Lonsdale School is a special school which has developed a new, holistic approach to assessment. 'New Horizons' is a person-centred assessment framework which includes academic, social and personal development; it has been well-received by staff, pupils and parents and has been praised by Ofsted.
This booklet is designed for parents and aims to explain how radio aids and soundfield systems can help deaf children, the different types of radio aid systems available and how to maintain radio aids.
Teachers and other staff working with deaf children and young people may also find the information in this guide useful.
Bright Futures School use a relationship-based social communication approach to support pupils with autism. Pupils become more able to engage with the academic and social curriculum, they are happy and challenging behaviours are greatly reduced.
This communication profile is used to inform all staff and volunteers who enter the classroom and work with individual pupils with additional needs. It is developed in collaboration with all adults who are key to the pupil and with the pupil themselves. The outcome for the pupil is that their needs are met in all areas which allows them to have better access to the curriculum and make more progress.This is then reviewed on a regular basis to ensure all information is accurate and up to date.
The Communication Trust’s Developing and Using Evidence webpage is an interactive online resource helping the speech language and communication sector to take steps- big or small- towards understanding evidence and developing their own evidence base.
This one day session focuses on training for staff who support pupils on the autism spectrum who have complex needs. It aims to deepen participants’ understanding of autism and ways in which they can support pupil participation, including development of their personal and EHC Plans.
A practical resource designed to support teachers to work effectively with pupils on the autism spectrum. The booklet provides details of resources available, and will allow online access to 44 resources for a one off payment of £29.99.
CPD approved, free online anti-bullying training across 7 modules:
1. What is bullying?
2. Bullying and the Law
3. Bullying and SEN/disability
4. The 10 principles to reduce bullying of disabled children and those with SEN
5. Preventing bullying of disabled children and those with SEN
6. Responding to bullying of disabled children and those with SEN
7. Cyberbullying (with a special emphasis on reducing cyberbullying of disabled children and those with SEN)