Holy Family Catholic School

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SEND Information

 

Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Co-ordinator (SENDCo): Miss Sarah Scott e:sarah.scott@salford.gov.uk

 

There are four broad areas of need:

  1. Communication and Interaction
  2. Sensory and Physical Need
  3. Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties
  4. Cognition and Learning

 

SEN Support for Parents - Click the link for websites and advice regarding various areas of SEN. 

SEN Home Learning

Please find below resources to support children across the four main areas of need.

 

1. Communication and Interaction

Advice and resources regarding Speech, Language and Communication can be sought from NHS Speak Up Salford.

Speech and Language Therapy (SaLT)

Below is a guide to Blank Levels. Download the Quality Interactions document here.

The following Blank Level Home Learning Packs have been produced by Salford's Speech and Language Therapy service.

SaLT Blank Level 1

SaLT Blank Level 2

SaLT Blank Level 3

SaLT Blank Level 4

SaLT Level 4 - Inference

SaLT Level 4 - Why? Because...

In addition to these resources, below are some useful links to support language and communication skills,

 

2. Sensory and/or Physical Needs

Here are some ideas to support fine and gross motor skills:

Get moving with Joe Wicks' PE sessions, or Cosmic Yoga every day. Search for Joe Wicks or Cosmic Yoga on You Tube.

Dough Disco is great for fine motor skills

BBC Dancemat supports typing skills

Here are some more activities and resources:

Fine Motor Skills

Threading

Scissor Skills

Playdough

Pencil control

Handwriting

Gross Motor Skills

Gross Motor Skills-2

 

3. Social, Emotional and Mental Health Difficulties

Find more information about mental health in children at mentalhealth.org.

Find resources on mental health and wellbeing from the BBC.

Wellbeing apps can useful to teach children calming strategies. Find the best ones here at The School Run.

Below are some brilliant wellbeing activities suitable for all:

Wellbeing Pack

My 'I can' Journal

If I'm feeling... I can...

Mindfulness Challenge Cards

Feelings Chart

I am an amazing person

Emoji Self-Assessment

Feeling Anxious Cards

A Jar of Courage

Grounding Technique

  

ASC (Autistic Spectrum Condition)

Many of the activities found under the SaLT, SEMH and Motor Skills headings may be useful too.

Find some free sensory planning with multisensory activities and messy play here

Timestables.co.uk is a great alternative to Times Table Rockstars. There is no requirement for login details and children do not have the time pressure that some find tricky.

Social Thinking can also provide some free resources.

Please find some additional resources below:

Visual Timetable

Calming Myself Poster

Emotions sorting

Emotions game

Food Idioms

Animal Idioms

Sensory Break Dice

Sensory Activities

Colour Hunt

Spring Hunt

Meeting Sensory Needs

 

4. Cognition and Learning

Dyslexia and Processing:

SOS Spelling is a Dyslexia friendly approach to learning spelling. 

Timestables.co.uk is a great alternative to Times Table Rockstars. There is no requirement for login details and children do not have the time pressure that some find tricky.

Please find some additional resources below:

Listen & Do-2-word

Listen & Do-2-word (2)

Listen & Do-3-word

Listen & Do-3-word (2)

Listen & Do-4-word

Listen & Do-4-word (2)

Listen & Do-5-word

Listen & Do-5-word (2)

Listen & Do-Advanced

Listen & Do-Advanced (2)

Listen & Do-Advanced (3)

Listen & Do-Advanced (4)

 

Maths and English KS1 (Basics)

Look at the activities below for basic skills practice.

Maths - Number Formation

Maths - Ordering to 20

Maths - 1 More or Less up to 10

Maths - Number Bonds to 10 or 20 Challenges

Maths - I Spy and Add to 20

Maths - Create your own Addition

Maths - Number Bonds to 10 or 20 Challenges

Maths - Counting to 10

Maths - Addition to 10

Maths - Counting in 2s

Maths - Counting in 10s

English Reading Comprehension

English Reading Comprehension - 2 Key Words

English Reading Comprehension - 4 Key Words

English Following instructions game

English - High Frequency Words

English - Alphabet Matching

English - Writing a Story - Prompts

English - Letter Formation

English - CVC Booklet

English - CVCC and CCVC Booklet

 

Maths and English KS2 (Basics)

Look at the activities below for basic skills practice.

Maths Revision Booklet - Questions

Maths Revision Booklet - Answers

Maths - Addition and Subtraction

Maths - Multiplication and Division - Questions

Maths - Multiplication and Division - Answers

Maths Division - Questions

Maths Division - Answers

English Spring English Booklet - Questions

English Spring English Booklet - Answers

English Picture Writing Prompts

English - Correct the Sentence

English - Spelling Pack

English - Spelling Wordsearch

 

SEND Information

SEND Information Report

SEND Policy

SEND Local Offer

To access the Local Authority Local Offer page, please click here

 

Salford’s ‘Local Offer’ for children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities

If you have children with special educational needs and/or disabilities, visit www.salford.gov.uk/localoffer You’ll find a huge range of information on things like health services, things to do, support and advice, travel and transport, getting involved and having your say and much more. Every council in the UK has a Local Offer to help you take more control over how your child’s needs are met, keep you informed and help you make the most of services and support in your area.

SEND Coffee Mornings

We held our first SEN Coffee Morning on 3rd October, 2019. Thank you for joining us, we hope you found this useful and informative. Our Coffee Morning's are to be informal gatherings for parents, staff and even parents of future Holy Family pupils to discuss what we do for our SEN children in school and as an opportunity to chat to other parents and share advice and tips. 

We will update the page with a date for our next coffee morning and we looking forward to seeing you then. 

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