SEND resources for teachers

Resources to support students with special educational needs

There remains a vast attainment gap between learners with special educational needs and their peers – and yet, according to a recent survey by Teacher Tapp, only 19% of teachers in secondary schools and 13% of teachers in primary schools feel they have all the help they need to support students with SEN.

That’s why we’ve put together a range of teaching resources to help you support learners with special educational needs and disabilities, including ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia and Tourette Syndrome. These SEND resources include CPD articles with advice on whole-school approaches and strategies for supporting young people in mainstream schools, as well as printable educational resources, templates and worksheets.

They include tips on numeracy, handwriting, gross motor skills, fine motor skills, sequencing and more, and will help SEN teachers, subject teachers, form tutors and teaching assistants support young people from key stage 2 to key stage 4.

You’ll also find a toolkit of teaching resources and strategies to support EAL learners; for more on English as an additional language, see our EAL resources page. 

For support with social, emotional and mental health (SEMH), browse our CPD articles on wellbeing and visit our children’s mental health and wellbeing page.


Downloadable SEND toolkits and EAL toolkit

Dyslexia toolkit

Information, strategies and printable templates for supporting dyslexic students in the secondary classroom, with advice on reducing the load on learners' working memory.

Dysgraphia toolkit

A dysgraphia support framework and intervention programme to help students with handwriting difficulties at KS3 and KS4 improve their fine motor skills.

ADHD toolkit

Advice on reasonable adjustments for supporting secondary school students with ADHD in the classroom and in exams, along with case studies and printable templates.

EAL toolkit

While not a disability, requiring support with the English language is a key educational need for new arrivals. This toolkit provides strategies, teaching ideas and activities for EAL learners.

SEND articles, webinars and partnership resources

CPD articles on SEND

Articles and resources from experts, consultants and SENDCos on supporting students with dyspraxia, dyslexia, dyscalculia, Tourette Syndrome and handwriting difficulties.

SEND and EAL webinars

Our Teachit Talks webinars and downloadable presentations include a series on SEND, with a focus on dyslexia, and a webinar on EAL support in the mainstream classroom.

Resources from Tourettes Action

Free downloadable resources from our partner Tourettes Action to raise awareness of Tourette Syndrome among teachers, teaching assistants, parents and students.

Resources from The Bell Foundation

Free, evidence-based resources from our partner The Bell Foundation for students who use English as an additional language.

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