Intervention Team

The St Columba’s Intervention team are made up of the following members of staff:

 

Staff

  • Mrs C McGrady – Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator
  • Teaching Assistants who are trained in a range of Interventions including 1st Class@Number, Success@Arithmetic, Boosting Reading@Primary School (BRP) and BLAST.
  • Lindsey Waugh – Next-Step Counselling
  • The link governor for SEND is Mrs C Bowkett

 

Mrs McGrady holds additional qualifications in SEND:-

  • Post Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia and Literacy ATS
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Dyslexia and Literacy AMBDA
  • Assessment Practising Certificate –PATOSS
  • Numbers Count Accredited Teacher – Edge Hill University

 

Mrs McGrady is the link teacher for the Boosting Reading@Primary School Intervention.

 

Outside agencies who are involved with the school may provide specific programmes of intervention or work in the school to support individual pupils these include :-

  • Sue Wilson – Language and Communication Team
  • Ruth Coulthard – North Tyneside Dyslexia Team
  • John Adrian-Vallance – Educational Psychology Service
  • Beth Dixon – Speech and Language Therapist
  • Kate Nesbitt – Sensory Support Team

 

Visiting staff from:

  • CAMHs
  • Silverdale outreach
  • School Nursing Service
  • The Locality Team