• By Success For All
  • Posted on Wednesday 19th October, 2016

Zamintuthuko - Success for All’s first school in South Africa Or Alphie goes to Africa!

  In early October I was privileged to travel to Pretoria to provide Co-operative Learning, Phonics and reading training using the Roots programme to a team of teachers at Zamintuthuko Primary School. This is the first school in a project set up by Dr Surette Van Staden of Pretoria University. The aim is to show that SFA can be successfully used to support learning in the challenging context…

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  • By Success For All
  • Posted on Tuesday 03rd May, 2016

Sacred Heart Primary enables Dutch visitors to see SFA in action

A group of 14 Dutch academics from the University of Groningen, and the Primary schools; CBS de Hoeksteen, CBS de Heerdstee, CBS de Wegwijzer, CBS de Kleine Wereld, KBS de Bisschop Bekkersschool, OBS de Ploeg,visited Sacred Heart Catholic Primary School in Southend on Sea on the 26th April. The Dutch group is working on an SFA Primary school reading project in The Netherlands. The twist is th…

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  • By Success For All
  • Posted on Friday 04th March, 2016

Poor Communication and Language Skills- putting it right in Early Years!

A recent article in the Telegraph highlighted some alarming statistics confirming that children are entering school with poor, and diminishing language skills.         75% of Primary teachers report Reception children are unable to speak in full sentences          65% of children are unable to follow simple commands &…

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