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Tips for SEND Delivery

Everyone’s story counts, and we want to ensure our lesson resources are as accessible as possible so that everyone can benefit. Here are some tips for delivering our lessons for students with special education needs and disabilities (SEND).

Adapting the content:

  • Print key elements from the lessons so students can have the information right in front of them.
  • Incorporate different ways of communicating the information, such as with additional images or demonstrations.
  • If using written material, you can highlight important words, add diagrams or adjust the wording to support your students’ comprehension.

Adapting the activities:

  • Break activities into smaller components so students can focus on one thing at a time. You may want to set timed targets as well.
  • Organise students into mixed ability groups and consider smaller groups.
  • Provide examples for students to model their answers on, and check understanding frequently.
  • Instead of written work, allow students to submit different formats. For example, they could do an oral presentation or create an illustration.

(Note that these are a starting point but not intended to be an exhaustive list to address every students’ needs.)