Back to school: guidance and resources for supporting children and young people with SEND


After a turbulent 2020, schools in the UK will begin welcoming back pupils from the beginning of September. But a lot has happened in the past few months, and providing support for pupils with additional needs returning school is more important than ever before.

In this article, the Tes SEN Show has pulled together vital guidance and free resources for educational staff of all levels to enhance the SEND provision in your school or setting.

Mental health and wellbeing



Transitioning back to school

Free online resources

  • BBC Bitesize
    Lessons for primary, secondary and post-16 from BBC
  • Kahn Academy
    Science, maths, arts and humanities courses from Khan Academy.
  • National Geographic
    Resources and work packs from Natural Geographic.
  • Classroom support
    Resources for Teaching Assistants to support social distancing from SENworks

Don't miss out on expert guidance and dedicated seminars on overcoming the effects of the pandemic at the Tes SEN Show on 8-9 January 2021 at the Business Design Centre, London. Take a look at what's on here.

Author: Frances Heaume, Marketing Manager, Tes SEN Show