Medlock has achieved the Dyslexia Aware Quality Mark, which ensures we are a dyslexia friendly school.

What does it mean?

It means we look carefully at all children to support them if they show dyslexic tendencies. The whole staff have received Dyslexia Awareness training and can recognise dyslexic tendencies. We have a computer based ‘screener’ that  highlights dyslexic tendencies, and can then be discussed with Teresa Weir, the Dyslexia Specialist who works in our school two afternoons a week.

Why a Dyslexia Aware Quality Mark?

Some people with dyslexia find reading and spelling more of a challenge. Your teachers do lots of things to help you, for example:

These websites will give you more information about dyslexia:

http://www.beingdyslexic.co.uk/

https://www.theguardian.com/childrens-books-site/2015/jan/22/a-dyslexic-authors-writing-tips-for-dyslexic-kids

 

Information for Parents page click here

 

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