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Handwriting interventions for pupils with SEN
Are there examples of handwriting interventions in schools for pupils with SEN? We look at examples of handwriting interventions for these pupils in schools. We also link to an article with advice on improving the writing of pupils with special educational needs (SEN).
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Examples from schools
Crookhorn College, a secondary school in Hampshire, provides handwriting interventions for pupils with special educational needs (SEN). Handwriting tuition is led by a learning support assistant and takes place in small groups of 2 to 3 pupils.
Pupils learn how to shape letters correctly and progress towards cursive handwriting. Pupils complete handwriting activities twice a week for 30 minutes.
Wood Green Academy in Sandwell provides handwriting interventions for pupils with SEN. Students practice different strategies to create the correct formation of each letter. Intervention leaders help to build students' confidence with developing the skill to grip a pen or pencil in the correct position.
The school adds:
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