Our Approach

Our approach is based on the latest academic thinking and research.

We highly recommend that prospective parents and staff read the documents below to gain an insight into how we teach and learn at David Livingstone Academy.

'Reading comprehension is not a skill.  It is a complex mix of higher-level mental processes that include thinking, reasoning, imagining and interpreting. The processes involved are dependent on specific knowledge in content area.  It is largely knowledge-based.’ (Kahmi 2007)