Some children may be asked to take part in an intervention. An intervention means that extra provision is provided to support a child’s learning. Some children may carry out an intervention in a large group, small group or 1:1. We use interventions that cover a wide range of needs, please see our list below and click on them to find out more information about them. 

Additional Readers

Structured one-to-one or small group interventions for learners who find reading at their expected level challenging

Bereavement Support

Grief support is a one-to-one intervention with our ELSA who aims to help people cope with the physical, emotional, social, spiritual, and cognitive responses to loss

Dough Disco

Dough disco is an intervention for sensory and/or physical needs that involves moulding dough in time to music and performing different actions such as rolling it into a ball, flattening it, putting each individual finger into the dough, rolling it into a sausage and squeezing it

Drawing and Talking

A person-centred, therapeutic playworker approach. This intervention is a short-term therapy to be used by a person who has suffered from trauma or has underlying emotional difficulties


ELSA is an intervention lead by the emotional literary support assistants who provide the emotional support for children and young people

English Box

Developing reading comprehension skills and the understanding and application of grammar, punctuation and spelling, for children throughout the school

Individual Behaviour Monitoring

A system that monitors patterns such as destinations, frequency and identified behaviour incidents, and/or volumes exchanged which indicate whether the behaviour exceeds the specific baseline


Lexia Core5 Reading supports children to meet their target through an explicit, systematic, personalised learning scheme that focuses on the six areas of reading intrusion

Making Maths Magic

This is the East Riding of Yorkshire equivalent to the Primary National Strategy ELS programme and is used to support the basic application of maths skills

Maths Box

Developing number recall and application of mathematical reasoning for children throughout the school


NELI (Nuffield Early Language Intervention) is a speech and language programme that includes group sessions and individual sessions aimed at reception age pupils


NumBots is an online maths game which supports children with their understanding, recall and fluency in mental addition and subtraction so that they move from counting to calculating


Multi-sensory approach to teaching maths that is designed to help children understand maths connections through a range of multi-sensory activities

Reading Box

Developing reading, understanding and comprehension skills for children throughout the school


Rapid aims to move KS2 pupils from a reading age of 5.6 years to a reading age of 8+ years. It has 12 reading levels, which comprise six stages and correspond to National Curriculum reading levels

Same-day interventions

Same-day interventions are designed to address misconceptions identified by the teacher within the classroom on the same day

Sensory Circuit

Short sensory motor activities to help children settle into the school day. The aim is to focus concentration in readiness for the days learning


SaLT (Speech and Language Therapy) is a skilled group of teaching assistants who work with children and one to ones on a regular basis they provide support towards targets set by Speech and Language Therapists