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Dyslexia Support from the Oxfordshire School Inclusion Team (OXSIT)

The Oxfordshire School Inclusion Team supports schools in their work with vulnerable groups and pupils with special educational needs.  We offer a range of support around dyslexia and other literacy difficulties, including: The Oxfordshire Literacy Difficulties Policy and Advice, including the Literacy Asssessment Pack (LAPack), Training for staff on the nature…

The Oxfordshire School Inclusion Team supports schools in their work with vulnerable groups and pupils with special educational needs.  We offer a range of support around dyslexia and other literacy difficulties, including:

  • The Oxfordshire Literacy Difficulties Policy and Advice, including the Literacy Asssessment Pack (LAPack),
  • Training for staff on the nature of dyslexia and other literacy difficulties,
  • Training to develop inclusive teaching to be a dyslexia friendly school,
  • Support for the development of intervention,
  • Support for development of diagnostic assessment in order to better understand how to meet the needs of individual pupils,
  • Support to ensure your access arrangements and exam concessions are effective and meeting JCQ guidelines
  • We can provide qualified Level 7 assessors to conduct your assessments to support exam concessions for public examinations and tests.

We also offer a number of training courses for teachers and teaching assistants(TAs), including:

  • SpLD for Teachers,
  • Dyslexia for TAs,
  • Fischer Family Trust Reading Programme
  • Write Away Together
  • Hi Five

For teachers and TAs wanting to specialise further in literacy difficulties, we teach on the Level 7 Oxford Brookes course 'Working with children and young people with literacy difficulties'.

 This service is bought in by schools, either over the academic year, or on a pay as you go basis.  See the OXSIT website  www.oxsit.org.uk or contact the team at schoolimprovement@oxfordshire.gov.uk  for further details.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Oxfordshire School Inclusion Team
Telephone
0330 024 9046
E-mail
oxsit@oxfordshire.gov.uk

Where to go

Name
Abbey House
Address
Abbey Close
Abingdon
Oxfordshire
Postcode
OX14 3JD

Time / Date Details

Time of day
Open all year

Other Details

Costs

Details

This support can only be accessed by schools through our normal traded service.

Availability

Additional Information

Providing services to
Disabled children/young people

Supporting people with
Learning difficulty

Last checked on 02/11/2020

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