Category: News

This section of the Axcis blog contains all sorts of interesting and useful information. From SEND articles and policy updates, to resources, events and what else is going on at Axcis – you can find it all here!

Introducing our new Axcis South West Consultant

Axcis is continuing to grow as more and more schools hear about us and start using our services. As a result, our South West team has a new consultant – Kathryn Fish (who is also Team Leader) , so if you’re seeking work

Resources to support autistic pupils with exams (guest post)

  We are thrilled to feature this guest post. Courtesy of our partners at Network Autism, this is an invaluable selection of articles and resources for school staff on how to best support autistic pupils with exams. Resources to support

Resignation date is fast approaching – should you wait or anticipate your recruitment needs?

With the deadline for school resignations fast approaching, should you wait for the outcome of your own recruitment efforts, or consider going out to agencies proactively? When is the deadline for teachers and school staff to hand in their notice?

Teachers and support staff – why you should consider doing BSL (British Sign Language) training…

Are you a teacher or member of school support staff with an interest in working with children who have a hearing impairment (HI)? If so, then you should probably consider doing some British Sign Language (BSL) training, if you haven’t

Detecting and Supporting Anxiety in the Classroom

Mental health has never been in the headlines more frequently than it has been of late. Changes in legislation have put greater emphasis on teachers and other school staff to support children with social, emotional and mental health issues (SEMH), but

Nasen Live 2018 – 3 reasons you should book your place (if you haven’t already!)

On Friday 6th July, Axcis are thrilled to sponsor nasen Live 2018. Taking place at the Birminghgam ICC, find out why we can’t wait for this essential SEND event here. About nasen Live 2018 Nasen Live 2018 is a must-attend one day

Axcis May Giveaway – a pair of FestABLE tickets!

Do you work in the SEND sector? Would you like a FREE pair of tickets to the UK’s first National Festival of Specialist Learning? Find out more about the event here, as well as how to enter our giveaway to

WIN! A £250 garden centre voucher for your school by taking part in our “Sensory Garden Feature” competition.

Many schools now offer their students access to a sensory garden or room (some schools are fortunate enough to have both!) The benefits of these are well recognised for boosting the mental health of our youngsters. But setting up and

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SEND news roundup from our partners

At Axcis, we are thrilled to be associated with the National Autistic Society and nasen. Each month, we bring you the latest news highlights from our partners, so if you’d like to know what’s been happening with these great organisations

FestABLE – UK’s first National Festival of Specialist Learning

FestABLE – 2nd June 2018 This year is an important year in SEND. April 1 marked the deadline for Education Health and Care Plans, the very foundation the Children and Families Act is built upon. Aspirational in nature but seriously

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