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Hull & East Yorkshire's only registered charity for dyslexia.

Support for Schools

On the whole I can’t speak highly enough of Dyslexia Sparks. It’s worked for us as a school, for our pupils and for their parents

Michelle RadgeDeputy Head, Designated Safeguarding Lead & SENDCo, Acre Heads Primary

Dyslexia Sparks offers a range of services to support schools, including teacher training, dyslexia assessments, and parent sessions such as coffee mornings.

Our team of specialists work with schools and SENCOs, supporting them to support dyslexic students.

Get in touch to discuss your school’s needs and how we can work with you to support your pupils, parents and teachers.

Get in touch to discuss your school’s needs and how we can work with you to support your pupils, parents and teachers

Diagnostic assessments for pupils

  • Formally diagnose dyslexia (if present)
  • Detailed overview of pupil’s strengths & areas for development
  • Give recommendations for in-class and additional support
  • Clear feedback delivered to school staff and pupil’s parents

Training for Teachers

  • Enables staff to identify dyslexic pupils
  • Provides strategies to support dyslexic learners in the classroom
  • Delivered in school
  • Bespoke training to suit the individual needs of the school


  • Parent coffee mornings
  • Parent dyslexia awareness training
  • Advice regarding current school dyslexia practices
  • Signposting to other relevant charities or support services

Diagnostic Assessments for Schools

We deliver diagnostic assessments for specific learning difficulties (SpLDs) dyslexia and dyscalculia for Hull and East Riding schools.

Dyslexia Sparks supports schools in Hull and East Yorkshire with diagnostic assessments for specific learning difficulties (SpLDs) dyslexia and dyscalculia.

The results give a formal diagnosis if dyslexia or dyscalculia is present. Plus a detailed insight into individual strengths and areas of difficulty; as well as preferred learning styles and techniques.

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