Intervention Programs

Nairne School runs the following Intervention Programs designed to improve children’s academic performance and confidence, or to help those with specific learning difficulties.

Quicksmart

This nationally recognised mathematics program for middle and upper primary students is designed to increase automatic recall of number facts and operations.  Students are nominated into the program by teachers or parents, and work is conducted by SSOs. Students have 3 x 30 minute sessions a week.

Multi-Lit

A highly credible and preferred reading and spelling program for students with specific learning difficulties. Middle and upper primary students are nominated into the program by teachers or parents and operate and work in the program with SSOs. Students have 3 x 30 minute sessions a week.

Read-Up

This early years reading intervention program was designed by a local principal based on his literacy experience and combines  the philosophy of the Quicksmart program.  The program uses a series of respected strategies to increase children’s reading skills and understanding. Aimed at 6, 7 and 8 year old students, they are nominated into the program by teachers or parents, working with an SSO three times a week.