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!

South London Special School Students Design Axcis Christmas Cards

We asked the students at Highshore special school to design and produce some Christmas cards for us to use during the festive season. See the fantastic designs they came up with here. Why ask students to design Christmas cards? You might have

Save The Children Christmas Jumper Day 2019 at Axcis

At Axcis, we love to get involved in a bit of festive fun, and what better way to get in the mood than to wear a Christmas jumper? Not to mention the added bonus that we are helping to raise

Refer your friends to Axcis and earn up to £250 in shopping vouchers*

Refer your friends to Axcis, and not only will you be helping them to find work, but you will also earn up to £250 in shopping vouchers* – everyone’s a winner! How does it work? If you have friends who are looking for

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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

Elf on the shelf ideas

Do you need some elf on the shelf ideas for this December? If so, why not take a look at some of our suggestions below? During December, we will be running our own elf on the shelf campaign, so keep

Top 5 Christmas Craft Activities

Are you looking for ideas for craft activities to do with your class in the run up to Christmas? Axcis can help! Our top 5 craft ideas are listed in this blog. 1 Paper plate wreaths Using paper plates and

Delivering an equal right to sight to children in special schools (guest post)

Here Donna O’Brien, of the charity SeeAbility, talks about its groundbreaking work with a number of special schools, that led to the partnership getting the nasen Axcis sponsored award for provision of year, 2019! SeeAbility is a national charity and

SEND News Roundup

Nasen News Everyone’s a winner at the nasen Awards 2019 SEND report published Tender Announcement nasen launch FREE event for leaders & decision makers in local authorities Mime, an organisation that delves into education data, has published an ‘Inclusion Index’

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.