Month: December 2016

Axcis 2016 – A Year in 12 images with Axcis

We hope you enjoy this selection of images from 2016  here at Axcis. We had a fantastic year, and hope you did, too.                         Wishing you a very happy 2017 –

5 ways Axcis can boost your permanent job hunt for January…

With plenty of permanent vacancies being advertised by schools and local authorities, why would you want to involve an agency in your hunt for a permanent job? What are the benefits? Find out a few secrets of the profession here

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Planning for Difficult Christmas Situations: A Blog Post by Andrew Whitehouse

The excitement of Christmas and routine changes can be very difficult for children. This post focuses on three challenging areas families face during Christmas: giving and receiving presents, managing overstimulation and excitement, and understanding routine changes.   1. Present Giving

Christmas Classroom Craft – Paper plate wreath

Make this simple but effective Christmas decoration with your class in the run up to Santa’s big arrival! All you need are some basic paper plates and a bit of imagination!   Materials A pack of white paper plates Green paint and brushes/sponges

Autism Webchat with Tony Attwood, 11 January 2017, in association with Network Autism (#autismwebchat)

Network Autism, exclusively sponsored by Axcis, will be hosting a Webchat with Tony Attwood on the 11th January 2017 at 12pm (#autismwebchat). The session will answer your questions around autism and is FREE to participate so if you have a burning question and would like

Candidate of the Term Autumn 2016 – The Winners Are….

Who are the winners of the Axcis Candidate of the Term Autumn 2016 awards? And what did they do to go above and beyond the call of duty for the schools they are working in? The nominees We had lots of lovely

Christmas Classroom Craft – A card design for all ages and abilities

Are you planning on making Christmas cards with your class this December? Do you need a simple yet effective design to try out? This one uses basic, low cost materials and looks great – why not give it a try?! What

ATL says “Ofsted is right to highlight escalating teacher shortage”

Whether Nick Gibb chooses to acknowledge it or not, teacher recruitment and retention is in crisis in England.   Commenting on Ofsted’s annual report, Dr Mary Bousted, ATL’s general secretary, said: “Ofsted is right to highlight the escalating teacher shortage,

Axcis December Giveaway: Teaching Mindfulness in Schools (resource pack)

The Axcis December Giveaway is to win: “Teaching Mindfulness for Schools: Stories and Exercises for All Abilities”. We think that you’ll agree that Christmas can be a rather over-stimulating time for children. Help to bring your class back down to Earth in

Axcis Overseas Giveaway: Sensory Music Kit

Enter our Axcis Overseas Giveaway here for a chance to win a fantastic Sensory Music kit to use at home or school. About Axcis Overseas Axcis Education is the foremost supplier of special needs staff to schools and specialist units in England