Resources and Publications

The Whole School SEND consortium regularly publishes resources to support you with all aspects of SEND. These include our SEND Review Guides and Frameworks, leaflets for parents, practical resources to support your work in educational settings, resources for specific contexts such as COVID, CPDL webinar recordings and more.

As a member of nasen and the Whole School SEND Community of Practice, you have free access to all of our resources – scroll through, use the filters or search for a specific resource. 

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Latest Resources

I CAN - helps children communicate

Building effective practice to support students with DLD

  • Webcasts
  • 04 Mar 2021
Free
DLD
mainstream

This is an intermediate level webinar aimed at teachers in primary mainstream settings to help improve provision for students with Developmental Language Disorder (DLD).

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Webinar: Inclusive Curriculum through the Ofsted Lens

  • Webcasts
  • 02 Mar 2021
Free
ofsted

In this recorded online conference, speakers including Professor Barry Carpenter, WSS National SEND Leader Malcolm Reeve and a representative from Ofsted explore how school leaders can implement an inclusive curriculum for all learners.

children playing tug-of-war with rope

Webinar: PE, Inclusive Sport and Wellbeing

  • Webcasts
  • 24 Feb 2021
Free
PE
sport

This webinar focuses on how to ensure your PE and school sport offer is Inspiring, Accessible and Meaningful for all your pupils during and post the national lockdown period.

Webinar: High-Quality Teaching - Targeting Areas of Need

  • Webcasts
  • 23 Feb 2021
Free
HQT
QFT
mainstream

This two-part webinar series will focus on how high-quality teaching, also known as quality-first teaching (QFT), can be targeted at identified areas of need.

Male teacher writing on a white board in front of primary school children

Webinar: Inclusive Maths - Bridging the gap between abstract and concrete

  • Webcasts
  • 18 Feb 2021
Free
maths

This webinar focuses on recently updated KS1 and KS2 Maths guidance and introduces principles and practical strategies that can be used by teachers to ensure Maths lessons improve outcomes for all learners.

Paperwork with charts and graphs on a table with a laptop

Webinar: Using data sources to inform best practice

  • Webcasts
  • 11 Feb 2021
Free
data

Too often data collection is excessive, unreliable, confusing which gives staff less time with children; when used well data can have a profound and positive impact in SEND departments.

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Webinar: Securing Good Transitions

  • Webcasts
  • 04 Feb 2021
Free

This webinar was run to support the launch of a new resource: Securing Good Transitions: A resource pack to support the next steps of Key Stage 4 pupils with SEND

Image shows two healthcare practitioners at work

Securing Good Transitions: A resource pack to support the next steps of Key Stage 4 pupils with SEND

  • General
  • 03 Feb 2021
Free
Two children with SEND playing a board game in school

Webinar: Inclusion in Action

  • Webcasts
  • 29 Jan 2021
Free

The second session in our series on 'Every Teacher a Teacher of SEND, Every Leader a Leader of SEND'.

Webinar: Remote learning for students with SEND

  • Webcasts
  • 27 Jan 2021
Free
Covid-19
remote learning

This session will explore government guidance, expectations and the challenges we face in planning and delivering high-quality remote education for learners with SEND in both mainstream and specialist settings.

Leading Learning for Special Education Needs and Disability, Community interest Company

Webinar: Being a Research-Engaged SENCO - Secondary Focus

  • Webcasts
  • 21 Jan 2021
Free

This is the fourth in a series of five webinars aiming to provide additional support to new-in-post SENCOs.

Key worker with a young boy that has Downs Syndrome

Webinar: SEND Policy in Practice

  • Webcasts
  • 14 Jan 2021
Free

The first session in our series looking at 'Every Teacher a Teacher of SEND, Every Leader a Leader of SEND'.

Questions to support young people with SEND and families in conversation with schools

Ask, Listen, Do: Understanding SEN Support

  • General
  • 12 Jan 2021
Free

Questions to support young people with SEND and families in conversation with schools

A slide from the presentation reading 'When a flower doesn’t bloom you fix the environment in which it grows not the flower’

A suite of resources to support successful returns to school for adopted children

  • General
  • 17 Dec 2020
Free

A suite of resources to support successful returns to school for adopted children

Image shows still image from a classroom for our condition-specific video for VI

Condition-specific video: Visual Impairment

  • General
  • 17 Dec 2020
Free

Our condition-specific videos aim to develop a newly qualified teachers’ knowledge of SEND and to introduce them to helpful resources and tips for the classroom.

Image shows still image from our condition-specific video for PD

Condition-specific video: Physical Disability

  • General
  • 16 Dec 2020
Free

Our condition-specific videos aim to develop a newly qualified teachers’ knowledge of SEND and to introduce them to helpful resources and tips for the classroom.

Image shows still image from our condition-specific video for SLCN

Condition-specific video: Speech, Language and Communication

  • General
  • 16 Dec 2020
Free

Our condition-specific videos aim to develop an NQT's knowledge of SEND and to introduce them to helpful resources and tips for the classroom.

Image shows still image of a classroom from our condition-specific video for Hearing Impairment

Condition-specific video: Hearing Impairment

  • General
  • 16 Dec 2020
Free

Our condition-specific videos aim to develop a newly qualified teachers’ knowledge of SEND and to introduce them to helpful resources and tips for the classroom.

Image shows still image from our condition-specific video for SEMH

Condition-specific video: SEMH

  • General
  • 16 Dec 2020
Free

Our condition-specific videos aim to develop an NQT's knowledge of SEND and to introduce them to helpful resources and tips for the classroom.

Image shows still image from our condition-specific video for dyspraxia

Condition-specific video: Dyspraxia

  • General
  • 16 Dec 2020
Free

Our condition-specific videos aim to develop a newly qualified teachers’ knowledge of SEND and to introduce them to helpful resources and tips for the classroom.