A Qualified Level 7 Specialist Assessor, SENDCo and Experienced Teacher runs Rise to the Top Education Limited

We provide online or face to face diagnostic assessments for Dyslexia and other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs). In addition, we offer online or face to face 1:1 personalised learning support for children with literacy difficulties.

In association with Magic Link, we offer a fantastic handwriting programme that teaches neat, cursive script in 30 simple steps!

We are also a provider of the online Visual Reading course that enables learners with reading difficulties to gain control of eye movement for speed and accuracy, along with metacognitive strategies to improve comprehension.

Rise to the Top Education is run by Gillian, a Director of Learning Support (SENDCo) and qualified teacher with a PGCE, QTS and a BA (Hons) Degree in Teaching and Learning. Gillian also holds Professional and Associate Membership of The British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA) and a Level 7 PGCertEd: Working with Children with Literacy Difficulties. Gillian is currently a committee member of the Buckinghamshire branch of PATOSS – The Professional Association of Teachers of Students with SpLDs – having been co-secretary for a number of years. Previously, Gillian was a Specialist Tutor for the National Tutoring Programme (NTP) and an Assessor / Mentor for an accredited provider of Level 5 Specialist Teacher training.

Gillian has over sixteen years’ experience working for schools in Berkshire and Buckinghamshire across a range of ages. Presently, she is working in the independent sector and holds an enhanced DBS check, available upon request.

If you would like to find out more about the educational services we provide at Rise to the Top Education, and how they could benefit your child, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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