The Process of Transition

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Issue 1: Authority initiatives: Preparing pupils for the move

 

Task 1.1 - West Lothian: Literacy Base

West Lothian recognises that it is of value to pupils with dyslexia to meet together to develop an understanding of the nature of dyslexia and to move to secondary with a range of appropriate strategies.

In the clips below, Carolan Burnet, Principal Teacher, Literacy Services, Literacy Base teacher Ann Owen and P7 pupil Hannah describe some of the activities offered during the Transition Programme which runs in the summer term of P7.

  • Listen to the clips below
  • Discuss the approach taken in this authority
  • List the positive outcomes for pupils with dyslexia who have had this level of support during the transition phase

Task sheet TP1.1 - West Lothian: Literacy Base

Positive outcomes of Literacy Base Transition Programme

West Lothian offer a transition programme to P7 pupils with dyslexia.


Carolan Burnet - PT Literacy Sevices - West Lothian Council

 

• West Lothian Transition Programme



Ann Owen - Literacy Base teacher - West Lothian Council

 

• West Lothian Literacy Base



Ann Owen - Literacy Base teacher - West Lothian Council

 

• Getting to know about dyslexia



Carolan Burnet - PT Literacy Sevices - West Lothian Council

 

• Dyslexia P7 Transition Group



Ann Owen - Literacy Base teacher - West Lothian Council

 

• Use of role play



Hannah, Dyslexia Transition Group
Dedridge Primary
 

• Strategies for secondary (i)



Hannah, Dyslexia Transition Group
Dedridge Primary
 

• Strategies for secondary (ii)