Learning Support is a skilled and innovative department, central to Beeston’s ability to understand and respond to each child as an individual. It is led by an experienced educational psychologist.
We relish the challenge of capturing the ‘whole child’ through our assessment processes: findings from psychometric tools are triangulated with insight from home, school(s) and, when required, a network of external professionals.
Collaboration between Learning Support and teaching staff enables personalised strategies and resources to be implemented. In addition, one-to-one and small-group lessons take place when required to address specific
areas of difficulty. Our practice reflects a creative application of educational and psychological research and theory.
Learning Support is involved closely at a whole-school level, from working with the pre-prep to optimise early identification and intervention, to overseeing the RULER emotional literacy programme used across the school.
This is a flavour of Learning Support at Beeston; we would be delighted to hear from anybody who would like to know more.