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The ‘Dyslexia Base’ 

 The ‘Dyslexia Base’ at Roundhay School is a Resourced Provision that supports pupils with an EHCP with dyslexia as the main area of need. Pupils are offered a place in the Resourced Provision, following a consultation with the local authority, which usually takes place when the pupil is in Year 6, ready for a Year 7 transition. 

 We guide our pupils to reach their full potential, by offering specialist literacy teaching in the ‘Dyslexia Base’, in place of Modern Foreign Language lessons in the mainstream. Pupils who attend the base are fully integrated into Roundhay School, are a member of a form, and attend all other mainstream curricular lessons from Year 7. Pupils receive support from our team of highly skilled TAs in many literacy-heavy mainstream lessons, who also facilitate pupils’ access to assessments and examinations through the provision of tailored access arrangements. The ‘Dyslexia Base’ is a calm and nurturing space, which offers pupils a safe haven in which they can focus on developing key literacy skills, while also supporting other areas related to dyslexia, such as self-esteem and confidence as a learner.  

 The ‘Dyslexia Base’ is like a family, where all members are equally and highly valued, everyone has a voice, and everyone has the opportunity to meet their full potential and achieve their goals, whatever they may be. 

"The support my child is receiving in school is exceptional and is helping her to make good progress in her lessons. Having a TA in most lessons is helping her to stay focussed and access the work without worrying about having to do large amounts of writing."

Resourced Provision Staff

Christine Smith Christine Smith Dyslexia Base TA
James Smith James Smith Dyslexia Base TA
Karen Hayward Karen Hayward Dyslexia Base TA
Michelle Marcus Michelle Marcus Dyslexia TA
Sheena Hastings Sheena Hastings Dyslexia Base TA
Kausar Bi Kausar Bi Dyslexia Base TA
Anna Cooper Anna Cooper Leader of Resourced Provision and Assistant SENCo
Tanisha Janzen Tanisha Janzen Specialist Teacher and Assistant Head of Year (Year 10)
Bev Brining Bev Brining Specialist Teacher and Assistant Headteacher

"My child is very happy at school. I have noticed especially this year how he is going from strength to strength both in school work and in confidence. I feel my child is very happy at school and has settled in amazingly."

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Roundhay School and Roundhay Sixth Form Open Morning 2022

A date for your diaries if you are the parent/carer of a child due to start Year 7 in September 2023, or if you are looking for a Sixth Form place to join Year 12 in September 2023. Roundhay School and Roundhay Sixth Form will be holding an Open Morning for prospective families and students on Saturday 15th October 2022.
More details to come.

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