Our aim is to support pupils, schools and parents in their use of visuals to support children and young people in their learning and daily lives.
Ruth Miskin Training
Free RWI Phonics lessons at home during school closures
From Tuesday 5th January 2021, we will restart our free Read Write Inc. Phonics lessons on YouTube for children to watch at home.
One lesson at each level will show at 9.30 am each day and be available for 24 hours.
- Set 1 Speed Sounds, Word Time and Spelling: for children in Reception and children who are new to English.
- Set 2 Speed Sounds and Spelling: for children in Year 1 and 2 (and those in Reception that can read Set 1 Speed Sounds.)
- Set 3 Speed Sounds and Spelling: for children in Year 1 and 2 that can read Set 2 Speed Sounds.
- Read longer words: for children who can read Set 3 sounds and words confidently.
- Read Red Words 1: for children who are reading Red, Green, Purple, Pink and Orange Read Write Inc. Storybooks. Many children are able to read these in Year 1.
- Read Red Words 2: for children who are reading Yellow, Blue and Grey Read Write Inc. Storybooks. Many children are able to read these in Y2.
- Read and Hold a Sentence 1: reading and writing practice for children reading Green, Purple, Pink and Orange Read Write Inc. Storybooks. (For children reading and writing with Set 1 sounds confidently and learning Set 2 sounds.)
- Read and Hold a Sentence 2: reading and writing practice for children reading Yellow, Blue and Grey Read Write Inc. Storybooks. (For children reading and writing words with Set 2 sounds confidently and learning Set 3 sounds.)
How to Help Teenage Girls Reframe Anxiety and Strengthen Resilience
In the last decade, rates of anxiety-related disorders in teenagers have steadily risen, particularly in girls. Researchers and psychologists posit several hypotheses about why these rates are on the rise — from digital hyperconnectivity to heightened external pressures to simply a greater awareness, and therefore diagnosis, of mental health concerns.
Whatever the causes, Dr. Lisa Damour has hopeful news for parents and teens: first, some degree of stress and anxiety is not only normal but essential for human growth. And if those levels become untenable, there are tested strategies for reining anxiety back in
Lifelong Learning, Dumfries & Galloway Council
A universal lifelong learning service in Dumfries & Galloway which supports independence, self-confidence, and essential skills for life & work.
Lots of resources to support home learning.
The Resilience Project
We deliver emotionally engaging programs which provide evidence-based, practical strategies to build resilience and become happier. We acknowledge and pay respect to the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia.
The Festival of Curiosity 2020
16th July to 19th July
Sounds of the Forest
Help create the first ever forest soundmap of the world!
DIY face masks with clear panels
Advice from the National Society for the Deaf on produce face masks with clear panels.