SEND Home Learning

COVID-19 Home learning.

With the school currently closed to the majority of our pupils I understand that many parents of pupils with special educational needs may be concerned about the provision for their children. Whilst the class pages contain many activities suitable for all pupils I will also put activities and resources aimed specifically at those pupils on our SEND register here on this page. 

We have also put together a 'wellbeing pack' to help with any worries and emotions during this period of home learning. We know that some of our young people will be anxious around becoming ill or school being closed and some of the activities within this pack may help a little with coping with challenging emotions and worries at this time.

I will add files and useful websites regularly so keep checking back for new things to do.

Should you have any concerns or wish to contact me, please do so via my email: sdoherty@pippins.slough.sch.uk

Stay well,

Mrs Doherty

 

A list of useful websites and apps to support learners with special educational needs.

Speech and Language and communication

Sequencing and narrative skills

https://cypf.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/support-and-advice/communication-and-hearing/sequencing-and-narrative-skills/

Speechlink – lots of speech and language and listening activities for you to do with your child – we use speech link activities in Key Stage 1 at Pippins. They have granted free access to parents during this time.

https://speechandlanguage.info/parents

EYFS listening activities – Cbeebies

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio/andys-sound-adventures-democratic-republic-of-congo

Strategies for understanding language

https://cypf.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/support-and-advice/communication-and-hearing/understanding-language/

Social skills games

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/specialeducationalneeds-sen/specialeducationalneeds-sen-social-emotional-and-mental-health-difficulties/sen-friendship-and-social-skills

Speech and language ideas especially for EYFS and Lower Key Stage 1

https://www.youtube.com/bryonyrust

Listening and attention

https://cypf.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/support-and-advice/communication-and-hearing/listening-and-attention-at-school/

Choose it maker 3 APP – great for EYFS and Key Stage 1

Cause and effect activities; Literacy activities; sound lotto; matching activities; multiple choice activities; games and quizzes.

Cognition, thinking, dyslexia and Autism

Ideas to support learners with Autism while off school

https://autismlearningblogaddress.blogspot.com/?fbclid=IwAR2mPMmYv7mpvySGsr3Py_bI_Lb_vXg4-aYo_r4ILffURHKdp-JPpR4pC54

Dyslexia Gold – free spelling tutor while schools are closed

https://dyslexiagold.co.uk/supportforschools?fbclid=IwAR0Vx5IxJGpavMd6a9eoyISz0yo_s_lU6yvBs4zMTz8hcrxxVylb5p3OFe8

Mathletics APP

Supporting maths learning through games and fun

Learn to touch type – recommended by Educational Psychologists and Dyslexia specialists

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr

Sensory and physical, motor skills

Ideas for sensory play

https://www.empoweringlittleminds.co.uk/resources-1

Fine motor skills help

https://cypf.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/support-and-advice/fine-motor-skills/

Gross motor skills help

https://cypf.berkshirehealthcare.nhs.uk/support-and-advice/gross-motor-skills/

Body position awareness – proprioception activities

https://occupationaltherapyot-com.cdn.ampproject.org/v/s/occupationaltherapyot.com/sensory-integration-proprioceptive-activities/amp/?usqp=mq331AQFKAGwASA=&fbclid=IwAR2KqbAQGkMGZwXhlVi40ijXKEjetfdDMFHNpPI7LpXjnHIwmxeiRQuTBKU&_js_v=0.1#aoh=15853328660192&referrer=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.google.com&_tf=From%20%251%24s&share=https%3A%2F%2Foccupationaltherapyot.com%2Fsensory-integration-proprioceptive-activities%2F

Social skills, emotions and mental health

Coping with stress

www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/10-minute-workouts/  

App for Mindfulness and Meditation. (Available on iOS, Android & Web)

CALM

I Love Hue APP

When you feel like you have no control, this app can help sooth you by creating simple visual harmonies from mosaic tiles. (Available on iOS and Android)

 

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Raymond Close, Rodney Way, Colnbrook,
Slough, SL3 0PR

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