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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 tailored access arrangements.

The ‘Dyslexia Base’ is a calm and nurturing space, offering pupils a safe haven to focus on developing key literacy skills while 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 focused and access the work without worrying about having to do large amounts of writing."

Resourced Provision Staff

Anna Cooper Anna Cooper Head of the Dyslexia Base and Assistant Secondary SENCO (focus on Access Arrangements and KS4)
Bev Brining Bev Brining Specialist Teacher and Assistant Headteacher
Christine Smith Christine Smith Dyslexia Base TA
James Smith James Smith Dyslexia Base TA
Karen Hayward Karen Hayward Dyslexia Base TA
Kausar Bi Kausar Bi Dyslexia Base TA
Michelle Marcus Michelle Marcus Dyslexia TA
Sheena Hastings Sheena Hastings Dyslexia Base TA
Tanisha Janzen Tanisha Janzen Specialist Teacher and Assistant Head of Year (Year 10)

"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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“Outstanding”

We are absolutely delighted to be able to inform you of the very successful outcome to our recent Ofsted Inspection (28 and 29 November 2023). Ofsted has judged Roundhay School & Sixth Form to be ‘Outstanding’ in all areas, and they could not have been more complimentary about the exceptional provision on offer across our through-school. Click below to read the full report.

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