General disability support

"I feel" cards

Children who are unable or unwilling to verbalise their feelings may find it easier to use cards which indicate their current mood. Here are some cards you can downnload and print out to support communication

A parent's guide to phonics phase 1

A guide for parents

Action checklist for transition to school

Here is a short checklist of things to consider when supporting children with disabilities as they transition into or within a school.

Activity cards

Using cards as visual aids to support pupils to articulate or understand schedules, activities and timelines can be very effective. Here are a set of cards which describe various activities that can be used in a variety of ways including timelines or as communciation aids.

Activity clock template

Helping children understand how long activities take or when they start and finish is an important way of building their confidence in the classroom. Use this template to support children to understand the schedule in your classroom.

Animal sign game

A fun card game to support your child to learn to sign a range of animals.

BSL Alphabet bunting

A colourful banner you can display at home showing each of the signs for the letters of the alphabet.

BSL animals colouring pages

BSL Animal Sign colouring pages to help learn the signs for various animals.

Baby signing

This Baby Signing video provides support with basic greetings and signs.

Big and Little Resource Pack

Support your child to start developing an understanding of the concept of big and little.

Building Communication Skills

Communication is vital to every person. It enables us to express ourselves to say what we like or dislike, how we are feeling, what we need or want, and to form relationships with people and the world around us. Every person can communicate in some way. The key is working with, listening to and observing to find out exactly how the person would like to communicate.

Building social skills

Social skills are crucial for children to succeed in life. These skills enable a child to understand their own emotions and relate to other people and the world around them.

Calming Glitter Sensory Bottle

A resource for children if they are feeling nervous, upset or angry to take some time to relax and calm.

Circle that Word Worksheets

Phonics worksheets for children aged 4-5

Colour sensory bag

Stimulation for very young children and children with severe learning difficulties.

Communicating with children with disabilities

Communicating effectively is at the heart of delivering inclusive education. Here are a few tips on ways of communicating with and engaging pupils with disabilities

Communication passport

A communciation passport can be a great tool to help you communcate with children who cannot speak up for themselves

Creating a positive behaviour and behaviour management policy

A behaviour management policy is a great tool to have in your school to support the school comunity's understanding of how to approach behaviour challenges within the school environment

Creating inclusive school rules

School rules are an important part of the day, but these need to be accessible, achievable and understood by all.

Days of the week cards

Using visual aids to support children's understanding of the schedule and strucutre of the week can be an effective way of supporting communication and engagement. Use these cards on timelines or as communication cards.n

Establishing good relationships with parents and carers

Here are a few suggestions on the foundations of building relationships with pareants and carers of children in your class.

Feelings chart

A visual aid to help children express their feelings in a non-verbal way

Fun activities to build communication skills

Here are some fun activities you can use with children to help build their understanding of and ability to communicate.

Gesture cards

Using gestures and signs to articulate common words and needs can support communication with individuals with disabilities who are unable or unwilling to speak

Good parent-teacher communication

The strength of communciation between parents and teachers is very important when working to build inclusive classrooms. Here a a few basic tips to help you.

Handwriting Resource Pack

Support the development of handwriting and letter formation

Home School Resource Pack- Literacy Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

A literature resource on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for Infant 2

Home School Resource Pack- William Shakespeare

A literature resource on the works of Shakespeare for Infant 2

Hot and cold songs and rhymes pack

Support your child to start developing an understanding of the concept of hot and cold.

How to create an inclusive classroom

Inclusive classrooms lie at the heart of accessible education - find out how to make your classroom inclusive

Humpty Dumpty Sensory Resource Pack

Storytelling that stimulates and develops all of your child's senses

In and Out Sensory Bag Activities

Support your child to start developing an understanding of the concept of in and out.

Incy Wincy Spider Sensory Resource Pack

Storytelling that stimulates and develops all of your child's senses

Individual Behaviour Plan

Behaviour plans are important tools which allow you to create expectations and understandings between pupils, parents and the school. Use this template to start to develop a behaviour plan in collaboration with individuals, their circle of support and school staff.

Individual Education Plan template

An Individual Education Plan (IEP) is a comprehensive tool that can be used to understand the needs, develop a learning journey and succeed in realising the potential of pupils with disabilities. Here is a plan that you can use and develop for use in your own classroom to use with your pupils.

Infant One - Home School Resource Pack 3

A cross-subject resource pack for Infant 1 home schooling

Infant Two Home School Resource Pack - Maths 2 - Addition and Subtraction

Ready to use Maths activities for Infant 2

Infant Two Home School Resource Pack 1

A cross-curricular resource pack providing a week of activities

Infant Two Home School Resource Pack- Maths - 1

Ready to use Maths activities for Infant 2

Kindergarten Home School Resource Pack- 1

A cross-subject resource pack for Kindergarten home schooling

Kindergarten and Infant One 60 second reads

Short stories for your child to practice reading

Kindergarten and Infant One Home School Resource Pack 2

A cross-subject resource pack for Kindergarten and Infant 1 home schooling

Kindergarten and Infant One Home School Resource Pack for Black History Month

A cross-subject resource pack supporting Black History Month

Kindergarten and Infant One Home School Resource Pack on Castles

A cross-subject resource pack on the theme of Castles

Kindergarten and Infant One Home School Resource Pack on space

A cross-subject resource pack on the theme of Space

Large Tracing Letters

Worksheets to help with writing letter shapes

Letters and Sounds - phase 1

Supporting essential aspects of phonics for children aged 3-4

Loud and quiet activities

Support your child to start developing an understanding of the concept of loud and quiet.

Lower Primary: getting to know you classroom activities

Creating positive relationships between pupils in your class is an important part of creating an inclusive classroom. Here are some ideas you can use for lower primary age children.

