SEND

SEND Local Offer Information Report

Please find some links below to help support parents and students with a variety of SEND needs. If you need any further support regarding SEND, please send an email to SEND@ormistondenes.co.uk and someone from the team will get back to you as soon as possible.

The SENDIASS service is for children and young people (up to 25 years) and their parents and carers, in relation to Special Educational Needs and Disabilities.

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) is a free confidential and impartial information, advice and support service on issues related to Special Educational Needs and Disability. 

 

They provide unbiased information and advice about what the law says, the local authority’s policies and procedures and about the policy and practice in local schools and other settings.

They:

  • Provide information and advice about special educational needs.
  • Can advise you and support you with the Education, Health and Care (EHC) plan process.
  • Will listen to your views and concerns.
  • Work with you to explore your options.
  • Help you prepare for meetings.
  • Support you to find the confidence to express your views.
  • Can help with forms, letters and reports.
  • Work in partnership with schools and the local authority to develop positive relationships.

Lowestoft Library run a SEND session every week. Click on the poster for more details.

ASD

My Picturepath is a brilliant visual timeline tool and amazing for learning with ASD.

Autism Education Trust

Social, Emotional and Mental Health

Do2learn provides thousands of free pages with social skills and behavioural regulation activities and guidance learning, songs and games, communication cards, academic material, and transition guides for employment and life skills.

Resources to help school communities build resilience and understand mental health better.

The SEND Gateway is a good source of information for professionals, containing resources on responding appropriately to children and young people with SEND with emotional wellbeing needs.

Audible Books offer free access to hundreds of children’s audio books.

On-line maths games from Maths Chase.

The Maths Factor is an online maths practice service that has been helping children unlock their maths confidence. 

The Book Trust – Home Time have free online books, videos and games, you can win prizes, test your knowledge in the book-themed quizzes, or even learn how to draw some of your favourite characters.

Leeds for Learning have a comprehensive list of reading resources for all ages.

All of Ian Bean – SEN ICT Resources are delivered on web pages which are free from advertisements and links to other web sites. They present them this way to ensure that learners are able to use the site to practice their access skills in a safe online environment, free from distractions. Their activities are also available to download and use directly from your computer or network.

 

Audible Books offer free access to hundreds of children’s audio books.

On-line maths games from Maths Chase.

Premier League Primary Stars. Whilst aimed at primary school, there are some fun activities based around the premier football league.

Inspiration Trust’s list of online resources for students of all ages – primary, secondary and sixth form.

SEND Assist has range of resources to support SEND learners.

Lift Lessons combines animated video lessons, digital quizzes and spaced learning (revision over time) to teach important science vocabulary.

 

The Maths Factor is an online maths practice service that has been helping children unlock their maths confidence. 

The Book Trust – Home Time have free online books, videos and games, you can win prizes, test your knowledge in the book-themed quizzes, or even learn how to draw some of your favourite characters.

Leeds for Learning have a comprehensive list of reading resources for all ages.

All of Ian Bean – SEN ICT Resources are delivered on web pages which are free from advertisements and links to other web sites. They present them this way to ensure that learners are able to use the site to practice their access skills in a safe online environment, free from distractions. Their activities are also available to download and use directly from your computer or network.

 

Audible Books offer free access to hundreds of children’s audio books.

On-line maths games from Maths Chase.

The Nurture UK bereavement guide.  

Mental health and behaviour in schools. This is departmental advice from the DfE. It includes:

  • How and when to refer to Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS).
  • Practical advice to support children with emotional and behavioural difficulties.
  • Strengthening student resilience.
  • Tools to identify students likely to need extra support.
  • Where and how to access community support.

Butterfly Print also publish a number of other Mental Health resources including student journals.

Young Minds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional well-being and mental health of children and young people.

 

Future minds offers a comprehensive service for emotional well-being and good mental health. They believe in working effectively with minimum involvement and in the minimum amount of time.  

General learning support

Childnet International have produced a SEND Toolkit, including lesson plans, key vocab lists, film clips, quizzes etc. to support young people with SEND and their online safety. 

 

BBC Bitesize is a free online study support resource designed to help with learning, revision and homework! It provides support for learners aged 5 to 16+ across a wide range of school subjects. It also supports children and young people’s well-being and career choices. 

 

Premier League Primary Stars. Whilst aimed at primary school, there are some fun activities based around the premier football league.

Inspiration Trust’s list of online resources for students of all ages – primary, secondary and sixth form.

SEND Assist has range of resources to support SEND learners.

Lift Lessons combines animated video lessons, digital quizzes and spaced learning (revision over time) to teach important science vocabulary.

 

The Maths Factor is an online maths practice service that has been helping children unlock their maths confidence. 

The Book Trust – Home Time have free online books, videos and games, you can win prizes, test your knowledge in the book-themed quizzes, or even learn how to draw some of your favourite characters.

Leeds for Learning have a comprehensive list of reading resources for all ages.

All of Ian Bean – SEN ICT Resources are delivered on web pages which are free from advertisements and links to other web sites. They present them this way to ensure that learners are able to use the site to practice their access skills in a safe online environment, free from distractions. Their activities are also available to download and use directly from your computer or network.

 

Audible Books offer free access to hundreds of children’s audio books.

On-line maths games from Maths Chase.

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