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National Handwriting Association Free Teacher Toolkit

National Handwriting Association Free Teacher Toolkit

Given away free by the The National Handwriting Association, which is renowned for its amazing resources, tips, courses, INSET and coming soon... free and paid short online courses on every topic. Join for £15 (only £30 for your entire school) and get free instant access to downloadable Tip Sheets for Teachers: Speeding Up, Rules for Handwriting Assessment, Above Year 4, the Importance of Patterns, Writing Grip, Basic Steps, Helping the Older Student, Touch-Typing and Warm Up Exercises. One of the most popular free resources you would have access to is invaluable: Handwriting Difficulties - a checklist of common indicators that children are finding the process of writing difficult and suggested possible strategies for alleviating the problems.
HollyEmmaSwinton
Pull the circle out - A giant elastic song for early years’ learners (0-5 year olds)

Pull the circle out - A giant elastic song for early years’ learners (0-5 year olds)

At last! Musicbuds is here offering an exceptional range of original and well-crafted resources underpinning common musical objectives whilst focused on prominent EYFS themes. Aimed at all Early Years’ practitioners from class teachers, music specialists, teaching assistants, playgroup leaders to EAL and SEND support teachers. This song was written for ‘Circle Time’ or ‘Emotional Literacy’ time – a reflective period during the week when children are faced with objectives regarding their personal, social and emotional development. Inspired by some of the Orff-style circle activities including the ‘cup song’, this was written to encourage children to work as a team. It introduces a rock ’n’ roll walking bass providing a solid, rhythmical underpinning. Children can feel the pulse as they follow the actions which are mirrored through distinctions in pitch (e.g. ‘up’ is sung an octave higher than ‘down’). Can be used as a stand-alone giant elastic song; as part of a lesson on prepositions; as part of a physical lesson developing muscular strength and body awareness or as Song 7 in our 30-minute music and movement session. Each song includes: 1) A comprehensive lesson plan -highlighting EYFS and Music objectives covered -directions on classroom management -recommended list of props/visual aids -ideas for Extended learning  -inclusive planning for children with EAL/SEND profiles -different ways to deliver the material from Music/EYFS perspectives -formatted to allow easy cut-and-paste options into planning documents 2) Audio tracks - vocal & backing 3) Sheet music - for piano & guitar 4) Lyrics  -teachers’ lyrics with directions for classroom management  -children’s lyrics suitable for a Songbook
Musicbuds
GCSE PE

GCSE PE

16 individual GCSE theory PE Lesson plans. Over 20 GCSE individual practical lesson plans for Boxing, Swimming, Squash, Boccia and Goalball. Would work well in any setting teaching GCSE PE especially SEN settings.
GoldSEN
SENCO Toolkit

SENCO Toolkit

Includes: Assess, Plan, Do, Review Cycle Focused feedback forms x 3 Intervention tiers Pupil Passports template Student support booklet template Learning Walk proforma Student observation sheet
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Student Support Booklet Template

Student Support Booklet Template

As a SENCO I found it extremely frustrating constantly having to remind teachers about specific students needs and how to support these. Despite having access to an inclusion register. I have created this booklet that has been given to all staff to ensure they are fully aware of all students with additional needs and how to support these fully in their lessons. The contents have been collated from various websites and sources for ease of use in one document. Including key documents made by myself. The booklet contains: 1. An introduction to the booklet and how to use it 2. Key and Acronyms 3. Broad areas of need explained 4. List of students identified with SEND (anonymized ready to input your school's information into) 5. Students for whom reasonable adjustments should be made (anonymized ready to input your school's information into) 6. Supporting Pupils with Statements of SEND/EHCPs (anonymized ready to input your school's information into) 7. Student’s Health Care Plans. 8. Named Students/students with mentors 9. Specific Learning Difficulties (SPLD) definition 10. ADHD and Autistic Spectrum Disorder definition 11. Supporting students with Dyslexia 12. Supporting students with ASD 13. Supporting students with numeracy difficulties. 14. Supporting students with ADHD 15. Supporting Students with SLCN 16. Questioning Blank Levels 17. Simplifying questions 18. Differentiation techniques to teach key vocabulary and key concepts 19. Referral form – Learning Concerns 20. Referral form – Behavioural and emotional concerns 21. Record of concern form (CP) 22. Subject teacher feedback form 23. Pupil passport proforma 24. Interventions offered in school 25. Assess, Plan, Do, Review Cycle
schandler1
Symmetry - when they just won't get it

Symmetry - when they just won't get it

I found this really useful as it allows pupils to carefully check symmetry - by counting. Once used, you could give them dotted paper and challange them to create symmetrical and non symmetrical images for their peers. They love to try to catch each other out.
cindyhoy
8 APPS FOR DYSLEXIC LEARNERS: PRESENTATION

8 APPS FOR DYSLEXIC LEARNERS: PRESENTATION

A Presentation of 8 Apps that support the Dyslexic Learners. This Presentation Includes: 1. Dyslexia 2. Dyslexia Quest 3. Dyseggxia 4. Sound Literacy 5. Multiplication Rhymes 6. Read 2 Me 7. With Phonograms 8. Dyslexic's Dictionary Teachers can use this presentation of apps as a ready reckoner to pick up the tools to help the learners digitally as the need demands.
john421969
The History Department Bundle

The History Department Bundle

Save yourself some time and download this useful bundle of documents to put in your History Department folder. Save money on this bundle and save yourself lots of time. Included Citizenship policy Audit teaching and learning Literacy policy in history Policy vision and aims Pupil voice questionnaire Spiritual, moral, social and cultural development links Work related learning documents Gifted and talented policy Personalised learning policy in history Gifted and talented policy in history SEND strategies Weaving local history into history lessons Classroom poster displays
lesleyann75
Early Years Halloween Handwriting Activities for Reception and Year 1

Early Years Halloween Handwriting Activities for Reception and Year 1

Discover Halloween crafts and Halloween activities for Reception and Year One kids. These printable worksheets include puzzles, colouring pages and handwriting activities. Under the guise of completing a spider web, finding ghosts, helping witches and drawing skeletons these trick or treat Halloween worksheets will improve children’s handwriting skills. They can do this because they have been created using a developmental approach to handwriting where the children continue to practice pencil control skills as well as word writing skills. These worksheets for children under the age of six years. Included you will find drawing activities where the children are asked to draw a skeleton onto a gingerbread man and help a spider weave his web by drawing pre-writing patterns. There is a maze to complete and an activity where the children write words related to Halloween onto a spiral ghost. Afterward, this ghost can be hung up for all to see. Included is a social media profile for a witch, here the children are asked to complete the witches name and other vital facts. There are 7 worksheets in total with guidance notes. - Complete a spider trail by drawing pre-writing patterns x 2 sheets - Draw a skeleton by adding bones onto a gingerbread man - Complete a maze to help the ghost find a lollipop - Track a pencil to take the spell book and cauldron to the glasses and potion bottle - Write four Halloween inspired words (12 words supplied) around a spiral, cut out and hang as a ghost trail - Name the witch, where she lives and works on a social media profile All these activities will help a child develop their handwriting skills whilst still having fun.
HelpwithHandwriting
4 Specific Learning Disabilities Mind Maps

4 Specific Learning Disabilities Mind Maps

The resource is designed and created in PowerPoint to help all professional bodies working with children. They can be used as a poster or within a presentation regarding SpLD. These mind maps can assist SENCO's, teachers, support staff etc within primary or secondary education as part of staff training or building awareness. There are four posters all together: Dysgraphia Dyslexia Dyscalculia Dyspraxia
sheenataylor82