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Interventions and Resources

Here are a selection of links to Interventions, Training Programmes and Resources which could be useful for supporting pupils in your primary school.

This list is by no means complete. All the policies are from UK sources and were correct at the time of inclusion on this website.  Although we endeavour to maintain up-to-date information, we cannot be held responsible for any changes that may have come into effect since the date of publishing on here.

♦ Maths & Dyscalculia:

Catch Up

Offers training and support to deliver and Catch Up Numeracy interventions

On Track Maths

A targeted approach to Mathematics Intervention for Key Stages 1 and 2.  Written by our very own Eleanor Hick.


♦ EAL:

The Bell Foundation

The Bell Foundation has produced the EAL Assessment Framework for Schools which is available to download free of charge for all UK schools

EMTAS Guidance for schools on the use of DfE Proficience Scale with EAL pupils

Very useful guideance supplied by Hampshire Services


♦ Motor Skills:

Clever Fingers

Clever Fingers is a fun and highly-motivating activity-based strategy devised for schools, by a paediatric Occupational Therapist, to help pupils with poor fine motor skills.


 ♦ Literacy & Dyslexia:

AcceleRead AccelerWrite

A systematic programme based on continuous diagnosis of needs is delivered by computer and mediated by teachers or other adults on a one-to-one basis.

Available to purchase from several on-line sources. 

Barrington Stoke

An independent publisher supplying a fantastic range of books specially written, designed and edited to break down the barriers to reading, especially suitable for dyslexic readers.

Blacksheep Press

Black Sheep Press produce illustrated interventions and assessments that are effective and fun. 

Here's an example of their Mr Goodguess resource, which is a set of worksheets to help children in the development of crucial inferencing skills. Have a look at the product sample.

CALL Scotland

CALL Scotland offer some very useful resources for communication, literacy and learing help children and young people to overcome disability and barriers to learning. 

Catch Up

Offers training and support to deliver Catch Up Literacy Literacy interventions.

Training is available across the Uk this spring and summer - visit the training page on their website for further details.

Clicker 7

Helps every child to play an active role in their own learning and offers complete support throughout the writing process.

IDL - Dyslexia Intervention


A Classroom Sensory training programme for KS1, KS2 and early KS3.

The Communications Trust has a vast collection of Move4Words on offer via their website.

Pobble: Seven splendid spelling strategies

Great ideas to make learning to spell more fun.

A large range of resources to support language and reading development.

Word Talk

A free text-to-speech plugin for Microsoft Word.


♦ Speech and Language:

Speech Link

Speech Link and Language Link offer packages help schools support children with speech, languages and communication needs. 

Talk Boost

Talk Boost is a targeted and evidence-based intervention programme which narrows the gap between 4-7 year olds with language delay, to make progress with their language and communication skills.

The Communication Trust

The Communication Trust is a coalition of over 50 not-for-profit organisations. Working together they support everyone who works with children and young people in England to support their speech, language and communication.

 * useful webpage: Identifying speech language and communication needs

The Ear Foundation

Bridges the gap between clinic-based services and home, school and work to help young people and adults have the opportunity to hear, communicate and develop spoken language using the latest technological interventions including hearing aids, cochlear implants, bone conducting hearing implants & assistive devices such as FM Systems.