Resources and Publications

The Whole School SEND consortium regularly publishes resources to support you with all aspects of SEND. These include our SEND Review Guides and Frameworks, leaflets for parents, practical resources to support your work in educational settings, resources for specific contexts such as COVID, CPDL webinar recordings and more.

As a member of nasen and the Whole School SEND Member Community, you have free access to all of our resources – scroll through, use the filters or search for a specific resource. 

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Latest Resources

National Sensory Impairment Partnership

NatSIP resources

  • General
  • 09 May 2022
Free
Consortium Partner resource

Free resources on supporting candidates with sensory impairment from NatSIP

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SEND Development Pathways for the School Workforce: Guidance Document including self-study materials

  • General
  • 31 Mar 2022
Free
Pathways Guidance Document

This is a ‘How to Guide’ to support both Pathway participants (school workforce), and their line managers, in using the SEND Development Pathways resources to support ongoing continuing professional development.

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SEND Development Pathways interactive PowerPoint

  • General
  • 31 Mar 2022
Free
Pathways interactive Powerpoint

The SEND Development Pathways are largely based around free-to-access CPD resources (including those produced by Whole School SEND (WSS), consortium partners and other organisations).

students sitting in a lecture hall

SEND Development Pathways for the School Workforce: Talking Head

  • General
  • 31 Mar 2022
Free
Pathways interactive Powerpoint

This is a Talking Head video with Andy O'Brien, an Assistant Headteacher at Tor View School. In this video, Andy describes his career pathway from Specialist Teaching Assistant to Specialist Middle Leader.

SEND Development Pathways for the School Workforce: Reflective eLearning Journal

  • General
  • 31 Mar 2022
Free
Pathways Guidance Document

The Reflective eLearning Journal is intended to support participants, and their line managers in the discipline of self-study.

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School improvement for SEND: Learning Cycle Template

  • General
  • 31 Mar 2022
Free
School improvement for SEND

A diagram to use when identifying, implementing, and evaluating a school improvement project.

School improvement for SEND: Impact Tracker Template

  • General
  • 31 Mar 2022
Free
School improvement for SEND

A template to use to support the process of tracking a school improvement project by identifying the intent, tracking the implementation and evaluating the impact.

Female teacher reading to a group of primary school children

School improvement for SEND: Wider Reading

  • General
  • 31 Mar 2022
Free
School improvement for SEND

A resource was utilised by participants on the 2021 - 2022 Professional Development Groups project. These resources have not been produced or quality assured by Whole School SEND.

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WSS Special News Round-up March 2022

  • General
  • 29 Mar 2022
Free
WSS enews

Read nasen's responses to the Schools White Paper and the SEND Review Green Paper.

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Webinar: Introduction to the SEND Development Pathways

  • Webcasts
  • 15 Mar 2022
Free
WSS past event
Pathways Webinar

This webinar walks you through a new resource produced by Whole School SEND and Sea View Trust: the SEND Development Pathways.

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Webinar: Supporting Learners with Low-Incidence SEND

  • Webcasts
  • 10 Mar 2022
Free
WSS past event

This session looks at how practitioners can support children and young people with Sensory Impairment or Physical Disability through the use of assistive technology to ensure all learners are able to achieve the best possible outcomes.

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WSS e-news March 2022

  • General
  • 09 Mar 2022
Free
WSS enews

Highlights include the Youth Steering Group hosting Minister Will Quince and details of new resources coming soon: SEND Development Pathways, Review Guide for Colleges and Online Learning Modules.

College SEND Review Guide Cover

College SEND Review Guide

  • General
  • 08 Mar 2022
Free
WSS Review Guide

Any college is able to use the College SEND Review in order to self-evaluate the effectiveness of its provision for learners with special educational needs and disabilities.

female teacher with young pupil

Webinar: Using the Engagement Model in Mainstream

  • Webcasts
  • 17 Feb 2022
Free
WSS past event

This session focuses on the Engagement Model. The session provides an introduction to or reinforcement of the principles behind the model and looks at how it is implemented in a mainstream setting.

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Webinar: Perfecting Preparation for Adulthood

  • Webcasts
  • 11 Feb 2022
Free
WSS past event

This series aims to demystify the Preparation for Adulthood agenda, making it accessible to classroom teachers and school leaders in all school types and phases.

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WSS e-news February 2022

  • General
  • 09 Feb 2022
Free
WSS enews

Highlights include Teacher Handbook: SEND, Resources to support Children's Mental Health Week.

S4W5

Skills4Worcestershire Passport to Hospitality - Unit 1: Housekeeping Element 1

  • General
  • 08 Feb 2022
Free
SPA
PfA

This project will take the students on a tour around the Hospitality industry, learning about not only what services are classed as hospitality and its history but what careers and entry level roles around available within the sector.

S4W5

Skills4Worcestershire Passport to Hospitality - Unit 1: Induction

  • General
  • 08 Feb 2022
Free
SPA
,
PfA

This project will take the students on a tour around the Hospitality industry, learning about not only what services are classed as hospitality and its history but what careers and entry level roles around available within the sector.

S4W5

Skills4Worcestershire Passport to Hospitality - Unit 1: Introduction

  • General
  • 08 Feb 2022
Free
SPA
PfA

This project will take the students on a tour around the Hospitality industry, learning about not only what services are classed as hospitality and its history but what careers and entry level roles around available within the sector.

S4W5

Skills4Worcestershire Passport to Hospitality - Unit 1: Housekeeping Element 3

  • General
  • 08 Feb 2022
Free
SPA
,
PfA

This project will take the students on a tour around the Hospitality industry, learning about not only what services are classed as hospitality and its history but what careers and entry level roles around available within the sector.