Category: SEND Resources

In this section of the Axcis blog, you will find articles, classroom resources and much more to support your SEND practice. For a quick summary of what’s available, take a look at our SEND Resources Overview. We hope that you’ll find what you are looking for on here. If not, get in touch and let us know what you need, and we will do our best to find it and add it!

Positive Behaviour Management Tips

What is the most effective way to foster positive behaviour in your classroom and how can you manage your more “difficult” students? Here are some of our top tips. Adhere to the behaviour policy While you may not always agree

What is Sign2Sing?

Sign2Sing is an annual event that takes place for a week. This year, it starts on 3rd February. But what’s it all about, how can you get involved and what resources are available for schools to use? What is Sign2Sing?

How to support young carers at school

Do you have students in your school or setting who care for friends or relatives? Are you concerned about their welfare, attainment or attendance as a result of a care commitment? If so, find out here how you can support

Axcis Annual Charity 2020: Sky Badger

At Axcis, we are proud long-term supporters of the National Autistic Society and nasen (the National Association for Special Educational Needs). But from 2020, we are also nominating an additional annual charity to support with our fundraising efforts. To kick

Free resources with the Big Schools Birdwatch

It is widely recognised that getting outdoors and experiencing nature is great for children, so why not get your class involved in the Big Schools Birdwatch? It’s running from the 25th until the 27th of January, so take a look

Planning for an autism friendly Christmas (guest post)

Sue Goldman is an autism education specialist offering support, advice and teaching to autistic children, their families and educational settings. She has kindly written us this guest post about planning for an autism friendly Christmas.     Music, glitter, festive

Top 5 Christmas Craft Activities

Are you looking for ideas for craft activities to do with your class in the run up to Christmas? Axcis can help! Our top 5 craft ideas are listed in this blog. 1 Paper plate wreaths Using paper plates and

FREE Christmas Activity Sheets

Axcis are thrilled to offer these free downloadable activity sheets to use with your school or setting. In this pack, we include colouring sheets, a festive wordsearch, crossword and maze. For the first 5 who post their festively coloured Andy

Combat Bullying with Random Acts of Kindness!

What approaches can your school or alternative provision use to encourage random acts of kindness among pupils, staff and parents – and in turn, combat bullying and negative behaviour? In this blog, we explore some practical ideas you could try.

What is mindfulness and how can it benefit you and your children?

What is mindfulness? Professor Mark Williams, former director of the Oxford Mindfulness Centre, says that mindfulness means knowing directly what is going on inside and outside ourselves, moment by moment. “It’s easy to stop noticing the world around us. It’s also easy to