Introducing a new, fun, highly structured and multi-sensory literacy programme for children aged 5 to 11 years with dyslexia and children who struggle to acquire literacy.
Progress With Quest is based on the Orton-Gillingham methods that are Gold Standard for teaching children with dyslexia.
Bringing specialist teaching skills to those who need it most.
Created by Cheron Macdonald, a Dyslexia Action trained Specialist Teacher and the British Dyslexia Association's 'Teacher of the Year' of 2011
Progress with Quest also features in the BETT Top 20 in ‘Business and Industry’ magazine.
The programme is structured into 3 sections and takes students on a journey through history- Dinosaur Quest, Ice Age Quest and Stone Age Quest, On completion of all the tasks in each Quest there is a challenge to complete. Once achieved children are able to unlock the shield and move onto the next Quest.
Children start as Pages and are given tasks and challenges to complete the Quest. The aim is to collect all 3 jewels that are missing from Sir Quests’ shield to achieve the title of squire.
The programme introduces all the consonants in the alphabet, short vowels, blends, digraphs and high frequency words from the Letters and Sounds Programme to enable successful mastery of early literacy skills.
The Underpinning Principles of Progress with Quest
The Underpinning Principle of Progress with Quest has been written
by Penny Harris - from Patoss
The document outlines the key learning techniques supported by the programme that are essential to effective delivery by teaching professionals.(Requires Adobe® Reader®)
"Just what we need! A fun wave 3 literacy provision
that motivates both genders. The instructions for the practitioners
are easy to follow and adaptable for all levels of abilities.
The children love using Quest and it is very well resourced. It is an ideal intervention for children with dyslexia or literacy difficulties.
It is great that it is kinaesthetic and the beautifully illustrated worksheets are very child friendly."
Jacqui Seal, Kate Parratt & Terri Reynolds - Teaching Assistants
Fair Oak Junior School