Springboard Expert (Secondary)
Springboard's Expert Centres (Secondary) build on our experience of providing high quality literacy support in primary schools into the secondary environment.
Secondary Centres are staffed by a Centre Manager who is a qualified practitioner (a graduate with an additional Level 5 qualification in Specific Learning Difficulties or higher), a literacy intervention tutor and highly-trained volunteers. Springboard and the partner school focus on Year 7’s entering secondary school with poor levels of literacy as well as supporting pupils in Year 8.
Students receive 1 hour of intensive literacy tuition twice weekly delivered by either an SPLd Trained tutor or a highly trained volunteer. Students will usually be at School Action Plus on their entry to Secondary school.
ition is delivered by We follow a programme of high-quality, intensive, multi-sensory, literacy tuition which enables children to learn essential literacy skills. Tuition sessions are tailored to suit children's individual needs and abilities. Each session is up to 45 minutes and delivered twice a week for an academic year. Pupils are referred to us by a school's SENCo and are usually at School Action plus.