QuickSmart literacy support program

quicksmart-logoAs part of our commitment to improving literacy in our school, St Patrick’s Technical College is starting the QuickSmart Literacy Program in 2014. This program is run with the support of the University of New England and has a proven track record of improving students’ fluency and accuracy in reading and literacy.

We are currently looking for up to 6 campus based students to participate in QuickSmart lessons. Selection will be based on students’ performance in TORCH and PAT-R Literacy Tests. Students can be in Year 11 or Year 12, but must be campus-based.

Selected students will participate in 3 x 30 minute lessons per week with one of our QuickSmart instructors: Mr Prokopec, Mrs Holliday or Ms Hamilton.

The aim of these lessons is to help students develop speed, accuracy and fluency in reading.

If you would like to express interest for your son / daughter to participate in the QuickSmart program, please download, sign and return the permission slip below to the QuickSmart Coordinator, via your son’s / daughter’s Pastoral Care Teacher by Friday 27 June, 2014.

Alternatively, you can contact Ms Annasofia Hamilton via email ahamilton@stpatstech.sa.edu.au or phone at the College on 8209 3700.