Category: SEND Resources

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!

What does a pupil guide do?

Find out what a pupil guide does, and why the role is so important as well as how you can find work in this role near you. What is a pupil guide? A pupil guide is a person who accompanies

Free resources with the Big Schools Birdwatch

It is widely recognised that getting outdoors and experiencing nature is great for children, so why not get your class involved in the Big Schools Birdwatch? It’s running now (and until 23rd Feb), so take a look at the FREE

FREE Resources: Face Dominoes

Do you work with students who need to learn how to recognise how others are feeling? If so, check out this fantastic resource we found on the SEN Teacher website! What are Face Dominoes? Face Dominoes are a set of

Term Dates 2018 and FREE Axcis Andy Wall Calendar

Get your FREE Axcis Andy Wall Calendar here, plus check 2018 term dates in your area. FREE Axcis Andy Wall Calendar We were thrilled with the response to our free printable Axcis Andy calendar last year, so we’ve made one

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

Axcis and the APPGA Inquiry

At Axcis we are extremely proud to sponsor the National Autistic Society. In the last year we have provided funding so that they could work alongside the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism to run an inquiry looking into how the

Why the fear of Touch is leaving kids lost (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

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,

Is mindset the single best solution to bullying in schools?

It’s anti bullying week so I thought I’d share my thoughts on something I read recently about mindsets, which could help schools to stamp out bullying. How it started It started when I was at a head teachers conference. We

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