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by Derrie Clark
Sat Apr 15, 2006 8:31 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Please Help!
Replies: 54
Views: 7064

Ilks, I'd be happy to liaise with you EP Service if you let me know which area of the country you are in. Thanks Susan - it's a challenge enlightening others both in support services and strategy teams but knowledgeable parents are helpful in this. However, it's also exciting being part of this para...
by Derrie Clark
Fri Apr 14, 2006 4:30 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Please Help!
Replies: 54
Views: 7064

Ilks, have you made direct contact with the EP? If not I think it might be helpful for you to have a conversation with him/her.
by Derrie Clark
Wed Apr 05, 2006 10:44 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: The Culture Of Poverty
Replies: 4
Views: 1253

What an excellent find. Thank you Jim. :D
by Derrie Clark
Tue Apr 04, 2006 8:42 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: SP training and resources for schools???
Replies: 26
Views: 4936

I don't think we have to spend thousands of pounds on reading schemes Vicki. Schools will, of course, continue to need to keep up a good supply of books and this should include a selection of phonically regular ones. As long as adults understand how to teach children to read, mediating appropriately...
by Derrie Clark
Tue Apr 04, 2006 11:58 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: SP training and resources for schools???
Replies: 26
Views: 4936

I agree with your observation Vicki. I do have lots of experience. We have been 'informing' (I prefer this to training) teaching staff for the last six years and more intensively for the last two years on a five day training programme which absolutely reflects the Rose Review. Often even teacher fee...
by Derrie Clark
Mon Apr 03, 2006 9:18 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Lost post
Replies: 13
Views: 2673

There was a conference in Canterbury today (not sure which educational establishment) . . . It was Canterbury Christchurch 'University' Diane - the Teacher Training College! I attended that day expecting an informed debate on the teaching of phonics as a result of the Rose Review. I, too, came away...
by Derrie Clark
Mon Apr 03, 2006 7:40 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Sounds~Write : response to Rose
Replies: 4
Views: 1320

Sounds-Write is now widely used in schools in East Kent. The majority of schools who have had one person trained on the five day programme have quickly seen its effectiveness and have put staff on a rolling programme. Head Teachers have become very excited by the results from the Sounds-Write progra...