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Doctors say parents and schools are pushing them to label children who are just shy or bookish as mentally ill

A worrying number of shy and book smart children are being labelled as ‘mentally ill’ by doctors who  are under pressure from parents to give them a diagnosis according […]

New, Affordable Licence Scheme for Schools – only 30 Places Available!

It has never been more simple and cost effective for schools to implement the Dore Programme, so it’s no surprise that the number of educational establishments across the […]

Dore at the Independent Schools Show 2013

Dore will be exhibiting at the Independent School Show this year for the first time, the longest running and most established exhibition of its type. The Show provides […]

Four schools recognised for helping pupils with dyslexia

FOUR schools have been recognised for their good practice in supporting children with dyslexia. Oaktree, Brookfield, Nylands and Kingsdown schools have been working towards the British Dyslexia Association’s […]

Council contributes to Dyslexia Friendly Schools Good Practice Guide

Swindon’s work in tackling dyslexia has been recognised in a publication which outlines good practice in schools. The Dyslexia Friendly Schools (DFS) Good Practice Guide has been produced […]

Information day for schools – 16th June

This is an opportunity for teachers, SENCOs or education professionals who work with children with learning difficulties, to learn about the Dore Programme. You will have the chance […]

Schools ‘illegally excluding pupils’

Some schools in England are illegally excluding pupils, sometimes permanently, without going through the full formal process, a report says. England’s children’s commissioner Dr Maggie Atkinson heard some […]

Preparing children with SEN for the move to secondary school

Jonothan Wright looks at how schools can prepare children with SEN for the move to secondary school The move from primary to secondary school marks an important point […]

“Dyslexia is an opportunity”, says Princess

HRH Princess Beatrice spoke about her struggle with dyslexia, and told pupils with the condition they have “magical” brains that just process differently, when she visited two South […]

Exam watchdog Ofqual to check ‘extra help’ data

The exams regulator Ofqual is to collect information on how many private school students receive extra time in exams, compared with state pupils. English and Welsh exam boards […]