individual support at Redmile may include:

  • In-class support from an adult

  • Additional 1:1 reading and maths support

  • 1:1 phonics practise

  • Nessy (dyslexia programme)

  • Timetabled support from our ELSA (Emotional Literacy Support Assistant)

  • Physical literacy with our sports assistant

  • Access arrangements for KS2 SATs, including a reader where permissible, e.g. maths