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Creating a dyslexia friendly school

Successful leaders

These videos explore how school leaders have successfully brought about a cultural change within their schools to centre education around the individual and their specific needs.

Creating a dyslexia-friendly school, West Thornton Primary Academy (13:13)
In December 2016, West Thornton Primary Academy was awarded the BDA dyslexia friendly Quality Mark for schools, and the Inclusion Quality Mark as a Centre of Excellence for Inclusion. Teachers and pupils from this inspirational school talk about how dyslexia friendly practices are embedded in all teaching and learning environments.

Leadership interview with Di Pumphrey, West Thornton Primary Academy, Croydon (16:10m)
Di Pumphrey, Head of West Thornton Primary Academy School, talks about the importance of good teaching, inclusion and good practice for all within a school.

Leadership interview with Sir Andrew Carter OBE, South Farnham School (20:21m)
Sir Andrew Carter OBE, Headteacher of South Farnham School, talks about the importance of being a SEND friendly school and supporting every child's needs.