Delivering accredited Every Child Counts training in partnership with Edge Hill University

Every Child Counts helps schools to raise achievement through:

  • a range of interventions to support children who struggle with literacy or mathematics
  • developing teaching standards to sustain high achievement for all children.

Every Child Counts provides professional development, training and resources for school leaders, teachers and teaching assistants in and beyond the UK. It is run by Edge Hill University on a not-for-profit basis and was set up with support from the DfE.

Primary Support Team consultants hold the necessary accreditations from Edge Hill University to deliver Every Child Counts training in reading and mathematics.

Better Reading Support Partners

Better Reading Support Partners provides targeted and effective reading support for pupils in Years 1 to 10.

A specially trained teaching assistant, volunteer or parent gives one-to-one support in structured sessions to pupils who have fallen behind at reading.

Project X Code

Project X CODE Training maximises the impact on pupils’ achievement.

High quality professional development helps teaching assistants and teachers to deliver and manage Project X CODE effectively for pupils in Years 2 to 4 who need support with reading.


1stClass@Number improves children’s understanding of number and develops early calculation skills. 

It is an innovative small group intervention delivered by a specially trained teaching assistant to children who need further support with the Year 1 or Year 2 mathematics curriculum .


A new light-touch calculation-based intervention from Every Child Counts. Success@Arithmetic improves pupils’ understanding of number and written calculation skills.

It is a small-group intervention delivered by a teacher and teaching assistant in partnership to pupils in Key Stages 2 and 3 who need support with written arithmetic.

Every Child Counts website:

Edge Hill University, Every Child Counts, Woodlands Centre, Southport Road, Chorley, PR7 1QR
ECC-Mathematics: 01257 517 190,
ECC-Literacy: 01257 517 198,
Fax: 01257 517 168