Category: Schools

Tony made it, but what about the rest?

Article published in TES Magazine on 22 April, 2005 Tony is a tall, well-built young man in his early 20s with a pleasant smile and a sunny disposition. He works with his father as a painter and decorator and appears

Posted in Schools

Sixth Form Students Aid Younger Readers

Sixth formers at Shebbear College have been offering a helping hand to their younger counterparts.  The older students have been giving up their free time to support young, improving readers in a new initiative by the Learning Support Department.

Posted in Press, Schools

Toe by Toe has worldwide recognition

Article published in the Listener in New Zealand Developed in Britain, the Toe by Toe manual has unlocked the mystery of reading for thousands of people worldwide. It has been used successfully in Linwood College, New Zealand, and the Listener

Posted in Press, Schools

Making sure kids can read

When Professor Tommy MacKay was put in charge of schools in West Dunbartonshire, he abolished illiteracy completely – and it only took half an hour.

Posted in Community, Press, Schools