Blog Archives

In this section of the Axcis blog, you will find articles, classroom resources and much more to support your SEND practice. For a quick summary of what’s available, take a look at our SEND Resources Overview. We hope that you’ll find what you are looking for on here. If not, get in touch and let us know what you need, and we will do our best to find it and add it!

Top tips for new TAs, from experienced TAs

We asked our teaching assistants what advice they would give to those who are new to the profession and this is what they had to say: “Ask for help, ask for direction. Keep dialogue open! You need to ask what

Posted in News, SEND Resources, Teaching Assistant Information

Teaching Assistant Survival kit – What to include and how to win one!

Are you new to TA work and trying to figure out what to pack in your school bag? Find out what advice our staff have for you here. Plus enter our free giveaway to win your own TA survival kit.

Posted in Giveaways, News, SEND Resources, Teaching Assistant Information

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

Posted in Guest posts, NASEN, News, SEND Resources

Why SEND teachers should be using Engagement Profiles

What is an engagement profile, why should SEND teachers be using them, and where can you get free training on them? Find out here. Why look at engagement? The Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities Research Project tells us that: Engagement

Posted in Candidates, News, SEND Resources, Training & Events

Axcis CPD – summer programme

Axcis staff – are you in need of some summer holiday CPD training? Check out our summer holiday programme and sign up for a course near you today!   At Axcis, we are proud of our training offerings. From seminars

Posted in Axcis contractor resources, News, SEND Resources, Training & Events

We found some GREAT resources at nasen Live 2017…

We were very proud to sponsor nasen Live 2017 last week – the day was a great success all round, with plenty of seminars and talks, loads of useful resources, products and services – and all the tea and biscuits

Posted in NASEN, News, SEND Resources

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

Posted in Guest posts, SEND Resources

How can we improve outcomes in a broken system? Blog by Gareth Morewood

The initial promise of the SEND reforms has been replaced with confusion, frustration and delays. The system works well for no one, least of all our children and young people.   Back in September 2014, there was a lot of

Posted in SEND Resources

Spotlight on FASD – now thought to be as prevalent as autism in our young people

FASD, or Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder is on the rise in our schools and is now thought to affect as many of our young people as autism does (around 1 in 100 students). Learn more about it here as well

Posted in News, SEND Resources

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

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