Category: Guest posts

Planning for an autism friendly Christmas (guest post)

Sue Goldman is an autism education specialist offering support, advice and teaching to autistic children, their families and educational settings. She has kindly written us this guest post about planning for an autism friendly Christmas.     Music, glitter, festive

5 common concerns about Behaviour Schools (guest post)

Graham Chatterley is an assistant head at a school in Warrington for pupils with a range of SEMH needs. He has 4 children, the youngest 2 of which have varying ASD needs. One being very high functioning with some social and understanding difficulties,

Halloween activities for children with autism (Guest post)

As proud sponsors of the National Autistic Society, we are pleased to bring you these fantastic ideas for Halloween activities for children on the autism spectrum. These brilliant ideas come courtesy of Corinna Laurie, Lead Occupational Therapist and Emily Trapp, Specialist Speech

8 Great Steps in Becoming an Inspiring Teacher (Guest post)

Contrary to popular belief, being an inspirational teacher is not something that only a few teachers will ever achieve. In fact, it’s something that all teachers can achieve if they put their minds to it. By becoming an inspiration, you

Summer reads for SENCos (guest post)

Walking out of the Head’s office feeling excited about having just been appointed as a SENCO is quite a buzz and the weekend of celebrations are soon over and the new role begins a few weeks later, so where to start? What

How to teach children with ADHD – guest post

Do you need some tips on supporting children with ADHD in the classroom? If so, then this guest post is a must-read!   Countries around the world may differ in their GDP, religion, or lifestyle. What I noticed, though, during

Dear Theresa May: Why I left the teaching profession (guest post)

This is a guest post submitted by an anonymous teacher.   Dear Theresa May,   Teachers are constantly told how important detailed and concise feedback is to aid the development and learning of their students. And quite rightly so –

Best Boosts For Education That Work For Everyone (guest post)

Every parent wants to know how they can help their child get the most out of their education. Your role is more than just helping out with homework, though. If you want to find ways that will help you and

Manifestos, SEND and Education – an insight from Dr Rona Tutt OBE (guest post) #GE2017

Dr Rona Tutt OBE is a highly respected member of the education community. We are very grateful to her for providing this article for us. In it, she takes a look at the political manifestos and provides an insight in

Is your school or setting following the SEND Code of Practice? Alex Grady from nasen offers support and advice for schools

Huge thanks to our colleagues at nasen for submitting this guest post for us. Alex Grady, nasen Education Development Officer talks about the SEND Code of Practice and offers advice for schools still struggling to implement it.   The SEND

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