Convent of Jesus and Mary Language College
An Outstanding Catholic School


Enhanced Learning Department

Welcome to the Enhanced Learning Department 


Ms C. Rampaul: SENCO
Mrs J Lyskawa: EAL co-ordinator / ASDAN teacher
Mrs H Litani: Learning Support Assistant
Ms V Thuny: Learning Support Assistant
Ms Bridget Torr: Learning Support Assistant
Mr H Patel: Learning Support Assistant



Girls with Educational Health Care Plans are allocated support hours delivered by the learning support assistants, learning support coordinator and learning support teacher. Support is delivered in class mainly, with some occasional withdrawal to work in a small group when needed.

Pupil progress is constantly monitored and specific needs identified.

Intervention is planned according to individual pupil needs. This can be in the form of in-class support, small groups or individual support.

Literacy programmes used for support:

  • The Rainbow Reading Programme
  • Read Write Inc.
  • SRA Reading Laboratory
  • Morning Library Reading

Numeracy programmes used for support:

  • Shine: Achieving a level….
  • Numicon

Other Support Programmes include:

  • Transitional summer school for Year 6 pupils attending the school in September.
  • Lego club
  • Work with Brent Outreach Autism Team
  • Speech and Language support
  • AQA Unit Award Certificates in Numeracy and Literacy skills 


We offer homework club to all Students at the Convent in room 221. Students have access to computers, the internet, printing facilities and assistance from staff with homework from all curriculum areas.

Homework Club Opening Hours:





Useful websites and resources for Parents and Carers


Brent's Local Offer is a single point of information and advice for children and young people from 0 to 25 with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) and their families. Website:


Brent’s Children’s and Families Information Service provides information on a range of services and activities for children and young people aged 0 to 19 years old (or up to 25 years for young people with special needs). Website:


Talking Point is a website that provides parents and carers with information to help their children develop skills in speech, language and communication. Website:


The Challenging Behaviour Foundation UK provides information and support families who have children with specific learning difficulties who display challenging behaviour(s) website:


Recommended books for young people and families -


  • See Things Differently: A First Look at Autism
  • I’m a teenager… get me out of here!
  • My family is different
  • Transition from Primary School to Secondary School and Beyond
  • Succeeding at Secondary School