Sarah Wild is Headteacher at Limpsfield Grange School, a residential school for girls aged 11-16 with communication and interaction difficulties, most of whom have a diagnosis of autism. In this video, Sarah discusses how single-sex schools can benefit autistic girls, how best to support them in the classroom and how to prepare them to transition out of school.
The International Journal of Nurture in Education aims to attract papers that explore themes related to the effectiveness of nurture groups, nurture in education, whole-school approaches to nurture and related subjects.
The current issue is a special edition focusing on the unique and valuable viewpoint of the reflective practitioner researcher. It is devoted to those who are backing up practice with their own school and classroom based research, often as part of a further research degree.
E-learning session exploring the issues and strategies to support children with an acquired brain injury (ABI) on the important transition to KS3 education
• The importance of correctly managing the transition from Primary to Secondary education
• The impact of key difficulties following ABI on secondary education
• What does a “Gold Standard” Transition look like?
• Understanding how to support the child
Axcis has helped thousands of teachers to find work in special needs schools/settings. If you're making the transition from mainstream to special needs and are seeking advice on making the best impression possible on a trial day or lesson, then look no further - Axcis has some great tips for you.
A factsheet aimed at dyslexic young people completing an Apprenticeship in England has been released. The document is the collaborative work of the British Dyslexia Association; The Dyslexia SpLD-Trust; Department for Education; and The Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.
Our resource is designed to support clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and local authorities in England to effectively commission palliative care for children and young people aged 0–25. Produced as part of our Department for Education-funded special educational needs and disability (SEND) project, our resource also supports health and wellbeing boards to understand their role in the commissioning process.
Here you will find some useful advice for tweaking your CV and cover letter if you are considering moving from working in mainstream education settings to special needs provisions. Provided by Axcis, specialists in SEND recruitment, this advice can really help those wishing to move into special needs teaching or support roles.