Catch Up® is a not-for-profit charity working to address literacy and numeracy difficulties that contribute to underachievement. We offer two structured one-to-one interventions, Catch Up® Literacy and Catch Up® Numeracy, proven to significantly improve the achievement of learners who find literacy or numeracy difficult.
Comic-strip books are often a popular choice by struggling readers, but don’t assume that these texts are always easy to read. Sometimes, the text is written in capital letters and that can present a challenge to the struggling reader. Also, pupils (and adults!) can be uncertain about what to read first – the text above or below the artwork, or what is written in the speech bubbles.Read more