Maintaining good relationships with parents and carers

Any parent or carer needs to feel listened to and valued. Never forget that they are entrusting you with the most precious thing to them. Having established a good relationship with parents/carers it is, like in any relationship important to put time and effort into maintaining a good relationship.

Maths 2d shape sorting sensory bag

Support your child to be able to identify and differentiate 2D shapes.

Maths Number bonds 0 to10 ladybird sensory bag

Support your child to develop an understanding of number bonds.

Maths School Closure Home Learning Pack

This home learning pack provides a range of fun, printable activities.

Maths School Closure Home Learning Pack

This home learning pack provides a range of fun, printable activities.

Maths Weight Sensory Bin and Resource Pack

Support your child to develop an understanding of weight.

Maths- Capacity Sensory Bin and Resource Pack

Support your child to develop an understanding of capacity

Movement Resource Pack

Support your child's physical health

My Family Resource Pack

A topic activity pack full of activity ideas

My family sensory bag

A resource for for your child if they are away from you, experiencing separation anxiety or as a communication aid.

My pencil control workbook

Support your child to practice their pencil skills

People who help us Resource Pack

A topic activity pack full of activity ideas

Phase 1 Phonics Environmental Sounds Sensory bin and resource pack

Support your child to explore different sounds around them

Phase 1 Phonics Voice Sounds Sensory Bin and Resource Pack

Support your child to explore 10 different voice sounds.

Phase 4 Phonics Activity Booklet

Phonics activity booklet for children aged 4-5

Phase 4 Phonics Activity Mats

Phonics worksheets for children aged 4-5

Phase 4 Summer themed Activity Booklet

Phonics activity booklet for children aged 4-5

Phase Two Phonics Wheel of Fortune Game

A game to support learning about phonics

Phase one Phonics Activity Pack

Supporting essential aspects of phonics for children aged 3-4

Phase two Phonics Mats

Phonics worksheets for children aged 3-4

Pre-school: getting to know you classroom activities

Creating positive relationships between pupils in your class is an important part of creating an inclusive classroom. Here are some ideas you can use for pre-school age children.

Preparing a child with a disability for school

Successful inclusion in the classroom starts with preparations that begin before a child enters school. Here is a short guide to understanding some of the factors which need to be considered when preparing a child to participate in school.

Sensory Playdough recipes

Playdough is a great resource for development of motor skills, calming children, encouraging creativity, enhancing hand-eye co-ordination and improving social skills.

Soft and Hard Sensory Bag

Support your child to start developing an understanding of the concept of soft and hard.

Supporting your 4 - 5 year old in Physical Development

A guide for parents

Supporting your 4 - 5 year old with Communication and Language

A guide for parents

Supporting your 4 - 5 year old with Social and Emotional Development

A guide for parents

Supporting your 0-1 year child with Social and Emotional Development

A guide for parents

Supporting your 0-1 year old child with Communication and Language

A guide for parents

Supporting your 0-1 year old child with Creative Arts

A guide for parents

Supporting your 0-1 year old child with Simple Science

A guide for parents

Supporting your 0-2 year child with Maths

A guide for parents

Supporting your 1-2 child with Communication and Language

A guide for parents

Supporting your 1-3 year child with Physical Development

A guide for parents

Supporting your 1-3 year old child with Creative Arts

A guide for parents

Supporting your 1-3 year old child with Simple Science

A guide for parents

Supporting your 1-3 year old child with Social and Emotional Development

A guide for parents

Supporting your 3 - 4 year old in Creative Arts

A guide for parents

Supporting your 3 - 4 year old in Maths

A guide for parents

Supporting your 3 - 4 year old with Communication and Language

A guide for parents

Supporting your 3 - 4 year old with Social and Emotional Development

A guide for parents

Supporting your 3 - 5 year old child in Science

A guide for parents

Supporting your 4 - 5 year old in Creative Arts

A guide for parents

The Gingerbread Man Story

A PowerPoint version of the Gingerbread Man story

The Gingerbread Man Story Sack

A resource pack to support literacy development

The Little Red Hen Resource Pack

Various resources based around the popular story

The M&M Challenge - pupil engagement activity

An accessible activity for the classroom in which pupils can get to know more about each other and understand each other more

The Magical Muddle Story Sack

A resource pack to support literacy development

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Sensory Story Pack

A resource pack to support literacy development

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Story

A version of the Very Hungry Caterpillar story

The cup game - pupil engagement activity

Activities which are accessible to the whole class are important to build an inclusive classroom. The Cup Game is an activity that is not only inclusive, but can also teach inclusive responses.

The three little pigs sensory story

Storytelling that stimulates and develops all of your child's senses

Toys Resource Pack

A topic activity pack full of activity ideas

Transitions action plan template

To support children in transition, whether into school or within school, an agreed plan is an invaluable tool you can use to ease the challenges of change. Download and use this template to support individuals to experience change positively.

Under the Sea Resource Pack

A topic activity pack full of activity ideas

Upper Primary and Secondary: getting to know you classroom activities

Creating positive relationships between pupils in your class is an important part of creating an inclusive classroom. Here are some ideas you can use for upper primary or secondary age children.

Use of language about disability

The words we use matter - they can empower or weaken those who we are talking to and working with. Here are some tips on how to use language to engage and support.

We are all unique - pupil engagement activity

An accessible activity which both teaches inclusion and is inclusive in itself

Why working with parents and carers matters

For a pupil to succeed in school, there needs to be a strong relationship and partnership between teachers and parents/carers. This short guide explains some reasons why you need to work to develop this.

Witch and Cat Resource Pack

Various resources based around the popular book

Writing prompt display posters

Help your child remember the elements of writing

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