East Para Primary School

CAT s (Cross Aged Tutors)

C A T s work in our Literacy Program to help and support Reception to Year 2 students with their reading.

The benefits of this program are:

Middle and Upper Primary classes are trained to be a C A T.  These classes are matched to a Junior Primary class.

Training is provided at the beginning of the year by the Literacy facilitator and includes:

Follow up sessions are provided as needed for students to talk about successes and problems and ways to improve their tutoring.

C A T s usually work with their buddy for 15 minutes 3-4 times per week.

The process involves: