Wyncote offers two programs to support and extend the development of reading skills: the Wilson Reading System and Wyncote's Reading Enrichment Program.
Wilson Reading System
Wyncote Academy offers Wilson Reading System to students in grades 6-12. who meet one or more of the following criteria.:
Have language based disabilities
Are unable to accurately decode
Struggle with spelling
Are slow. labored readers, lacking in fluency
The Wilson Reading System is an evidence-based program designed to help students make sense of the English language and become more competent readers. Its direct, sequential, and multisensory approach reinforces the skills and knowledge that students need to be able to read at grade level. Originally developed for students with dyslexia, the program has a proven record for helping below-grade level readers to catch up with their peers..
Reading Enrichment Program
Reading Enrichment is a course offering designed to support and extend the secondary English/Language Arts curriculum. In this course, students will receive support and/or enrichment based on their targeted needs in reading and writing. Emphasis is placed on thoughtful literacy (i.e. the ability to read and comprehend in complex ways).