SEND Home Learning Support

SEND Home Learning

On this page, Mrs Fineran will be adding items for those who may want some additional support for their children with SEND. We hope you will find these resources useful.

This document contains links to information, top tips, and to some resources for parents supporting children with a variety of Special Educational Needs:

SEND Home Learning Links

Sensory and/ or physical needs

In this section, you will find some ideas of activities that you can try at home to support development of fine and gross motor skills.

Get involved with Joe Wicks’s PE sessions. 30 minute daily sessions are live streamed to his YouTube channel every day at 9am. Don’t worry if that time doesn’t work for you, they are recorded, so you can do them at any time.

Cosmic Yoga also have some lovely, fun yoga sessions to try on their YouTube page. The sessions are themed and include things such as Pokémon, Minecraft and Frozen yoga.

Dough disco is a fantastic way to develop muscles to support fine motor skills.  All you need is some playdough, some music and then get funky with lots of dough disco moves like this:

BBC Dancemat helps typing skills and can be found by following this link:  

Follow this link for lots of ideas of sensory activities you could try at home:

You can also find some further files to download here with ideas of activities that you can try at home:

Further resources to download

Fine motor skills inside

Gross motor challenge cards

Gross motor skills

Pencil control


Scissor skills



Communication and Interaction

Here are a selection of Speech and language resources which you may find helpful.

This website has links to a variety of different resources to use:

A selection of free games with a speech and language focus can be found here:

The website from Colourful Semantics has links to a vast array of support materials including games, now and next boards, social stories, speech sounds etc. 

Further resources to download

Birthday party questions to discuss

Cafe scene questions to discuss

Calming myself poster

Emotions board game

Emotions sorting

How do you challenges

Inference cards

Name 5 things

Now and Next board

Sentence ordering

Visual timetable

What am I dominoes

When sorting activity

Workstation example

Social, Emotional and Mental Health and Wellbeing

Please see the files below for resources to support emotional and mental health.

This site has useful information regarding children’s mental health

Further resources to download

Emoji self assessment

Feeling anxious cards

Feelings reflection frame

Grounding technique

I am an amazing person

If I_m feeling I can

Lego activities

Let_s feel better

Mindfulness challenge cards

My I can journal

Understanding emotions


Cognition and Learning

Nessy is a programme available to support the building of literacy skills (reading/ spelling/ writing).  If you feel your child would benefit from a short intervention using this resource, please contact Mrs Fineran to obtain a login.

Times table practice – this is an alternative to TT Rockstars, minus the time pressure!

Simultaneous Oral Spelling – you could try this way to support you with practising your spellings. 

If you feel you would like further support with any of the home learning set by class teachers for your child please don’t hestitate to get in touch!