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!

What’s it like to work in a PRU? Find out and apply for a PRU job with Axcis today!

What is a pupil referral unit (PRU)? What is it like to work in one? How do you get a PRU job? And how do you know if it’s the right setting for you? Find out the answers to these

Combat Bullying with Random Acts of Kindness!

What approaches can your school or alternative provision use to encourage random acts of kindness among pupils, staff and parents – and in turn, combat bullying and negative behaviour? In this blog, we explore some practical ideas you could try.

Fundraising ideas your school could try in the run up to Christmas

The run up to Christmas is a great opportunity for schools to do some fundraising activities to boost the provision piggy bank! In this blog, we bring you some ideas – but feel free to add your own in the

What is mindfulness and how can it benefit you and your children?

What is mindfulness? Professor Mark Williams, former director of the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, says that mindfulness means knowing directly what is going on inside and outside ourselves, moment by moment. “It’s easy to stop noticing the world around us. It’s also easy to

The winning school is….

In September, we ran a draw for our client schools. Find out who won the £250 prize and what they plan to do with their vouchers here. About the competition In September, we invited schools to be part of a

Be your Best Self (Guest Post)

Danielle Brown MBE is a Paralympic gold medalist, keynote speaker, trainer and coach. In this guest post for Axcis, she tells us all about the book she has just released, entitled “Be Your Best Self” which was written in partnership

Candidate of the Term: Winter 2019 – Nominations Now Open

Do you have an Axcis contractor who is doing a great job this term? Do you want to nominate them for an award? Find out what’s on offer and how to nominate them here. About the Axcis Candidate of the

Simple Bonfire Night Baking Ideas

Are you looking for some simple, fun baking projects to do with your children for Bonfire Night on November 5th? At Axcis, we’ve shortlisted three ideas for their simplicity, effectiveness and ease on the wallet. 1 – Edible Sparklers You

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SEND News Roundup

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

What is Makaton and why is it useful at special needs schools?

We are often on the lookout for candidates who can use Makaton, but what is it? Where can you find Makaton training courses? And why is it so useful in many of the schools we work with? Find out here.

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