Tell me more about The Movement Program

The Movement Programme is a sequence of progressive movements over a twelve-week period. Developed in collaboration between Leigh Academies Trust and Learning Solutions in the United Kingdom, it has been shown to significantly improve reading age and English results as well as balance, coordination, and the inhibition of primitive reflexes.

The Movement Programme is based on many years of research which proves progress in learning outcomes is achieved by improving areas such as:

  • Literacy Skills & Writing Skills

  • Attention and Concentration

  • Behaviour

  • Self Confidence

  • Stress reduction and relaxation

  • Visual skills of tracking, fixation, near and far focus, binocular vision

  • Improved beat and rhythm leading to:

    1. Improved awareness of grammar

    2. Significant reading progress

    3. Improved listening

    4. Better music ability

    5. Improved performance in sport

  • Balance, co-ordination and vestibular development

  • Gross and fine motor skills

  • Hand / eye co-ordination

  • Midline crossing

  • Proprioception – the ability to sense the position, location and orientation of the body and its parts

  • Spatial awareness

  • Posture

  • Improved emotional regulation