From free books to SEN online lessons. Find everything you need to help with home learning.
Online SEN School Resources
Do2learn provides free resources to help with academics (although it is a US based organisation) as well as social skills, behavioral regulation activities, life skills and more.
Priory Woods School
Resources from an award-winning, innovative school, rated by Ofsted as outstanding and put together by SEND teachers. The resources include apps and programmes.
downloadable teaching resources to support pupils with SEND.
Institute of Education – UCL – University College London
A series of information resources to help parents, carers and families support pupils with SEND at home during the period of school closures.
Empowering Little Minds
SEN Early Years resources: a multisensory practical alternative learning approach with printable worksheets for Preschool, Early Years & SEN children (Age 2-10 yrs)
Online General School Resources
BBC Bitesize is offering regular daily lessons for homeschooling in English and Maths, as well as other core subjects
Twinkl curriculum materials and activites for teachers and parents
STEM Learning A selection of free activities and materials on Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.
Seneca free interactive online learning platform for KS2 to A-level.
Oak National Academy Oak National Academy is a new collection of high-quality lessons and online resources. Backed by the Government, it has been created in response to the coronavirus lockdown.
For further references see this government website page.
- Borrow eBooks for FREE Cerebra are offering free borrowing of ebooks for 28 days. They have a special ADHD list of books, some for adults and some for kids, some about ADHD and some just to be enjoyed. Find our here how to get access.
- Coping with COVID 19 A guide from students, to students.This guide has been created as part of the Rethink Mental Illness Step Up Universities project and is aimed at older students and adults. It’s packed full of tips and ideas to help you cope and stay well during COVID19. Find it here.
- Struggling with ways to explain COVID19 to younger kids? The World Health Organisation have produced a book aimed at 6-11 year olds called ‘My Hero is You’ to help explain what the coronavirus is in a gentle way. Here are the links to the book and also to Take That’s Howard Donald narrating it on YouTube. Hard Copy of the Book: https://bit.ly/3avvYfN YouTube: http://ow.ly/gqok50zmyYG
Other Helpful Resources
- Planners to plan the day: https://illinois-school-closure-toolkit
- Social and emotional activites by Understood: https://www.understood.org/social-emotional-activities-for-children
- Communication Skills Resources https://www.thecommunicationtrust.org.uk/resources/resources/
- Extensive speech & communication resources: https://eput.nhs.uk/community-health-services/childrens/speech-language-therapy/resources
- Resources including life-skills: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/hub/whole-school/special-educational-needs/
- Life & work skills by ASDAN brand new free resources age 10-19+:https://www.asdan.org.uk/resources/free-resources
- Education Endowment Foundation: Covid-19 Resources: Supporting schools and parents to make the most of home learning
- Worried about your kids being safe online?This excellent resource can teach you and your children how to what to be aware of. https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/