ENABLE (Enhancing Attainment in Basic Literacy). Note: There are two versions at primary level:
- ENABLE ONE-TO-ONE for Y2
- ENABLE-PLUS for Y3-5
Type of children
Y2: Children identified as having literacy difficulties
Y3-5: Children at School Action stage of SEN Code
Y3-5: Small group and 1:1
Length of intervention
Y2: 8 weeks; 30 minutes a day
Y3-5: 10-14 weeks; 30 minutes twice a week in a group, plus 10 minutes once a week individually
Direct instruction of high-frequency words or phonic skills; prepared reading of novel text; repeated practice using familiar text; using skills via guided and shared reading; employing a variety of texts to apply skills; promoting self-esteem.
For comprehension in Y2: useful
For spelling in Y2: substantial
For reading accuracy in Y3-5: useful
This scheme is not to be confused with a scheme with the same acronym, the Eastbank Network for Academic, Behavioural and Learning Education, which ran at Eastbank Academy in Glasgow from 2002 to 2006.