ECAR

St. Columba’s is an ECAR School. ECAR means Every Child A Reader. Mrs Holroyd is the ECAR Manager.

  • We want every child to be a reader.
  • We provide quality first teaching in every class.
  • We provide a Home/School Reading system.

We provide additional support for children who need it including:

ELS – Early Literacy Support

Children in Y1/2 work in a small group with a trained Teaching Assistant.

TP – Talking Partners

Children  in Reception/Y1 work in a  small group with a trained Teaching Assistant.

BRP – Better Reading Partnership

Children work individually with a trained Teaching Assistant.

W3FFT – Wave 3 Fischer Family Trust

Children work individually with a trained Teaching Assistant.

RR – Reading Recovery

Children work individually with a trained Teacher.