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

S4W5

Skills4Worcestershire Passport to Hospitality - Unit 1: Housekeeping Element 2

  • 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.

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Worcestershire County Council Employment Resource Pack

  • General
  • 08 Feb 2022
Free
SPA
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PfA

Developed in conjunction with local SEND schools by Inspiring Worcestershire, this comprehensive resource pack contains activities and supporting documents to inspire learners with SEND towards future employment.

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Webinar: Leading CPD for Inclusive SEND Provision

  • Webcasts
  • 04 Feb 2022
Free
WSS past event

Funded by the Department for Education, this series of three webinars explores evidence-informed, effective strategies that SENCOs and school leaders can use to build a culture of professional growth.

classroom reading

Webinar: Sharing Good Practice: Partnership Between Specialist and Mainstream Settings

  • Webcasts
  • 26 Jan 2022
Free
WSS past event

This three-part series explores how partnerships between Specialist and Mainstream settings can be developed and used to benefit both and support all students with SEND.

students studying

Webinar: Beyond the School Gates: Exploring Opportunity and Aspiration into FE and Beyond

  • Webcasts
  • 20 Jan 2022
Free
WSS past event

This webinar series focuses on aspiration, provision and opportunities from KS4 through to FE and beyond. The series explores curriculum, PfA and long term outcomes, transitions & connectivity across the system to best support students and families.

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Webinar: SEND in Mainstream for Early Career Teachers and Beyond

  • Webcasts
  • 14 Jan 2022
Free
WSS past event

This three-part webinar series supports teachers to develop their ability to effectively meet the needs of all SEND learners in your classroom, using the 5 Key Recommendations from the EEF’s SEN Support in Mainstream Schools Guidance Report.

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WSS e-news January 2022

  • General
  • 12 Jan 2022
Free
WSS enews

Highlights include an invitation to contribute to the Specialist Provision Area, and the RSA's Inclusive and Nurturing Schools toolkit.

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Webinar: Introduction to the Teacher Handbook: SEND

  • Webcasts
  • 06 Jan 2022
Free
WSS past event

In this webinar, lead authors Katherine Walsh and Amelie Thompson take participants through Whole School SEND's latest resource, the Teacher Handbook: SEND.

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Teacher Handbook: SEND

  • General
  • 14 Dec 2021
Free
Teacher Handbook SEND
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The teacher I think I am affects the teacher I can be. I am a teacher of everyone.

  • General
  • 14 Dec 2021
Free
Wider Resources
Identity

If you are asked to describe your teacher identity, you may find this difficult to articulate. However, if someone asks you what you think is important to the role of a teacher, you would probably be able to give an answer without too much delay.

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Classroom Environment

  • General
  • 14 Dec 2021
Free
Permeating Themes
Classroom

The importance of creating an inclusive environment that enables all learners to access the lesson and progress towards their individual learning targets.

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Sharing expertise

  • General
  • 14 Dec 2021
Free
Mentor guide

A range of noticing; instructional approaches and adaptive strategies for the scenarios

Complex Scenario Tayla

Complex Scenario Tayla

  • General
  • 14 Dec 2021
Free
Complex Scenarios

Exploring readiness to learn.

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Working with Teaching Assistants

  • General
  • 14 Dec 2021
Free
Permeating Themes
Classroom
Partnerships
Teaching Assistants

In what ways do teaching assistants impact the learning in the classroom?

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Co-learning with (and as) experts

  • General
  • 14 Dec 2021
Free
Permeating Themes
Adaptive

Our in-role expertise is not fixed, but develops as we learn and reflect.

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MindEd Resources

  • General
  • 14 Dec 2021
Free
Wider Resources
mental health
wellbeing

Downloadable resources about the MindEd programme.

Complex Scenario Tomas

Complex Scenario Tomas

  • General
  • 14 Dec 2021
Free
Complex Scenarios

Supporting engagement and social development.

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Teaching needs adaptive expertise now more than ever

  • General
  • 14 Dec 2021
Free
Adaptive expertise
,
Adaptive Teaching
Teacher Development

The pandemic has opened up the debate about what it means to be vulnerable in education and who might ‘struggle to learn’.

crochet

Talking head: The moment I realised I couldn’t really crochet!

  • General
  • 14 Dec 2021
Free
Adaptive Teaching
Learning
Working Memory

Supporting a child to recognise the aspect of a task that they don’t know, but which would make a difference to them moving forward, is an important first step.

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The language we use

  • General
  • 14 Dec 2021
Free
Permeating Themes
Language

The language we communicate through our words and our actions is a beacon for the learners we teach.