What are enrichment programmes?
“Enrichment” is the term we use at Halswell School for learning support. At times during their schooling some students need additional support to accelerate progress in their learning especially in the core areas of reading, writing and maths. This support might be provided by differentiation of the curriculum in class, class, a specific enrichment programme taken by one or our support staff or teachers, or through accessing outside agencies.
Identification of students for enrichment programmes
Our students are at the heart of all we do and knowing their unique strengths, motivators and needs is key in providing the right support for each individual student. Students are identified through a variety of ways including teacher observation, formal and informal assessments and discussions with parents. We then look to developing learning programmes, spaces and environments that will meet the needs of our students and support them to learn effectively. This means we look closely at providing any necessary adaptations, support, intervention, resources or additional time that students may need to enable them to flourish as learners.
Tiers of support
At Halswell School we use a tiered approach to support student learning. This model helps us make suitable adjustments to our teaching and learning programmes and ensures that the right levels of support are in place for our students.